I love it when my kids react differently to the same experience. It helps me remember that we are all very unique and different people, even in a family. Curly Cook found a “gross and icky bug” 🐛 on Joy Boy’s rusty, hand-me-down bike. Joy Boy thought the bug was SUPER cool and even knew… Read More Bugs
I woke up today and decided to join Paul and the littlest ones on their bi-weekly trip to our favorite Farmer’s Market, The Cenada. I asked Joy Boy to document our trip. Enjoy! He is one talented photographer! Paul treated Curly Cook and I to a Pipa Fría (Cold Coconut water). It was yummy! We… Read More The Cenada
Today is Curly Cook’s birthday and she wanted to do something special! She decided to cut her hair!!! Her hair is actually pretty long. It is even longer than GingerSnap’s hair but because of the curl, you wouldn’t know this. Curly Cook just FELT that she needed a change. So I prayed about it too… Read More The Haircut
Have you ever met someone who had the power to light up the room, the moment they entered it? Saying good-bye Elder Latu and Elder Gibson, right after Christmas 2017. That is Elder Latu for our family and so many who know him. He is DYNAMIC! He has become so much more than he ever… Read More Saying Good-bye to Elder Latu
We just got home from taking a family trip to see a cocoa plantation and a dairy farm in Northern Costa Rica, just 1 hour south of Nicaragua. It was TONS of fun, so I’ll have to blog about it another day. But one of the highlights of our day was driving thru Buenos Ares,… Read More Driving thru Buenos Ares
One of the first things our new landlord said to us, after we moved in was, “The winds come in December.” As a matter of fact, he said it a several times. I thought nothing of it at first, but after several times I wondered what he might really be meaning? Now I KNOW what… Read More It sure is windy, Wendi!
Today we took a field trip for the afternoon. We visited a private park called Parque Laguna Fraijanes. We took a good friend of ours with us. We missed GingerSnap, who is still at SOY for one more night (we hope she is having fun). We played a really fun game that I have never… Read More Field-trip with Sarah
When you read this title, what did it make you think of? Did it make you think that we are off to our favorite Asian restaurant? Or that we are off to search for the best brand of soy sauce? Or that we are off to visit a place called SOY? Well, if you guessed… Read More Off to SOY!
Many years ago, Paul blessed our family with accepting the invitation to welcome the missionaries into our home. Elder Smith and Elder Clough were our “first missionaries”. We loved having them in our home and they helped us to prepare for what was coming next in our lives! Feeding the missionaries often! We have LOVED… Read More Feeding the Missionaries
I am SO SORE and STIFF! Our family hiked up to see some amazing waterfalls but the trail was the muddiest, slipperiest, rockiest, loggiest (logs all along the trail to help you navigate the muddy trail), and rainiest hike I have ever experienced. I was amazed at the difficulty that just adding water can bring… Read More Family Hike