I've had a lot of people ask about the list we are using this year, so here it is!!
We usually do 50 things, but decided to add more because I wanted to focus on the little boys ideas as well as the big boys. Most of the items we can all do as a family, but there are a few that are age specific.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
We headed to Goblin Valley the next morning after everyone slept in and ate some breakfast. The park was about 25 minutes away from our hotel. It was simply amazing, even at first glance. You're in the middle of nowhere and all of a sudden, there are a million of these Goblin statues everywhere. It was beautiful. It was windy. It was way fun!
We spent the next couple hours running, climbing and searching in the valley. The boys even found a couple of geocaches!
Next we headed to Little Wild Horse to hike through the slot canyon. We stopped under a huge rock and ate our lunch, leaving "no trace behind". The boys had a blast. Running, climbing, jumping and exploring every nook and cranny.
One of my favorite things to see was this huge rock with thousands of other rocks on top of it. We all found a rock, made a wish and added ours to the pile. So cool!
It was fun and so beautiful. We live so close to so many amazing sites that nature has produced over long periods of time. Again, I am so thankful be so close and to experience nature at its finest with the ones I love the most.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
From there, we headed to Home Depot where the older boys paired up with a younger boy to work on the Kid's Craft. It was a planter box craft. Will helped Brig's, Tyler helped Preston, Jackson helped Nathan and Gavin worked on his project all by himself. They all turned out cute. The rest of the day was spent cleaning the house, packing and then playing with neighbor friends.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
As one of my New Year's resolutions, I wanted to try this year to take a family picture every Sunday. Sometimes Scott is at work or someone is sick and doesn't go to church or we're on vacation...Whatever the situation, though, we take a photo to document our family. It's been awesome so far, and I thought I'd share the first 13 weeks with you.
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For Spring Break we decided as a family to head south to Goblin Valley. We made a few pit stops along the way, like the Little Grand Canyon (Wedge Overlook) and other neat historical spots.
There was a ton of Geocaching to be done along the way. Scott found a bunch of easy and neat ones for the boys to find. The first one was on the ledge of the Little Grand Canyon and it was awesome! It was one of the family's favorites.
After the Wedge Overlook, we drove along Buckskin Pass Road, and we were able to stop off and see a Petroglyph wall that was pretty cool. Nearby the Petroglyph Wall was another Geocache!
At one of the rest spots near the Buckskin Pass Road they had some cowboy silhouettes that Jackson loved and a giant oil rig that Preston thought was pretty cool.