LOVE FROM THE SMITH FAMILY
I LOVE how my Christmas card turned out this year and I just wanted to share it with all of you! It is a tri-fold card, so the digital version doesn’t quite show how fun it is, but I love it!
J.J. is 14 and is in 9th Grade at Spectrum Academy. He is so excited to be in high school this year and has loved participating in the Occupational Track, where he has been able to experience lots of different career options and go on lots of field trips. J.J. is always at his happiest when he is watching movies and playing on his tablet!
Beth is 11, in 6th Grade, and her last year at Spring Creek Elementary. She still excels in reading and is learning to be a leader. She loves music and sings in her school choir, plays violin in the school orchestra, and does theater (they will be performing Beauty and the Beast this Spring). She is happiest when she is hanging out with friends, reading, or doing some kind of craft!
Joey always stays busy with work. Work has been extra crazy for him this year and for the first time in his life, he understands the appeal of retiring (though it is very doubtful that he will for many many many more years). He is always helping family and friends with their computers. In his rare spare time, he enjoys being with his family, reading, listening to music and audiobooks, and playing video games.
DeDe is still loving serving in the Primary presidency in our ward. She loves to use her talents to create for the Primary, the Ward, the Schools, and sometimes even her family and friends (and occasionally maybe even for herself). She loves movies/tv shows, reading, creating, and procrastinating the housework.
Our family’s highlight of the year was our camping trip to Wyoming this summer. We loved visiting Yellowstone National Park, going river rafting down the Snake River, visiting church history sites, and visiting Joey’s small hometown and sharing his childhood memories. Another highlight was when DeDe got to join Joey on his business trip to California and they got to go out to Alcatraz Island!
Here’s to Christmas…
A Time of Giving & Believing
A Time of Loving & Remembering
A Time of Gratitude
A Time of Magic & Peace