Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

To our family, Christmas means lots of together time with the family, celebrating the birth of Jesus.
This year, we celebrated with our immediate family and some of Mom's side of the family on Christmas eve. It was a good thing too, because on Christmas day a blizzard began and had us all snowed in.

We had our big Christmas meal for lunch. Of course, per tradition, fried perogies, turkey, and all the trimmings were on the menu; along with a gigantic truffle to top off our already stuffed insides.

Next was time for our (also traditional) Christmas hockey game. That and snowmobile rides filled up the afternoon.

In the evening, we went to see Josh and Becca's kids in a Christmas Eve play. On the way home we stopped to see some Christmas lights. We had a whole van full fa-la-la-la-la and bad dance moves. 

We finished the evening off with fondue and the watching of a Christmas movie. We cheered along with elves (I didn't know elves cheered so often) and booed the buffering of the movie. A good time, as always. :)

Christmas Day, I already mentioned, we were snowed in. We spent the entire day in pjs, watching Christmas movies, and in the evening... played some games with our neighbours. Who fortunately are walking distance from our house. :)

Yesterday we had our final family gathering. Dad's side of the family. One final Christmas meal. One final round of games and fun. One more day spent with people we love most. 
And now... all Christmas-ed out.

I'll leave you with a few pictures that I took on Christmas Eve. My sister Meg and Becca took a lot more pictures than I did... so check out their blogs for a more visual peek into our family fun. 

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Grow and Change

Three year gap.
Both pictures taken on the last day of our vacations.
Both moments likely consisted of Eli talking Dad's ear off.
Precious memories.

Friday, December 9, 2016

New Look

Guys! Guess what!?! My wonderful, amazing, beautiful, sister Meg renovated my little web space!
As always, she did a fabulous job!

As someone that likes to spend more time in a room that has been freshened and spruced up... there will likely be a burst of posts in the next while.
I hope to make a habit of it, but I have said that before...

Anyway, that is all I have to say for now. Check out my pages for new pictures, and I may have added a dream list item or two. ;)

Since a post isn't a post without a picture... here is one from when Meg shot me and made me feel beautiful. :)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

We've been here a while...

We are home.
Ha, the last couple of traveling days, I wasn't able to post, and then I completely forgot to do the final post once we got home.

If I remember correctly, we traveled for about six hours and stopped in North Sioux City for the night. Then the next day, the remaining ten-ish hours home.

Ah, it feels so good to be back.
We've unpacked the RV, slept in our beds, hugged all the people that we missed, cleaned the house, and started school again. Today, actually, was the first day back at it.

Ya, so anyway.
Just wanted to let you know we are not stuck somewhere in the States. Not like you thought that. But if I were reading this blog, I would be wondering. So if you are like me... wonder no more.

Hope you enjoyed coming along with us! :)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Dodge City Zoo

Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, now Kansas, we are traveling home.
This is the twentieth day of our trip. Today we drove only four hours in the northernly direction. We stopped at Dodge City, Kansas, to visit a free zoo. We had gone there two years ago, and decided to stop again to break up the hours that we spend cooped up in the RV. 

Yesterday we drove about six hours from Lubbock, Texas to Liberal, Kansas. We are now spending the night in Salina, Kansas.

I’ll leave you with some pictures from today...

Kerri and Zach, round two.

Selfie, cause... it's been a while. :)

We made this. :)