Wednesday, July 28, 2010

4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! My family loves this holiday! Every year my mom goes early and sets blankets out on the grass by Romney Stadium to hold our spot for the fireworks. We meet on the same corner every year. It was fun to see extended family and this year my friend Whitney came up for a little while.

Mom, Russ, and I (Russ making a nice face)

Tom & Sophia

Matt & Jane (Tom's brother Jane and her family were visiting from Wyoming)

Ruth (Tom's mom)

Sophie, Molly, Hillary, Mom, Aunt Sarah, Cozette & Isabelle (her daughters), Uncle Joe, Pop-Pop


Russ, me, Adam, Hill

A jet flew over. It was so close and so loud! I loved it

Firework time

I love the fireworks!


My brother-in-law Tom has a band with his brother Jeff and their friend Dustin. They played at a little burger joint in Provo called Sammy's. We got food, sat on a blanket and listened to the band. It was fun being outside with family.

In the middle: Heidi (Dustin's girlfriend), Molly, Russ

I love my nieces! (Sophie looks happy..I think she wanted to hold the camera)


Summer BBQ

One evening this summer we had a BBQ at our place. There are a couple of BBQs in the pool area at the clubhouse. Molly and her family came over, Tyler, our neighbor, and Dave & Jessica Adams joined us with there baby, Quinn. We roasted hot dogs, corn, chatted, played in the water (some of us). It was fun.

Tyler, Dave, Jessica & Quinn

Cute Bevs! (Evelyn)


Sophie bug

Tom & Molly

Girls Camp

In the middle of June I went to Girls Camp with the young women in my ward. (I was the Young Women president for a very short time, before our ward was split). It was stake camp and we went to a place called Star Point. It was very pretty there. It was hot some of the time and COLD some of the time. The girls were troopers and slept in tents every night, but some of us leaders stayed in a trailor named Marge some of the nights! The theme of camp was The Wizard of Oz (Our Zion).

There was a nice lodge for us to hang out in when it was cold-rough camp huh? There was also a kitchen/garage downstairs to keep our food and to cook in.

Katie (leader), Whitney, Nisha

The girls won for the best skit! Some of them were a little scandalous...

We went on a hike one of the days. We took turns shaking buckets along the way to make homemade icecream. It was delicious! Vanilla icecream with many a topping!

We had some free time so we did a craft. Kathy Fair (camp director) brought stuff to make cute ribbon flowers. We put them on headbands and clips for our hair.

Great ladies! Terri, Britny, Sheryn

For our service project we decorated the outside of boxes for the food bank.

We made adorable PJ capris for everybody. Each unit (2 wards) had a theme. Ours was Dorothy-hence the gingham fabric. We also had blue gingham bows, hair ribbons, and ruby slipper name tags for our bags.

This was the bishopric night. The bishopbric and their wives drove up and joined us for dinner and testimony meeting. We decorated the tables for them and wrote notes on the tablecloth.

After testimony meeting (the last night of camp) we got cozy in our PJs with blankets and pillows and watched the Wizard of Oz projected in the lodge. It was great!

Camp was a lot of fun! I was glad to go for the entire time this year. The girls are so cute!