To Mom:

All our lives our mom has supported us sisters with our instruments. She spent endless hours practicing with us at the piano, weekly early morning drives to lessons and countless performances to attend. There were tears and bouts of defiance, all handled with love, summer camps, different competitions and family events. I don’t know how she did it. She continued to encourage us even when she probably wanted to quit herself. So when she asked for a music video for her birthday this year, how in the world could we say no?

We planned, plotted and picked a song. Practiced, recorded and filmed. With the help of Dan Allen and his willingness to share is recording talents as well as Sam Featherstone and his amazing video skills, it all came together perfectly. It was an incredible experience and a video we will cherish forever.

Happy Birthday Mama. Thank you for everything.

Birthday Adventures

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Sometimes I’m a little reluctant to join Trent on his adventures. I worry about all the things I probably should be doing or I get a little nervous because I’m just not as brave as he is. Trent sometimes has to really talk me into these things. However, I am always so grateful that I went once we’ve gone. I love the car rides traveling to and from our destination, I love the wonderful conversations Trent and I have, I love the gorgeous views we stumble across and I simply love being with Trent. Every adventure we go on brings us closer and closer together and I couldn’t be more grateful.

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This Saturday we went and explored Guardsman Pass up Big Cottonwood Canyon. The snow really hasn’t been great this year but we’re trying to make the most of it. We explored the trails, found big clearings to play in and had so much fun! There are so many gorgeous cabins up there and the scenery was spectacular.

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I’m not very good on a snowmobile but I’ve loved learning more and more with Trent as we go more often. He is incredible on those things and they mostly scare me to death. It’s fun to have a way to travel to unknown spots in the mountains and explore places no one else has been. I’m hoping for one more big snow storm this year so that we can go at least a couple more times before the season is over.

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It was Trent’s birthday on Friday and this adventure was part of the celebratory weekend. I’m so grateful to have such a wonderful husband who is always finding the fun and the good in life!

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Happy Birthday Sweetheart!