Sunday, June 24, 2012

hmmm...last minute dinner plans at Lake Tahoe? Definately worth packing the kids in the car for

 We got the beach to ourselves b/c everyone goes home for dinner
 Swimming out to this rock is a big deal when the water is about 50 degrees!
 Reid assumes Porter is his big brother...a brother that doesn't push or hit him.
 "well i don't hit or push, i just play rough mama"
 Thomas just can't get enough of Summer so he'll copy her every move

Amelia got 2 weeks of private swim lessons with Karen (home from college) and she loved the one on one time with her but their family is moving back to sad for us!

Sunday, June 17, 2012

family visitors!

 Liza and Mia 10 years old!
 PJ's and milkshakes...anything better?

 Kelly and my Aunt Ann came to visit from Santa Cruz and we are sooo glad they did b/c Kelly is now 16 and we last saw her about 5 years ago when we were living in Boise & since then our family has doubled so it was fun to make new memories
 Kelly is way too cute and Reid loved her attention
 Laura wanted this picture to compare the sizes of our two year olds...she is so happy that Trey is smaller so that she can baby him longer :) Poor Thomas doesn't get babied too much (his mom doesn't even pull up his pants anymore)

 We are so blessed to have not one but two cousins from cool!

 Trey enjoyed the company of Reid more than Thomas b/c Reid doesn't shove him, smack him, or push him out the door...literally.
 we are so happy to have Trey be part of the family...we love new additions!!!        

Friday, June 15, 2012

i forgot to say thanks to my aunties & cousins for loving me while my folks abandoned me for a week

by the way, ever since those two teeth came in i've been this happy! sorry about the timing.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Here is proof of our first vacation together without kids. It's probably a good thing that I had not tasted of the sweet fruit of traveling alone until now b/c it might be addictive. So lovely to read a book with no To Do list hanging over my head. We didn't have to rush so that means we didn't bicker with each other for a whole week! It was simply marvelous.

we decided against the cool rocky black sand beach

and instead headed over to Hapuna beach just five minutes away...perfect sand, perfect water temp, and perfect sea turtles to swim along side with.

We renewed our vows over a fabulous dinner and vowed to go on vacation kids. Just us.

tell me again why I ever considered cancelling?