Sunday, January 2, 2011


We were graciously flown out to be with Justin's family for Christmas,
and so the journey began.
It was exciting, but a little long for our little people!
( yes, P has a black eye..she met Riv's head head-on in a collision!)

The cousins sure had fun,
and played hard everyday!

We enjoyed our time, and made the most of the gorgeous weather!

We did a lot of sledding
and to my surprise
River was in heaven!

Paige, not so much.
At least on the big hills.

She was an animal in my in-laws backyard,
but at the park she flew off the sled and got some ice burn
on her cheeks.
Kind of ruined the moment for her.

We went ice skating.
We had about 5 minutes of fun.

I secretly wished I could have stayed there.
I had so much fun!

The kids...not so much.
Too late in the day,
too cold,
too frustrating.

We played games,colored,snuggled,laughed and ate...alot!
We were so lucky to see friends
and have my sister come up with 5 kids in tow.
She is a brave girl!

As a parting gift, then night before we left
a big storm came through and dropped about a foot of snow.

It was A LOT...
and the power went out.
Good thing I have a Survival Expert for a husband.

Head lamp went on and he went to work building us a fire.
Thank you Justin!

Thank you Mother Nature.
Wish we could have just stayed by that fire all day.

We miss our Tahoe already!


  1. What a cute family you have! I found your blog on "famdamily" blog :) I look forward to reading your blog!

  2. I want to cuddle in front of that's HUGE! So much fun. I have pics of us sledding at that age at the cabin, I need to scan them and send them to you :)

  3. oh my goodness, that sledding pic of Paige and River squealing and grinning is THE BEST!!! such a cute moment captured. OH man, i can't believe the power went out, good thing that fireplace was HUGE!!! so cool you got to visit fam during the holidays!! :)


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