Family Vacation: Indiana Dunes State Park

Before we started our long drive to Kirtland, Ohio, we decided to take a swim in the one of the Great Lakes. The Indiana Dunes State Park has the Lake Michigan and the dunes, so that was a double bonus! We had a great time and the kids loved running […]

Family Vacation: Carthage Jail and the National Lake Shore

We started the day by saying good-bye to our cute little cabin we stayed in and then heading out to Carthage Jail. The kids really did well and I think Addyline and Payton learned quite a bit more about Joseph and Hyrum. We found the jail and the life of the jailer and his family […]

Family Vacation: Nauvoo


Summer Kitchen Cooking

We spent the day in Nauvoo with Aunt Alisha and the cousins (Uncle Luke came too, but spent most of the time in the visitor center studying for his medical boards). It was a pretty good day, though very hot and tiring with all 8 children.

We were […]

Family Vacation: Adam-Ondi-Ahman

Our first stop on our Church History Family Vacation was Adam-ondi-Ahman. We had a fun time walking around and looking at all the beautiful scenery. The kids loved climbing in this old tree and were reluctant to continue on. After Adam-ondi-Ahman we headed to Uncle Luke & Aunt Alisha’s house. Where we stayed […]