Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Summer turns to Fall

Guys, I'm still alive. This whole "blog life" has really taken a hit now I'm a homeschooling mamma. We are all trying to figure it all out!

I really wanted to get some pics up that could be a great reminder of what the end of our summer and beginning of our fall looked like this year. We became the Welzenhams and added our family, and they moved out in August. We began our school year.....and survived our first "semester".

Here's Ella, looking fabulous.

I grabbed a couple of my favorite mammas and we took our boys to Water World for a date. It was fun, and wet. Memories made. 

The girls are the best.

B-ham Academy Began...

Ella started ballet and tap. We all died of adorableness.....

James finished his 2 year men's discipleship class (which I was super proud of him for) and the class celebrated at a super snazzy restaurant. The Flagstaff House is the real deal, folks. I even wore lipstick, yeah, it's that fancy....

We took the kids to the Revolutionary days, they loved the old-school punishment. We built one for the basement (just kidding, don't call CPS!). 

We finally made it up to Red Rocks Amphitheater. It's GORGEOUS! 

The boys played flag football...it was insane. Many, many hours were spent at the field this year as they were not on the same team (mom wipes tears and sweat). Here's the skinny..... Micah's team lost in the final seconds during the "super bowl", and Josiah's team brought home the big fat trophy. We learned a lot about rejoicing in each other's successes and losses....

I turned 29 for the second time  and finally got to try me some fancy, smacy fondu. It was amazing. How lucky is this girl?!

Caleb went on his first horseback ride (he calls them dinosaurs and none of us has the heart to correct him!). It's my favorite!

James had field days at school. It was fun, and this girl did "toe fishing" about 5 times in a row! 

Josiah turned 8 (pinch me now!) and my brother brought him this water purifier stick, so we all tried to drink muddy water. But my brother took it to another level and drank toilet water, true story!

We got new (free) couches. Oh, and these people are my life.....

Summer and fall always calls for face paint. It's not a real "summer turns to fall" moment without massive amounts of face paint. 

Wow...I love my people.

Lets see if I can keep up with 'em all!