Stanleys

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend

We went up to my grandpa's beach house for Memorial Day weekend and had a blast! It's always so fun to go up. Ryans brother Shawn and his family came up as well as my brothers and parents. We do a lot of exploring, playing and "fishing." I think one of my favorite things is seeing how much fun the kids having playing together!





Ryan made the boys these cool hammers from a rock and stick. He's awesome!





Love this picture!






Fun at the beach right below Deception Pass




My best friend


Traditional stop for ice cream at the Snow Goose Produce Stand on our way home

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mothers Day

Mothers Day gets sweeter and sweeter every year because the boys can participate more and more. I got beautiful cards and crepes for breakfast. Since this breakfast Vince has become obsessed with crepes and asks for them more and more. It's so cute. The other day when we were about to say prayers he told me he wanted to go on a mission where they have crepes! haha


They got me flowers and it's so special because the marigolds are from Vince since, orange is his favorite color. The blue ones are from Jake because thats his and the dailas are red and yellow from baby, since at the time we didnt know the gender! I love my flower pot!!

I made my mom this wreath and myself too because I really loved how it turned out!

Ryan made this chainsaw from scrap wood in like 2 hours in his shop. This man amazes me more and more each day. There's nothing he cant do, except carry our children, thats my job ;)

Jake with his new chainsaw

Vince wanted to show his off too :)

Father Son Campout

Ryan took the boys on the father son camp out and wouldnt you know it, rainy and cold. But it didnt stop them from having fun!! The boys had a great time. I'm so grateful for a wonderful husband who is also such a wonderful father. The boys ADORE him and I couldnt be more proud!


Twin Falls

Back in the beginning of May we went hiking over to Twin Falls. I love this hike because it is so beautiful!! The green forest you go through is incredible, especially with all the rain we had this year. It was fun too because Vince was able to hike the whole thing, maybe next year for Jake ;)





This tree has to be at least 500 years old and Im not exaggerating

This is crazy because it has to be my uncle Tom and I back in 1996!!! I dont even remember doing that either!






The boys always love throwing rocks in the water

Friday, June 9, 2017

Haircut Time

Haircut time! 
I always cut the boys hair and don't get to crazy because:
A. I'm not a professional
2. The boys, mostly Vince hates getting his haircut
D. The boys could careless what their hair looks like at their age

I usually just go with the buzz because it's great for summers and it's quick and easy. Like I said, Vince usually hates getting his haircut but he did so much better this time! He even smiled beforehand.

Full disclosure: They always get to watch a show and get a treat after, but it works!




Morning Videos

Haha everytime I see these pictures I laugh because of Vince and Jakes faces!
A few mornings a week we watch 2 or 3 youtube videos while we eat breakfast, usually nursery rhyme ones, and the boys love it. My cousin has a few funny videos he's made and lately we've been watching those. Despite the boys faces, they love them and always want to watch it again or more. I don't know why they have this look on their face but it kills me, haha




Twin Falls

We love hiking and years past the boys have been small enough where we could put both of them in hiking backpacks and go where we wanted. Now with Vince almost being 4 1/2 and Jake is only 5 lbs less and me being pregnant we can't go that route. Ryan can still carry Jake but Vince has had to step it up and walk on his own and he's done pretty well. 
We hiked Twin Falls which is I'd say easy to moderate hike but had some good hills for Vince but he did great and did the whole thing! It was beautiful going through the forest and having the river right next to you and then the falls at the end.







We took