New Year’s Eve 2016

Just like last year, we invited friends from church to spend New Year’s eve at our house. However, unlike last year, the weather was cool and wet so we weren’t able to play sports (like flag football) outside. By far the favorite game of the evening was one called Fruit Bowl. Everyone chooses a fruit […]

End of Grandma Stogdill’s visit

Just as Grandma Stogdill gets ready to leave, we finally got some nice weather…sunny with a high around 70 degrees! We decided to go to Fashion Island, a mall in ritzy Newport Beach. Everyone was able to go except for Joanna who had to work. We had lunch in the food court. Later Jason and […]

Josiah’s 11th Birthday

Today some of us went to the Irvine Spectrum (a large, outdoor shopping mall). Lizzie bought some boots and Josiah got a Starbucks drink at Barnes and Noble. Other than that, we got some exercise by walking around. We celebrated Josiah’s birthday. His big present was getting a Lego version of the Millennium Falcon from […]

Christmas 2016

On some Sundays, Tim will make waffles for the family. However when making waffles today, Tim made the mistake of using baking soda instead of baking powder (not the first time that he’s made this mistake). So he had to throw out the first batch. After he whipped up another batch of batter, we soon […]

Lizzie’s 16th Birthday

We had real and fake fish tacos for supper (per the birthday girl’s request). We enjoyed two Claim Jumper pies for dessert: blackberry and chocolate silk. Yum! Here we are singing Happy Birthday with the candles in the blackberry pie lit. Lizzie blowing them out. Justin photo-bombed this picture. Here’s a picture of Tim taking […]