Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Boise - Happy New Year!

Between Christmas and New Year's, we flew out to Boise for a week with Tiffany, Tony, Jessica, Anthony and Annie. Grandpa Ed and Great-Woman Lynn drove down to join in on the holiday action! For New Year's Eve, we ordered Thai food, played games and had too much fun!

Ice skating for the first time.

 I'm just like Elsa!

 Winter shopping downtown

 Afternoon hike

 Quiet hills

Snow blossom

Tiffany's trunk seat!
Best. Invention. Ever.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas!

This week was filled with Christmas parties, family and fun! Kylie did not realize how many uncles, aunties, grandparents and cousins she was in for!

 Thug - the cat the Kylie always remembers!

Chris, Dave & Lisa - say cheese!

 Spence and K, always ready to pose!

 Chris, Gram and Autumn

 Another visit from Santa

 Winky-Blinky taking a selfie before heading back to the North Pole for another year

 Cousin reading time on Christmas Eve.

 Jilly, Julie and Kylie

 Merry Christmas!

 Oh hi, Doc!

Opening presents on Christmas morning with Grandma Cathy, Uncle Rich and the boys!

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Snow Days!

After months in the heat, I was really looking forward to going home to cold winter weather, and Spokane & Kettle Falls didn't disappoint.

 I'm gonna get you...

 First stop in Spokane:  Snowball fight with Aunt Jeannie

 Birdbath snowman

 Is there anything on my nose?

 Icy winter day

 Perfect for playing with Grandma Cathy

 and sledding with mom

 Snow angel


 Full moon

 Snow covered farm

 Ponderosa pine

 Sunny valley

Seasons Greetings!

Monday, December 21, 2015

Home for the Holidays: Seattle

We packed our bags for a month-long holiday extravaganza back home, and headed off-island for our first stop...Seattle!

 We've got a stowaway!

 Chillin' at the Honolulu airport at 3:00 am...

 The next day (fully re-supplied by Target!)

 So old!

 Hall party Santa


 Playin' legos with dad!

So many cousins!

 Sword-fightin' with James!

Serious present-opening business


 More tool time!
(Good present Grandma Julie!)
 Can't get enough cousin James time!

 A ring!

Can I pack these home with me?
 Pike Place Market! A perennial favorite stop!

 Family selfie

Airport Santa!
(wasn't fooling anyone)