A Lego Birthday Party, Of Course!

James loves Legos. So, naturally, he opted for a Lego-themed birthday party. He was thrilled to have a big birthday party this year with lots of friends and family, so thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate our … Read More

James Turns 6!

On his official 6th birthday, February 27, 2015, James got to pick almost everything about his special day. He started out his day getting his present from Mom and Dad– a new, fuzzy robe! He insists on wearing it with … Read More

Let the Birthday Fun Begin!

There will be a few posts covering the annual celebration of James’ birth (it’s quite an event) and so this one will start things off. Chris’s parents were unfortunately going to be out of town for James’ birthday this year, … Read More

Florida State Fair

Growing up in Tampa, our family made an annual tradition of going to the Florida State Fair. I have such fond memories of so much time spent there with my parents, and then with friends in high school, and after … Read More

The Happiest Place on Earth

When in Orlando… go to Disney!  As a family, we decided that we would forgo individual Christmas gifts to each other this year, and instead get annual passes to Disney World. Now that we are officially Florida residents, it’s a … Read More

Kayaking with Manatees

I’m not sure how it happened, but I overlooked blogging about an awesome adventure we had last fall shortly after moving back. Shame on me!  We were lucky enough to go kayaking in Weeki Wachee Springs State Park with our … Read More

Just Keep Swimmin’

Now that we are a Florida-based family, it was time for James to learn how to swim. Water is everywhere here and it is much more of a necessity than it ever was in Utah. Once we settled into our … Read More