The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. ~Thomas Jefferson

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Traveling and Traveling!

Dave & I counted up on the calendar last night & we've been away from home a total of 13 days this month! No wonder I feel like I can't keep up with the house! We've been camping, family reunioning, rescuing kids, and lastly, we drove a propane truck back to Minnesota and then after Dave attended a few meetings we flew home.

Here are a few pictures of our adventure!

Dave & I as we were ready to leave...

The Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox game we got to attend courtesy of CHS!

Our Cushy ride there....

The Wrangler Inn in Mobridge, SD - fun little hotel & terrific restaurant!

Meeting Dave's Mom's second cousin Bernice & her husband Warren in South Dakota! We had so much fun catching up and meeting in person after exchanging a few letters over the past 15 years.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Family Reunion Fun!

We hosted our McKinnon family reunion this year at Bear Lake. What fun it was to see everyone again and meet for the first time younger cousins and in-laws! It had been over 10 years since we attended this reunion. We'd forgotten how much we love you guys!

Here are a few pictures...

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Holiday Food Art!

Occasionally I find the urge to be creative. Not often, but once in a while. We had a small party for the 4th of July and I (with the inspiration of another) spent about an hour creating our centerpiece.

Here is a picture of a much fancier design that inspired me... absolutely beautiful.

It was a lot of fun letting the little girls help thread the skewers and they had so much fun eating their creations! We'll definitely try this again.