Saturday, September 26, 2009

General Relief Society Meeting

Tonight I had the opportunity of going to the General Relief Society Meeting at the Conference Center. It is always so neat to be in the same room as the Prophet of the Church.

Sister Beck made the announcement the the Midweek Home, Family and Personal Enrichment night will now be called a Relief Society Meeting. Very simple!

All the talks were on the importance of the Relief Society Orgnaization. The Moto of the Relief Society is:Charity Never Faileth” which stems from the first Relief Society meeting. The sisters were asked by the Prophet Joseph Smith to assist the brethren “in looking to the wants of the poor—searching after objects of charity, and in administering to their wants.” The sisters took this call to heart and became a society devoted to seeking out the poor and needy.

President Eying spoke on being your own legacy. Teaching your daughters by example to be a active participant in the Relief Society. I have one of the best examples possible in my Grandma. She has truly lived a life of Charity. I am very grateful for her legacy!

My sweet friend Lori invited me to go with her and her two daughters, Kelly& Carly. We went to dinner afterwords at the Olive Garden. It was such a nice evening out.

Left to Right - Kelly, Lori, Carly, Mindee

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


This past Sunday, we drove up Big Cottonwood Canyon to see the leaves. They were just starting to change. Fall is definitely in the air! I love Fall!

Not many reds, only yellow and oranges.

Friday, September 18, 2009

MidValley 5th Ward Fall Carnival

Tonight was our ward's fall carnival. It was really fun. We had a wonderful BBQ and they had lots of fun activities. They had big blow up bounce houses and optical courses. The kids had a blast!

Adam's broken arm didn't keep him back from doing anything. I actually had to get after him a little for being to wild!

Below is a video of one of the slides.

They also has a pie eating contest. To my surprise, Jacqueline was the first one to volunteer. She did great. Adam didn't want to because he said he didn't know how to eat pie that way.

Below is a video of the contest. Watch closely the little boy on the far right. I had a hard time with the camera, but if you watch close it's pretty funny. The bishop's daughter helps him get into it.

Adam's 1st day of School

I'm finally posting the pictures from Adam's First day of School.

He is in Ms. Smith's class and is loving every minute of it!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Casts & Mullets

Adam was playing Tarzan and took a leap out of the tree house this weekend and broke his arm.
He has a few hard nights be is doing fine. He think his Red cast is pretty cool.

He even felt good enough to dress up in the mullet.....

Born in the USA tee.....

And sporting the shades!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Labor Day Weekend in Moab Part 5 "ATV Ride"

My parents and Grandma came up on Sunday. They stayed the night and then Monday morning we all got up and went for a ATV ride. We went into lower Willow basin, up a pretty rough trail. Trevor was loving it! Grandma was sure she was going to be stiff the next day!

We had so much fun! Can't wait to do it again!

Labor Day in Moab Part 4 "Sunsets"

You can't beat the sunsets from the Cabin. They are amazing!

I thought this photo was kind of cool, with our silhouettes.

Love the Mountain! LOVE IT!

Labor Day in Moab Part 3 "Fun at the Cabin"

It's always so much fun at the Cabin (especially for the kids)
Playing Dominos


Lincoln logs

Outside exploring

Lots and lots of fun!

Labor Day Weekend in Moab Part 2 "Red Cliffs Lodge"

****Dinner at Red Cliffs Lodge****

We drove down from the mountain which only took about 15 minutes. From town it's only about 20 minutes. It's a little spendy, but worth it!
We started outside on the deck. It was the Moab Music Festival so we were enjoying the music outdoors. It was a beautiful night.

The deck is just feet away from the Colorado River. What a wonderful background to a wonderful dinner.

We ended up having to go inside due to a little rain storm. The food was really good, and then only a short drive back to the mountain.

Labor Day Weekend in Moab Part 1 "Dinosaur Tracks"

We love the Dinosaur tracks. We have to go at least once a year!

Adam and I decided to compare our feet. I think ours are a little smaller, what do you think?

The view by the tracks is beautiful!

The leaves are starting to change. Fall is in the air.

Mr. Adam in his "GQ" pose. He so cute!

What a view!

This is one of my favorite trees. I know strange, but I just love the look of this tree.

The weather is so sporadic in SE Utah. We never got rained on, but got to enjoy a wonderful rainbow.