Sunday, November 25, 2007
Last night we took Carys and Madison to see the Temple lights and the nativity scene. The girls were so excited to see baby Jesus and all of the beautiful lights. We also enjoyed seeing the nativity displays from different countries inside the temple visitors center. It is an amazing display and we feel blessed to be so close to the temple!
Tom's brother Richard celebrated his 50th birthday recently at the park. He is very happy to be a part of the elite 50 and over Club. It was a beautiful day and the kids had a blast playing at the park. We had pizza, lemon meringue pie and yummy chocolate cake with carmel filling. Barb made the cake and it was delicious! It was fun to see all of Richard's kids and I'm looking forward to seeing Courtney's new blog too!
This year we had our Thanksgiving feast at my sister Susan's home. We took a big family picture, had a delicious dinner and then the kids had fun making turkey puppets. The weather was beautiful and we were able to eat outside. It was wonderful to spend time visiting and taking some pictures. I feel very grateful for family and friends during this special time of the year!
Saturday, November 3, 2007
Today we went on the Walk to cure Diabetes. Matt invited us so we were a part of his team called Matt's Fan Club. It was at the Tempe Town Lake Park and we walked for about three and a half miles. It took about an hour and a half to walk. We didn't walk fast since there were so many people. They had lots of fun activities for the whole family and it was a wonderful way to raise money for a worthy cause. With all the research they are getting closer to finding a cure for it. It felt good to be a part of such a worth while event. There were over twenty-five thousand people there and they raised over two million dollars. Each of us wore green T-shirts that Matt designed. Next year I'm planning on inviting more friends and family to come along since we had such a great time!!