Thankful Thursday

Louanne on Sep 4th 2015

  • I am so thankful that I can stay home with the girls and educate them.
  • For Mike working hard to provide for us so I can stay home.

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Archery Camp 2015

Louanne on Sep 2nd 2015

The week after China Camp, Nadia and her best bud Reagan were signed up for Archery Camp. They have archery at the same place where Reagan takes taekwondo, so we drove over there every day for Nadia to join in the fun. She loved every bit of it! Like most athletic type things, she ended up being naturally good and has such good body control she did well with the bow.

The little girls and I did stuff each day like go swimming with friends and out for donuts. I wanted Amelie to have some fun since she was going to be having surgery on her toes at the end of the week.

They learned out to use the bow and arrows and then improve their technique over the course of the week. They each made their own arm guard, quill holder and arrow. She says that learning to shoot was the best part of the camp. It was a really neat experience for Nadia and she would like do to it regularly, but we just can’t squeeze in another activity.

This is the front and back of her arm guard.

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China Camp 2015 – Day 3

Louanne on Sep 1st 2015

Taggie photo for this trip.

After having breakfast at the hotel we dropped the girls at the last day of China Camp. Dani, Mike and I went back to the hotel to get everything packed up and then we went out to lunch before going to the closing program. We enjoyed our alone time with Dani and I know she enjoyed all the extra attention she got from Mike and I.

Special performers were a new edition this year.

Amelie made this at camp. She traced her hands and said when she grows up she wants to be a “mom, artist and fixer.”

Nadia’s artwork 2015.

They had a great time as usual and in the car on the way home they were already talking about next year because Dani gets to go for the first time :)

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China Camp 2015 – Day 2

Louanne on Aug 31st 2015

We ate breakfast at the hotel and dropped all the big girls off at China Camp for Day 2 then headed out with Dani. Near the church where camp is held there is a dentist office with a train out front so we stopped for her to play. It was really cute and she had a great time.

After the train we went to try out Andy’s Frozen Custard and it was amazing!! Then we took Dani back to the hotel lunch and a nap so we could pick the girls up later.

It’s super cute out Dani tries to join in with the big girls. Once back at the hotel it was time for some swimming.

After swimming for a while we went back to the room so the girls could shower and be ready for their aunt and cousins to come down from MO to play :) We went to Smash Burger for dinner and then back to Andy’s Custard for dessert.

I love this photo so much!!

Amelie wanted them to pretend to be monsters. Too bad her cousins are no fun at all ;)

They played many games of “Minion Memory” and colored.

Amelie, Gwen, Jade, Dani, Nadia

Amelie’s silly face request!

It was such a fun day and so nice for Sharon, Gwen, Jade and Karsten to come down and see us. We love you guys!!


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