Bryce Canyon

We arrived at Bryce Canyon with no real knowledge of it or even being able to remember having seen any pictures of it. It was on our route and it was free (Every Kid in a Park) so in we went. You can’t really walk to any of the hikes, it is more of a … More Bryce Canyon

Horseshoe Bend

For the last few years, I have spent a lot of time sitting in our local orthodontic office. On one of these many visits, I picked up a book (it was titled “Natural formations around the world” or Natural wonders everyone should see” or something like that), and as I was flipping through, I saw … More Horseshoe Bend

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon was breathtaking; let me just start with that. It was well worth the time and energy of taking six kids, ages 2 to 16, across three states by myself. I was worried at first. Will someone get left at a gas station? Will someone fall into the canyon? Will one of my … More The Grand Canyon


We had a very busy month, but I suppose every month is going to be chaotic with two babies. With school and Halloween activities the month just seemed to fly by! My goal is to get into the groove of taking pictures again so that when I start my new 365 project ┬áin January it … More October!


Science experiment day! We spent the day doing experiments and discussing why they work. The clear favorite of the day was the one involving Diet Coke and Mentos. We watched the Mythbusters episode discussing that experiment, and then went outside so the little ones could try it. They were amazed at how high the soda … More 05/23/13