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Celebrating Dean's Birthday

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Family Pic with Hayden

 Austin, Harrison and Hayden
 Harley
 Janna and AJ
Family Pic #2
Dean, Amie, Harrison and Hayden came up to celebrate Dean's birthday with the family. It was a quick overnight visit that made me so happy. It was good to see them all.
Dean took us all out to Outback Restaurant. It was delicious and so much fun. I have the best kids in the whole wide world.
Grateful Statement: I am so grateful for the wonderful man Dean has become. He is kind, thoughtful and generous. He truly is a man of God.

John, Gina and Heather Have Arrived

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Gracie and Grandpa John
 Rummy Tournament
Austin with a Beard
 What a cute Couple
Heather and Gracie
John and Gina brought Heather up to see Gracie. I love when they come. And I love the Rummy games we always play. We love it when Gina or I win. It makes the boys mad. It doesn't happen very often for me so I really rub it in. Austin was playing with us. He loves his Uncle John. Always has. Gracie had a wonderful time with her mom. Sometimes she couldn't get her to wake up when she wanted to play but she dealt with it.  We went to Cafe Rio for dinner with Janna, AJ and the kids. I love their food. It was a wonderful visit.They came on Saturday and stayed Sunday and left on Monday to go home. Grateful Statement: I am so grateful that John has found Gina. It makes me so happy to know he has someone. What a blessing she is in his life and mine.

Sledding

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What a cute smile!
 Austin the Sled Puller
Austin pulled Gracie all around the farm on the sled. She loved it. She fell off once but just got up and climbed back on. Austin is so patient with her. Everytime it snows he takes her sledding. Grateful Statement: I am so grateful for Austin and how sweet he is. I am blessed to have him as my grandson.

Visiting Teaching

Today I went visiting teaching and took Christmas Goodies to our ladies. I couldn't visit Jessica as she cancelled this morning but I will run a treat over to her sometime this week.
I did go to the bank in the snow and to King's and then it was home for the rest of the day. It's been cold and snowy all day.
Gracie is still sick so she just hung out with me today.
Grateful Statement: I am so grateful for Visiting Teaching. I love the sisters I teach and my partner Karen Wilmont. It is such an inspired program so we can take care of each other. What a blessing in my life.

Gracie in her Snow Suit

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Cute Little Gracie
Gracie's Cute Hat
Gracie is ready to go play in the snow and go sledding. Austin loves to pull her behind the 4 wheeler on a sled. She had to come and show me what Nana had bought her. Janna takes pretty good care of her. Grateful Statement: I am so blessed to have this little girl in my life. She keeps me young and makes me happy. I am truly blessed to help raise this little one.

Canning Quinoa

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Canning Quinoa
Today I bought Quinoa from Winco and canned it using my Food Saver and quart jars. How slick is that. Now it won't get rancid or go bad, It was fun. I love to find fun thing to do. It always seems to involve cooking or canning. I am trying to learn how to use different grains that are really healthy.
Grateful Statement: I am so grateful for my love of learning new things. I think it is a gift from Heavenly Father. I am blessed to be able to do these things.