Showing posts from September, 2015

Rain Gutter Regatta 2015

Ryan earned his first scouting pin: Scouting Adventure. 

And participated in a Rain Gutter Regatta in our new ward/ scouting program. 

Bluff Brat Block Party

We love this neighborhood. It was a beautiful weekend for a brat block party! 

Bell Canyon Hike

We decided to use one of the kids No School Fridays for accomplishing a Scout Badge.  Ryan picked Weeblos Walk About and so we planned a hike.  Ryan did a lot of requirements for this badge and I was so proud of his sense of responsibility in the whole thing.  He planned our hike, packed our lunch, decided on good gear and clothing to wear and bring, prepared a first aide kit, discussed possible dangers along the way and had a great attitude about it all!

The weather has been SO NICE lately and I am really enjoying this fall season.  The mountains and canyons are gorgeous in fall foliage and we are soaking in the beauty of Utah.  It's so fun that the kids are old enough to do hikes and hold their own without complaining or being carried. This phase in parenting is so much fun.  

Looking down on the valley. 

 This hike is kind of steep for most of the way and then it makes a loop around a small little lake.  I think its about 4 miles (according to local hiking sites).  It didn…

Heber Valley Railroad

This weekend we took a little McNew family adventure up to Heber to ride the train.  We loved the Heber Creeper (it really DOES creep along).  Jax loves trains so it was really cute to see him enjoying the ride.  I loved the views and spending time with the family!  The boys had a blast.