Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Camryn/Cameron Lake

Cameron Lake road was closed last summer due to bad flooding in the spring so it was nice to be able to go up this year and show Jordan more of Waterton.  

Aunty Laurel
Camryn loves her aunty and I'm a bit jealous that Laurel can stop by and see Camryn anytime she wants. Lucky they live within minutes of each other. 

Neal and Jordan took one of the kayaks out to have some boy fun and this is what they did. 

Camryn loves the water.  I know everyone says the same thing about their grandkids, but Camryn is different. She really really does love the water more than any baby in the whole wide world. 

My girls love being with their daddy. 

Oh yah, that's what I'm talkin' about. 
I put baby girl to sleep in record time. 

Go ahead and say it Lou Lou. My hand. It looks like our mothers' hands. 
I agree. 

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Small Cahoon Gathering

You would think that after 33 years of marriage I would never be surprised at the amount of Cahoons there are. Let me give you some numbers.  I don't think I will be spot on, but close.
Let me get a paper and pencil out.
Got it all figured out.
Joyce and Lervae have 214 posterity with 3 on the way that I know of. 
This was not a Cahoon Reunion year, but when a handful get together it far exceeds my Hatch numbers.

Joyce turns 91 in September.

Three generation picture and don't ask me why we forgot to get a four generation with Mark.
Oh yah, we forgot.

K, so as I was saying about Cahoon get-togethers, they get big.  Pam and Gary along with Jodi and Brett and their family were up visiting from Utah along with Renny and they wanted to have a potluck.  Kathy and Carson came and then some of Bruce's family came and then Georges' and Karen's and ours and some of Grants......it just seems to go on and on sometimes. 
I think we had more than 1/3 of the family come. Look at all those cars for just a sort of 
last minute-ish potluck.

People here...

People there...and in the kitchen..

People everywhere.

There was tons of food and it looks like Mark is carrying on the tradition of making cones for everyone.

Becca makes baby bracelets. Here she is showing them to her cousins. 

Here is her Facebook page if you want to check it out online. 

Aunt Edna and her daughter and husband came too.  Edna just turned 95 and she is as keen as they come. She is perfect just like Joyce. It's true! 

Saturday, August 30, 2014

HaPpY BiRtHdAy Laurel!

I just thought I would do a post with pictures from this past year since Laurel was on her mission last year at this time. 
These are very random pictures just so you know, but i wanted to have a picture with each of the family separately, so here goes. 

 Laurel just loves her dad cuz he is the best dad! 

Laurel loves me, her mom, cuz she has fun with me.

See?  Aren't we fun?  She took me to the SLC cemetery to look at headstones and this is what we did!
Selfies. Who does that right? We do!

If Laurel wants a deep discussion on most any topic her big brother Clark is the go-to guy. 

Brad is just a big teddy bear. 

Michelle and Laurel LOVE doing their nails together! 

 Ah Nealster! 
He really did miss his big sister! 

Laurel and Camryn.
LOVE this picture! 

Happy Birthday pretty Laurel!
Your momma loves you! 

Friday, August 29, 2014

Dock Fun

We have visited Waterton quite a bit this year. When you have a yearly pass and live so close it's a great "go to" place most anytime, morning, noon or night.  I have yet to do a morning Bear's Hump hike, but there is still lots of time. I couldn't quite manage that outing when the kids were home. 

Brad, Kelly and Clark weren't able to make it up the same time as the girls this summer, but next year for sure!
I think next year we will definitely need to have a Mark Cahoon Family Reunion!

Yep, Laurel is playing the harmonica. She would make her Grandpa Cahoon proud for sure and if she  learned how to play the accordion like he used to, she would for sure-hands down become the favorite around the Cahoon Clan. 

Michelle loves being a mommy!

Sawyer, Camryn and Bridge

These guys are about 6 weeks apart. 

Neal loves his baby Camryn and Camryn loves her uncle Neal.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Parade Day with Camryn

You might think this is a post about the annual Cardston Heritage Days Parade, but it's not!
Don't let the title fool you. 

Since this was the first parade Camryn has ever ever been to my camera was only pointing in one direction.

Baby girl managed to grab some beads.

Aunty Lou Lou

Uncle Neal showing Camryn his new wheels.

So here are some 1st cousins holding their babies.
Heidi holding Zane, Michelle with Camryn, Sarah holding Bridge and Becca holding Sawyer.
There were 8 babies born (6 boys and 2 girls) within 7 months and I can't tell you all how excited I am that the Mark Cahoon family was able to be a part of it!
Gosh, maybe there was more than 8.  Anybody correct me if I am wrong. 

And that's all folks!