Traveling Shenks
Happy Birthday, Chris!
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Yesterday was Chris’s birthday, and we celebrated with a delicious dinner at our favorite Indian restaurant with our fabulous neighbors/friends. In honor of his special day, his lovely wife baked him an Orange Ribbon Cheesecake from scratch! Truly a labor … Read More

Flowers in Spring
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The Shenk Family spent the majority of last weekend working outside. It finally felt like spring in Utah! James got some new sandals to wear with his shorts and was ready to lend us a hand… with the hose. Progress … Read More

Weekend Warriors
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The Shenk Family has spent the last few weekends (and some weeknights) trying to tame our backyard. We have some new garden beds that need planting, some new patio furniture to enjoy, and we’ll hopefully finish laying our new flagstone … Read More

Oh Lasagna, how do I love thee…
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GrandPoppa Pelt is a fantastic cook and his lasagna is world-famous (at least it is in my world)! Living in Utah has significantly reduced the number of times we get to enjoy this spectacular dish, and as such, I requested … Read More

Easter
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Easter is a low-key holiday at the Shenk house. James got a cool set of blocks this year from Mom & Dad and the basket of goodies came from the Florida Easter Bunny (aka Mimi Shenk). We sat James in … Read More

Pinto Beans and Cornbread
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This meal should be considered the “State Meal” of West Virginia. As such, we have it for dinner about once a month now that Grandpa Landers is living with us. A couple of nights ago, James was introduced to it, … Read More

It must be spring!
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Today is a beautiful day here in Utah, sunny with a high of 60, and so the Shenk Family headed out for our first bike ride of 2010. James got to ride in his sweet bike trailer sans car seat … Read More

Traveling Shenks
Something else to keep up with…
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Here it is, ladies and gentlemen. The Shenk Family Blog. I figure this will be the best and most efficient way to disseminate our family’s adventures, as well as photos of the little man, and if I’m really good, videos. … Read More