Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Monday, February 20, 2012
Happy Birthday to my hubby!
We celebrated Saturday night with a little party. We cooked out burgers, had chips, dips, fruit, veggies and desserts- I think everyone had a good time!
I slacked on the picture taking til it was cake time.
Keevan and Kaden were guarding the cake
Having to help daddy blow out his candles
I took a few random pictures- sorry about the lighting on all of them, I don’t know why my camera blew the whites out so much.
Kinslee LOVED her cupcake! This baby girls big 1st birthday is this week too!
All the kids were a little out of control. You’ll have to excuse majority of them in different states of being undressed. We didn’t want to ruin outfits with dessert!
They all took turns pushing and riding in the grocery cart
Super star Ella
Super star Kinslee
Kinslee and Ethen
Harli was SO excited to have Terry here!
Happy Birthday babe. Thank you for being a great dad and husband to us. We all love you very much and hope you have a fantastic birthday today!
Happy birthday Big Daddy!
Tori, Landry, Ansley & Harli
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2012
We enjoyed a few days in the mountains last weekend and got to spend a little time with just our little family. When we left Thursday, the weather was reporting snow, sleet and rain from here all the way to the mountains. We were in rain for about 15 minutes and never saw any other form of precipitation the rest of the way!
This was the first glimpse of snow we saw finally
We rented Landry ski’s again this time but he wanted no part of riding the ski lift after he saw it when we took him to the mountain, so we just played around the cabin.
Ansley even got to ski for the first time!
The slopes lit up for night skiing
We celebrated Ansley’s 18 month birthday our last night there, so we got to enjoy some cookies!
Sunday morning as we were getting ready to leave, it started to snow
About 45 minutes after it started snowing, we left the cabin and there was as least 3-4 inches of fresh snow. It was coming down so hard you could basically see only the back of the vehicle in front of you.
The road through the canyon was slick and at one point I really thought we were going to end up in the river, but luckily Chris didn’t freak out like I was and quickly got everything under control. There was a huge line of cars in front and behind us, so it took us awhile to get through there.
But by the time we got out of the canyon and made it to Cimarron, this is what we saw! No snow whatsoever!
We had perfect weather until we got almost home when we got into sleet. I-40 was horrible. There had been several wrecks and it was at a complete stand still. After about 20 minutes of not moving, we went off-roading through the ditch to the access road. This was the trucks we were behind which were several miles behind the wreck and there were cars and trucks behind us for miles as well.
Needless to say, we made it home safely thank goodness!
What a great little vacation!
I have several fun video’s to share of the kids skiing, but as usual I hate YouTube. I’ll try to post them soon.
Hope everyone had a fabulous Valentine’s Day! I know I did!