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September, 2017

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The Rest of our happenings in September, 2017

Ryan and Evan volunteer to set up flags for the 9/11 Healing Fields in Sandy. 

Healing Fields in Sandy

Ryan on a dress up day. 

Harvest! 

New Truck! 

Beautiful Autumn weather

Evan build a new lego set.  FNAF stage 

Autumn Blooms 


Mary Ellen Gulch drive

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Colin bought a Toyota Tacoma last week and we were dying to take it for a drive. We found the Mary Ellen Gulch drive on All Trails and had to go check it out.  We are definitely newbies when it comes to off-roading or over-landing, but we had a great time and it was a beautiful time of year to go for a drive!  The truck did great on all the tough terrain too!



















Beekeeping

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Ryan is currently working on his insect study merit badge.  It's a pretty involved badge, but one of the requirements is to study a hive of bees.  Luckily for Ryan, I knew just where to go!   Grandpa Shane keeps bees on his property and he explained everything Ryan needed to know about a colony of insects.  
























Neighborhood Carnival

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This year I was in charge of our neighborhood carnival.  We had bounce houses, face painting, music, brats, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, and a lot of fun!  



Me & Jen Vietti

Me & Jenn Allen

Me & Jen Reese 


Ryan


Evan & Tanner

Me & Jen Bacher

Book Club Retreat to Park City

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My book club and I went on a retreat to Park City.  We had dinner at a Mexican Restaurant, some elevator shenanigans, fun times in the hot tub, late night chats, and a nice breakfast at the hotel.  It was a great way to recharge and be with some incredible women who are my dear friends!   Thanks, Jen for hosting!  





Diamond Fork Camp

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We went camping with the McNew clan the first weekend in September.  We had a great time, my mom made amazing food, the kids got dirty, we hiked to some hot springs, the kids fished, and we roasted lots of s'mores around the campfire.