Sanders Summer Camp

Every summer we have a summer theme at our house.  When my kids were little our themes were more elaborate (scroll down in the family section if you want to see some of our past themes), but now it’s more inspiration and ideas to make your summer more rich and meaningful.  Here are the last two summer themes that we have done.  Maybe it will give you some new ideas as school ends and the summer months begin.

Summer 2019


Summer 2018

2018 SandersSummerCamp




May Month in Photos


Highlights from May…

Our daughter making “State Team” and representing NorCal at regionals in San Diego.

Her last meet with her coach, Loren, who has been with her since she was little.

Good friends and teammates.

Our son finishing his first year of college and coming home for the summer!

Pink flamingo floatie’s, San Diego beaches and warm weather ahead.

The adventure continues….

December month in photos

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Highlights from December…

It was so nice to be home for Christmas this year! We enjoyed all of our traditions…

Walking Christmas tree lane with friends

Seeing Cirque Du Sole in San Francisco

Church on Christmas eve and visiting Bethlehem AD

Christmas trees, Christmas cookies, peanut butter candy, cinnamon rolls and Santa hats

Mom joining us for Christmas

Our son coming home from his Freshman year of college

The adventure  continues….


November Month in Photos


Highlights from November…

A college roommate reunion at the Stanford/Washington State game (yes, it snowed almost the whole game!)

Friends and family joining us for Thanksgiving (10 people sleeping in our little 3 bedroom house!)

A travel the world party to celebrate Sarah’s 15th birthday

Zac finishing a year long project and releasing his music album, Liftoff

The adventure continues….

Link to Liftoff – produced in collaboration with 30 high school students

October Month in Photos


Highlights from October…

A fun day at the Mill Valley Film Festival to watch Zac’s movie on the big screen (while eating popcorn)

Highschool homecoming week for the kids, nerd and camo day

A girls weekend in Pacific Grove enjoying the beach

Attending the Adobe Max conference in Las Vegas

The adventure continues….

December Month in Photos

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Lots of fun Christmas traditions…almost all of them involving food

Christmas tree lane with friends

Big snow in Wyoming, which made for a very white Christmas

Our dog, Luna, playing in the snow for the first time…she loved it

Celebrating Jesus’ birthday and enjoying wonderful time with family

The adventure continues….


December Month in Photos


Highlights from December…

Celebrating our 25th anniversary with 25 dates in 25 days

Home for Christmas…Lots of time with friends, Bethlehem AD, christmas lights, cinnamon rolls, peanut butter candy and crab dinner topped with chocolate fondue (In January you will see a lot of pictures of us at the gym)

Flying up to Portland Winter Conference to help with a human trafficking seminar complete with a photography show

Spud having the honor to do the chapel for the Stanford football team at the Rose Bowl…enjoying the Rose parade and Rose Bowl for the first time

The Adventures continues….



Happy Birthday to my Teenager

When our children turn 13 we celebrate by giving them a special photo book.  We have family and friends write them letters of what they see in them and give them words of wisdom for the future.  With the letter there is also a picture of the person with our child.  When my son turned 13 this was a very meaningful gift to him.  Today my daughter turns 13 and I hope this book is just as meaninful to her.  She brings so much laughter and joy into our family.  We can’t imagine life without her!  Here’s some photos from her birthday book….

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