"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

Archive for 2017


I just posted 13 new posts haha. I just wanted to write that I’m not sure how much longer I will be blogging. This fall I will have blogged for 10 years. Life gets busy and it’s been harder to find time to sit down and blog. I use instagram a lot instead. It might be longer between posts in the future and I will have to see how long I will keep doing this. I will keep you updated.

College Graduation!


My sister Virginia graduated from BYU last Friday. We are so proud of her!!

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Bridal shower/ Wedding!

I attended a bridal shower for Eric’s cousin Elise!

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Then the wedding day came! We are so happy for them! It was a beautiful day!! Weather was cold, but everything else was beautiful!!

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The kids loved seeing their friends

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Fun at the reception!

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Saying good bye

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What a great day!


We celebrated Krystal’s birthday by having a spa night! I got a facial!

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Nice rainbow

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Lionel’s class did a biography fair and Lionel gave a speech about Abraham Lincoln. He did great!


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The kids loved having grandpa Kevin and aunt Brea over for a couple of days.

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I took this pic last Saturday when I was watching Jordan’s soccer game. It was so windy and cold!!!

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I hosted Bunco at our house last week. I love our monthly bunco nights!


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Savannah Field trip

Savannah’s preschool class went on a field trip to a farm and Tyler and I came too. The kids got to ride on ponies and see lots of other animals!

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Daddy/daughter dance

The girls got to go to a 50’s sock hop daddy daughter dance at the kids school. They had a blast!!

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Tulip Festival!

We went to a local tulip festival a few weeks ago. I had no idea how big this garden was. All the flowers were beautiful!! I love spring!

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The boys and Savannah started to play soccer. It’s Savannah’s first time and the days before she started, it was all she talked about. They all really like it! Savannah gets a little emotional sometimes when she feels like she doesn’t get the ball often enough, haha, but she pushes through! She is on a team with a lot of her friends and she loves playing with them. Our Saturday mornings are very busy now!

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We had a nice Easter. We attended a neighborhood egg hunt and the kids got to meet the Easter bunny. We also had a nice Easter dinner with my family. My brother Vincent and his wife Yan were visiting from Sweden and it was so fun to see them!

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Our Family

Beatrice and Eric





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