"If you know someone who has lost a child or anybody who's important to them, and you're afraid to mention them because you think you might make them sad by reminding them that they died, they didn't forget they died. You're not reminding them. What you're reminding them of is that you remembered that they lived, and that's a great, great gift" - Elizabeth Edwards

"The deep hurt is the mirror image of the deep joy that still awaits you." - Bruce C. Hafen

Nicci Softball

Nicci is having a lot of fun playing softball. She is on the same team as her friend Shanna. Shanna and Nicci have done a lot of fun activities together over the years. They are on a great team. The sponsor is a carpet store here in town called Shoomadoggie but the team calls themselves “The Champions.”  They have an awesome team spirit! They always cheer each other on. They have these cute little songs that they sing. The coaches are really nice to the girls. They have practice twice a week and usually a game once or twice a week. It’s busy, but fun for sure!

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I got some more Miche bag shells. The lady that sells them were closing her business so I got them for 10 dollars each!

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Tyler face when he tried solids for the first time. It was rice cereal mixed with squash. He wasn’t impressed.

Eric got a pressure washer that he has been using outside. The kids helped him wash the car one day.

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We went to the movie theater during Spring break and watched the movie “Home.” It was a cute movie.

Savannah played with a stamp thing in the car one day.

Picnic outside after preschool one day.

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Some flowers in our garden in the front yard. Love the bright colors.

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Watching the kids play t ball.

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Had fun building Lego with the kids.

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Nicci as the catcher during her softball game last week.

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Us watching Nicci at the game. :)

Eric surprised me with some flowers from Pike’s place market.

Jordan built a train with the chairs and pretended they were going to mormor in Utah.

We had a girls night last Friday and learned more about Jamberry nails. It was fun!

We went to “Taste” a couple of weeks ago. The portions were huge! It was yummy!

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The kids have been attending a lot of birthday parties recently. Fun, fun!

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Tyler and his daddy.

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T ball

The boys had their first t ball game last Saturday. They were so excited! We also attended the opening ceremony. It was so cute to see all the t ball teams stand there in all their different team colors. The game went great and they got some yummy snack after. They are already looking forward to the next game!

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Kids riding bikes with their friends

The kids had lots of fun riding their bikes with their friends yesterday. They put a flat water bottle on one of their bike tires so that their bikes would make noise. They pretended they were riding a motorcycle, race car etc. So cute. Such sweet friends.


Katrina comes to visit!

Eric’s mom came and visited us last Friday. We met up with her in Silverdale and tried the new burger place called Groovy burgers. It was delicious! I accidentally spilled water all over me and Tyler though-haha. We had a nice, relaxing day just chatting and spending time together. My mother in law is so sweet, easy going and fun to talk with. I wish we could see her more often! She brought two dogs that the kids had fun with!

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We spent two days in Leavenworth during spring break. We had a lot of fun and took lots of pictures. The kids did great in the car on the way there and back. We were so proud of them.  When we first got there checked in at the KOA campground and then we went downtown and walked around and looked in all the shops!

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Leavenworth-at the park

After we had explored most of downtown we went to the Leavenworth waterfront park. It was beautiful there! We found a playground and the kids had fun!

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Leavenworth-At the campground

We stayed in this two room cabin. The kids slept in one room with two sets of bunk beds and Eric,Tyler and I stayed in the other room. The KOA had a nice playground for the kids to play at and also had other fun go karts and stuff.

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Leavenworth-at the river

The campground was right next to the Wenatchee river. We went down there one morning and the kids had fun throwing rocks in the water, climbing trees and big rocks and picking flowers.

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Leavenworth-at the petting zoo

One day we went to a petting zoo and farm 7 mins from the campground. They had lots of fun things for the kids to do! They also had a nice shop with all sorts of things in it. In the summer they sell a lot of fruits and vegetables.

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Our Family

Beatrice and Eric





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