So its been a long time since I posted. And my computer got a virus and erased all my pictures and then won't allow me to up load any either. But on to family business. For Labor Day our family on the Carter side gets together and has a family reunion. Lots of fun games, crafts, football and the guys golf. This year we made tie dyed t-shirts, I made a pumpkin craft and watched BYU football. Then the cute girls of the family came up with this great idea. And if you watch as you can see EVERYONE in the family got involved. From 2-to grandma's and grandpa's! It was fabulous and a fun thing to look back on. Can't wait for our next video!
After the BBQ is where everything turned. We had about 6 or 8 teenagers. Girls and boys and so you know how that goes on a hot summer day with a lot of flirting. It turned into an all out water fight. They were having so much fun. I loved it. Thats when they decided to fix the boys hair and paint their nails.. I'm telling you what a cute girl does to a boy.
We had a great 4th. We got up bright and early made it to the parade then grabbed the rest of the stuff we needed for the BBQ we hosted. It was so much fun. Kids galore! The only problem we had was Addison wanted to be involved with all the kids so she crawled everywhere which meant she suffered a lot that night and all the next day.
We were visiting grandma and decided to take a ride on some bikes. When Addison got her leg caught in the wheel. The rubber wheel gave her a huge burn and pulled off all her skin on the back. Then on the front of her leg she broke it. Its a pretty nasty little injury. Worst of all when I took her into urgent care she was only treated with a burn and sent home on tylenol. She had such a horrible night that we called and went back the next morning and they decided to do an x-ray. Thats when they found the fracture. And finally gave her some real medicine that will help her pain. I was so furious with all if this. We got back up to Idaho and went to the dr today and they won't put a hard cast on right now because her heel is so bad they are worried about it becoming infected. So in a few weeks we may be getting one on. It sure stinks because we are having great weather now and she wants to be outside playing.
Yep, again we took another trip. This time we went fishing at Henry's Lake and then took a little drive up to the little town of West Yellowstone. If you don't know it sits at the entrance of Yellowstone. We set up our chairs and got our poles ready. Addison kissed the worm. Ellie was scared to touch them Preston knew he was gonna catch a huge fish and Keller was just all about looking cool! Aren't the mountains beautiful!
The great thing about living in Idaho is how close we are to Yellowstone and Jackson Hole. We had plans to go camping for Memorial Day but the snow still wasn't melting all the way in the mountains so we wouldn't be able to get our trailer up. We canceled the trip and went to Jackson Hole for the day. It was cold and rain/snowy. But a lot of fun!!
This is what we have been up to lately. Keller baseball, baseball,baseball. He is doing competition baseball and we are traveling up to 4 hr away for games. Two games during the week, and double headers on Saturdays.. So busy! But we love to get out there and watch our guy play!
Next we had a wedding! Cory's little brother Caden got married.. It was a beautiful wedding. And we couldn't have had better weather! The girls were so excited to get to wear their princess dresses for this also. We are so happy for the fun beautiful couple!
And finally Preston. He chose to do soccer this spring. Although I don't think that we had a single game that was spring like weather. Ever one of his games was cold windy and/or rainy. It's hard to be a supportive parent when you are sitting in freezing weather and all that is on your mind is the nice warm car! He did great though. It had been a while since he has played soccer so he had a little catching up to do. But he did great. Now we are getting ready for SUMMERTIME!!!
She had 2 songs to learn and 2 wardrobe changes. So cute! Ellie could not keep her eyes off the stage. These are the only pics I got but we have a video if I can figure out how to load that one up I will... We had so much fun watching and love our little dancer!
Yep.. Preston turned 11. I can't believe how much he has grown up. We took him to an all you can eat Pizza place with his sisters, brother and cousin's that live in town. And yes the horrible mom I am forgot to bring my camera. Then we took him to pick out a present. He chose a new bike. He also got to decorate his cake. That's why there is so many sprinkles.
We wore green.. although for some reason in these pics no one but Addie has it on. But I made all green food. Green Pesto, green bread. Addie was excited because she had school and wanted to pinch everyone. What a fun day!