Got an AMAZING steal last fall. I was shopping around at a store (I won't mention the name) and found a 16'X4' above ground pool for $50! Yes, you read that right, $50! I promptly called Justin, sent him and picture and he said to get it. At checkout, the pool rang up at $350. I said "No, the sign says $50". The clerk told me that was wrong and that it was suppose to be $350 marked down from $999. I fought it and took her back to where I got the pool from and showed her the sign. Yes, it said $50. She pulled the sign and said "Someone is going to lose their job for this". I knew that wouldn't really happen so I insisted and guess what....I got the pool for $50. NICE!
Soooo, after taking down our old playset (donation to the nieces and nephews who can use it a few more years!) and spending three full weekends cleaning and leveling out the area, we have a pool! So far it's been kindof a pain to be honest, but hey, it was $50 and the kids are in heaven so it's all worth it.....until I see the water bill next month for 1,500 gallons of water! Yikes!
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Our favorite yearly tradition. Fishing, Dutch oven cooking, long days on the beach, bacon every morning, and memory making with the family. We love love love camping at Pineview! This year Justin and I rented a jet ski for the day. Stacey (sis-in-law) and I dubbed ourselves Thelma and Louise because of our mad wave jumping skills. The kids came on too. They are little dare devils and it scares me that they love the speed and thrill of wave jumping. Must take after their momma :). Ken caught some huge Tiger Muskie and Alex caught some, uh, smaller ones to say the least (see pictures). Can't wait to go back next year!
Friday, June 8, 2012
Sieauna graduated from elementary school. I seriously can not even believe it. Where has the time gone? I remember going to her first "last day of school" dance performance when she was in 1st grade! Oh man. Sieauna's class did a dance to "Eye of the Tiger" and Alex did an awesome jumping band dance to the Beach Boy's "Salt Lake City". They are so dang cute. I love to see them participating with the class.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
What a much needed, highly anticipated and eagerly awaited vacation. We got to our rental home and it was a quaint little beach house 40 ya...
While Justin and Alex were on their yearly fishing trip at the Green River, Sieauna, Nana, James and I decorated pumpkins and made cookies! ...
Check out the book for details on our AMAZING Christmas vacation.
Although we didn't get to enjoy it for long, the kids still mandated that we decorate the house for Christmas. This year they did it al...