Sunday, January 4, 2009

Christmas Vacation

Well, I was a little overwhelmed when I got thinking about all of the pictures I could post and things I could write about our Christmas vacation...so...I was very pleased with myself when I came up with this brilliant idea. Okay, it's not that brilliant, but I liked it.


Our top 10 things we did over Christmas Vacation:

10. I finally was able to read a novel after not being in school! Whoo-hoo! My choice...Twilight of course...and I'm only 1/2 way through the 2nd book...so no giving anything away...Megan and Caitlin!

9. Not having to cook=not having to clean up=happy me :)

8. sleeping in..some days


7. Finally getting to eat my favorite Nielsen's ice cream! There is nothing better



6. Being able to take pictures of such a beautiful place...Hawaii! I didn't get hardly any of Utah. Which I am sad about now...and sorry Memphis...it just doesn't cut it for beautiful.

5. Mountains! Breathtaking. I forgot to get the one's of Utah.... :(
4. This one I didn't get pics of either..I'm very disappointed in myself, but we went skiing at snowbasin with my Dad and loved it! ( I only fell twice as a result of tripping myself with my ski poles! ) I am improving


3. Hawaii of course! We went with Jason's family to the beautiful island of Kaui! It was amazing and we had SO much fun. We even got to ride these trikes through the sky...and I touched a cloud! Now I can scratch that of my list of life goals to achieve! I could write about it for hours!







2. Visiting old friends. These are well...not my roommates, but should have been...the girls that got me through college. They are great..and as you see all married :) I didn't get pics of my other friends that got me through nursing school but we got to see them too.


1. And finally...family! We love them..and we got to welcome the newest member..Cameron born on Dec. 27. We were even able to visit them. I didn't get pics of all of my family...again my sad picture taking...but it was definitely what we needed, too see them



This is Trent and Cecilie...new Mom and Dad. Cameron is below
















Here is my family..part of them. I love you guys! Getting big!











And last but definitely not least..Jason's family. They are wonderful and we love them too! Thanks for Hawaii guys!

11 comments:

John and Rachel Erickson said...

I think that it was a cute idea. I want to touch a cloud, so jealous. I'm up for shopping anytime, we need to exchange vacation stories too. I teach on Friday and Wed mornings.

Megan said...

I am so glad we got to play! I miss you already. :(

Haylee said...

I didn't know you guys were planning a trip to Hawaii for Christmas... now that is awesome! Looks like a great time, back to Memphis and the regular life now. BLAH! We need to get together soon... it seems like it has been a while since we've hung out with you guys.

erin and todd said...

It was so fun to see you guys again! Miss you big time. I am still trying to find an event in Tennessee I can go to so I can see you again!

Trent and Cecilie Kowallis said...

HI Guys,

It was so good to see you. We were so glad you came up to visit and see the new member of the family. I love your top 10 idea. We miss you guys and we hope we can see you soon. Love Ya!!!!
Cameron says hi:)

Cade and Kelsie said...

I like the top ten ideas! It was a good way to break it down! I am still overwhelmed about finishing our Christmas blogs...We loved seeing you guys...hopefully we'll see ya in mexico! Love ya

Shelly & Brandon said...

o my goodness...that looks like you had a great break!! And i'm soo jelouse you were in Hawaii!

Whitney said...

I apparently have several comments about this post... first I love the new photo on your header! and 2nd, I also just read twilight and am half way through the second book (which I still call twilight b/c I some how feel that it's the "twilight" series, but josh always gets mad at me for this... he's way into them) how do you feel about them? Have you noticed how often she says "grimaced" and "incredulous"? and 3rd, ha ha, is your bro. the singles ward guy???

Josh McAdams said...

I want to hear about the trike ride. That looks awesome! And Jason, that manly pose of you swinging like Tarzan on the vine...priceless. You lucky dawgs chillin' in Hawaii. Welcome back to Memphis.

Mike and Shaurie Berlin said...

Sounds like you had a great time. i would assume from no phone call that you never made it to roosevelt haha

Whitney said...

hey, my friend just had her baby's photos taken with the Peekaboo people. if you want to look at them for some ideas you can link to their blog from mine... Rohat's blog. Thanks again for taking photos of millie! I'm excited to see them!