Thursday, April 30, 2009

Quick Look at our last few months!

Note: If you don't care to see Thanksgiving and Christmas pics during the month of May...Skip ahead!

The Boys with their soccer team at the Rapids game! It was cold
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Jacob and Kristin got married and most of us were there for the occasion! (Savannah thought Kristin was a princess). We all stuck around and celebrated Thanksgiving together with Jeb's side of the family

Mark had connections and hooked us up with a huge gathering place! It was awesome. There are a lot of us by now so we needed all of the space we could get.

Waiting to say our "Thankful fors"

Cousin Zach was telling us all what he was thankful for. Those little kids are always so sweet, I can't help but shed a tear

I guess it wasn't too exciting because Joey fell asleep!

This is Aunt Erin with Savannah at my Mom and Dad's house celebrating Landen's birthday. She married my brother Adam and the kids love them! In March they came to Colorado to visit us and we had a blast with them. I don't have any pictures though...darn.

Landen's 8th birthday. We had a lot of family around. He felt loved
Uncle Adam (Jeb's brother) and Blake

Happy Baby

She was telling me about her nail breaking. She is such a diva already! We were headed out to cut down our own Christmas tree. I have more pictures somewhere of the excursion but can't seem to find them
We went to my parent's house for Christmas this year. All of my siblings were there and it was a blast! I love it when we are all together. We were going to go the day after Christmas but because of a snow storm brewing we packed everything up in 2 hours and headed out Christmas Eve morning! We got there in the evening just in time for the evening's festivities. My Dad is talking about the Christmas story with his grandkids

Savannah opening a present from Grandma (while cousin Ben looks on)

Princess Dress-up!! Yippee!

The stash (most everyone's included)

Landen was baptized on December 27th and Crew was blessed the same day. It was wonderful

The kids

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This is one of her "no, I will not" looks. She is very sweet but can be very fiesty!
Landen (with braces) and his buddy

The kids on St. Patrick's Day! We even had to wear green on our pajamas that morning because my kids are vigilant about pinching

Crew loves his sister and brothers

Can you believe you are not looking at a soccer field? That's right...the kids played basketball this year and loved it! That is Blake...the farthest blue shirt on the left. He was one of the taller kids which is always nice in b-ball. Landen played also and the kids because obsessed with the Denver Nuggets. It was a lot of fun

We only hit the ski slopes a couple of times this winter. Having a newborn and all made life a little too busy for our season pass. Hopefully next year. These are some of the jumps the kids have tried. They are getting pretty good

Skiing adventures

This is my brother Lane and my mom at my 30th birthday dinner! I don't really have a picture of me but that's okay. After this we went back to my parent's house where Jeb had planned a little surprise party! It was very sweet of him.

The boys waiting to ride a train with Santa!

March and Spring Break

You might think...big deal...there is live in Colorado. No...we have had barely any snow this year. So when a random snow storm hit during spring break we all shut down! It was awesome. We mostly get snow in the mountains.
Jeb's work was closed! Yahoo! Savannah had to help her dad

The Snow Dino creation

Proud kids

Our nephew Zack came to visit us for his spring break! We had such a great time with him. Crew loved him and was so happy when he got attention from him

Zack and Crew

While Zack was in town Josh and Andrea drove all night to see him for Conference weekend. This is their little boy and him and Crew are just a few months apart

They are smiling for Andrea's camera

This is Josh, Zack, Andrea, Ethan and Blake
Josh is trying to teach Zack the basic colors and shapes :)