Tuesday, December 31, 2013

California Vacation

We had a chance to visit Legoland in Carlsbad, CA this Christmas Break. I will say this, Jack LOVED it . . . We made the mistake of putting Lily on a roller coaster first thing when we got to the park. We didn't really think twice about it as we got in line, I mean, she's our crazy-daring kid so it just seemed like the right thing to do.  Needless to say, it took some convincing to Miss Lily on each ride for the rest of the day. Poor kid. She was a great sport though :) 

Here are some pics from our trip !


The Pit Stop 
A popular restaurant in Carlsbad that did not disappoint!


A very nice lady took this lil beaut for us . . .






Volvo XC90 made completely out of Legos (minus the wheels of course)


Jack and Lily on a train ride together . 
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Jack at "Driving School"
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This is impressive . . . 
This is Luke Skywalkers X-Wing made completely out of legos. Made from 5.3 million legos and it took a team of about 23 men three months to build !

Posing with Mr. Lego Skywalker himself. 


Out to lunch with Uncle Kyler and Aunt Whit-wee !



Our New Year's Celebration!


Jack and Jax (Whitney's sister's lil guy) painting and eating pizza !

During our New Year party, Lily climbed up onto Uncle Kyler to get all snuggly. Lily didn't end up making it until midnight, she fell asleep right there on Kyler. I think they both enjoyed that moment very much.   :)





It was about 70 degrees outside so we got to enjoy a nice evening at the beach. The boys played baseball in the sand and Lily just loved digging in the sand and splashing in the water. It was all fun and games until the sun went down and everyone was soaking wet !


 We love you all and wish you the best in the New Year! 

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas 2013

Christmas adventures in 2013!




Jack and Lily in front of the nations largest christmas tree. 


Christmas Party with friends !


We had a delicious Christmas feast feast with our AZ cousins !

{Christmas morning}

Jack ran into our room at 7:45 in the morning and yelled, "Santa was here! He's gone now! He ate the cookies and he left a letter"! It was a letter saying that Santa had delivered a trampoline to our backyard since Jack and Lily were extra good this year.

Cold hard evidence .


Santa must have thought these three kids were EXTRA good this year,
cause he got them a trampoline !
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By midday, Lily was pretty comfortable on the trampoline !
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New dress up clothes . . . 


 Lily strutting her new stuff . . . walking in heels with her bum sticking out, I just love it. 
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Lots of fun new things ! Thank you family for your generous gifts !


I hope you all had a great Christmas! 

Friday, December 20, 2013

The Day Lily Taught Herself to Ride a Bike

{With training wheels of course}.



 I tried about a week ago  to teach Lily how to ride a bike, but she was distracted by anything and everything . . . christmas decorations, birds, bugs. Typical Lily.



She is just the most random kid, in everything that she says AND does.  Well, earlier this week, Jack and I were busy making neighbor treats in the kitchen. All of the sudden Little Miss Lily comes poking along through the kitchen riding Jack's little red bike! Jack and I were both freaking out at how awesome it was . . .  And of course, I frantically scrambled for my phone to get a video of her!

She still gets too distracted to ride it outside, haha, so it's a good thing we have all of this tile for her to get some practice !



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