Monthly Archives: July 2015

Jul
31

I’ll never tire of watching the sun set on another day in Idaho. When I take the time to stop and reflect on the day, whether good or bad, easy or hard, I choose gratitude¬†knowing I am exactly where I’m supposed to be. It’s the last day of July and with that our summer is quickly coming to a close. …

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Jul
24

Our second daughter is showing sheep this year for the first time. It’s her first year in 4-H and she has been hooked from the beginning. In fact, the new 4-H year started in October, and she asked almost weekly when she would be getting her sheep. We picked them out in April and brought them home in May. Needless …

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Jul
24

This was the first summer we attended the Idaho Junior Hereford State Show. We had a great time! Besides the show, they have lots of contests and activities to enjoy like team fitting, team marketing, photography, judging contest, speech. The kids did their best and learned a lot. Both girls learned more about fitting and had the chance to practice …

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Jul
1

One of the activities we enjoy as a family is showing cattle. Our kids are starting to get more involved in junior breed associations and 4-H events so several weekends from May through August are usually spent at a livestock show. It’s a lot of hard work, not only the day of, but also at home in preparation. However, it’s …

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Jul
1

In May our second daughter celebrated her First Holy Communion. It was a very special day for her to get to receive the Eucharist for the very first time. She was very excited to get to pick out her own new dress to wear for the special occasion. She had tried on the dress my mom made for my special …

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