Here's a summary of the what we have been up to in pictures:
We went on a field trip to Fort Ticonderoga.
Here's a picture of my "little priests in training." The like to play Mass in the evening before bed time.
Thomas turned 4 years old!
We went to the Inspire conference in Lake Placid, New York.
The children began Catechesis of the Good Shepherd again and are really enjoying it.
And then the big trip to California! Taking 5 kids on an airplane couldn't have gone smoother. They did a great job and it was an intense 9 days of travelling and visiting family and friends but so full of blessings and love!
All 12 grandchildren together for the first time!
We had dinner with good friends Jamie and Vi and got to meet their children for the first time.
The kids got to go to Legoland!
Another attempt to get all 12 grandchildren together....
We went to the zoo.
and of course we had to visit the beach!
We had such a great time and the children were so sorry to leave all of our family in San Diego. It was such a gift to spend time with Grandparents, Cousins, Aunts, Uncles and friends and we miss you!
We had a great harvest of carrots this year from our garden.
Luke started Boy Scouts!
The fall weather was beautiful!
This year's Carrot Cake.
Phil turned 40!
William had a great soccer season.
We celebrated Thomas' Baptism Day.
I'm getting ready to sell my Simple Saints at my first craft show next Saturday!
We carved our homegrown pumpkins today.
Luke carved both sides.
Praise the Lord for His many blessings!!! We wish you a blessed Sunday and Happy All Saints and All Souls Day this week!