Sunday, August 22, 2010

Summer Hiking

This summer we did some fun HIKES!

Hike #1: To the hot springs up Diamond Fork. The little hike was nice, and the hot springs felt great!

Hike #2: This was the most challenging hike for me that we did. It was very steep,
just a little more than 6.5 miles round trip. But the view at the top was well worth the hike.
So pretty, we stayed for lunch and soaked up some sun.

Hike #3: We had a wedding this Saturday... so we had to do a short hike. :) The "Y" was a perfect one to do in little time. Actually a first for me. The view was pretty.

Hike #4: Every summer for the most part it seems that I hike stewart falls. Always a good adventure.

Hike #5: Mount. Timpanogos!! I am still suprised that I let Cruz drag me up this mountain. LOL. It was not that bad. Long? Yes. Fun? Yes. Worth the effort? Yes. I loved the view, and I was pretty pround of myself for making it to the summit.

I have to say that I have had so much fun hiking this summer. My husband is fantastic, and encouraged me to go higher and higher. I am seriously the luckiest girl I know. I can't wait until the fall leaves are here and we can do some fall hikes.

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Friday, August 20, 2010

4th of JULY weekend...

I love it when the holidays land on a weekend...
Some pretty waterfalls in the Uinta Mountains... we were headed to Bear Lake.

We packed a picnic lunch to enjoy when we got to the lake. It was such a nice day.

The Lake was so pretty. I wanted to stay forever. The water was cool, but it felt so good.

And the shakes were yummy.

The views were nice too. We went home through Logan, and took a little stop to see the temple.

When we got home the Cul-de-sac of Fire was already starting. So we hurried over and got a seat.

It was good to see our friends, that we don't always get to see.

Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band was there! Oh, and the fireworks were fantastic.
Pretty much a great way to start the long weekend.

We love sitting by a fire... and the company was good too.

We made some yummy bread. Cinnamon and Sugar... and carmel sauce. Another perfect day.

We have a tradition to have a family breakfast for the 4th.
The food was good, it was fun to be with the entire family.

What a fantastic weekend!!!

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

the rest of JUNE 2010

Little David turned one. It was so cute to see him figure out what to do with his cake; he wasn't quite sure what to do with it.

Love all the little festivals during the summer. Orem was great, and loved the fire works.

We took a day drive with my parents, to scofield and other places. It was Cruz's 1st time to see where my Mom grew up. It was great to get out and see the sunny day.

Had a chance to go back to camp shalom. I only went up for Friday, but it was so fun to see the girls in all there glory. Wish that I could have gone for the entire week.

We celebrated Cruz's birthday a few days in a row. It was so fun. 1st celebration was TUCANOS. 2nd was with my family, I made a yummy layered cake. 3rd was on his actual birthday we went to dinner and a movie.

We went to Iceland days. We arrived just as they announced "The lunch is ready" talk about perfect timing. We enjoyed Icelandic hot dogs, and Icelandic donuts. Yum!

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