Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Today I Spent Time with Family.

I spend time with family everyday!  I'm a stay at home mom.  We live on my parent's property and, as mentioned in yesterday's post, we've got my brother and his family in town.  It's definitely been several days of family bonding and I'm sure there's more of that to come!  We went to the zoo today but Ash didn't get a nap and though she doesn't always need one, she most certainly did today!  So it wasn't a very enjoyable trip.  I didn't even bother getting out the camera.  It was all I could do to keep the girls happy.  Ash pests her sister a lot more when she's in a bad mood so Britt did a lot of irritated yelling.  **sigh**
We're going to Northwest Trek tomorrow.  Wish me luck.  It's a lot harder to keep these rugrats happy without Tony around to help tag team them.

Today is Day 27 of the 30 Day Challenge: A picture of yourself and a family member.

I couldn't pick just one.  So here are three.  :)

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(dad took my brother and me to visit family in Juneau when I was 16.  matt and I were both born in alaska.  here we are on mendenhall glacier, in front of the helicopter that got us there.)

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(my sister, kara, and myself on my 24th birthday.)

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(my sister, rachel, giving my face a hug.  i'm pretty sure i was 22 or 23 in this pic.  it hadn't been very long since rachel had come from ethiopia to be a part of our family when this picture was taken.)


Ok.  Now to announce the good smelling stuff giveaway winner........

FAITH!!!! 

She said, "ooooh what a great smelling giveaway!  i want to smell good too!! :)

Well, Faith, you will, just as soon as I get your address and get your goodies in the mail.  :D

Thanks to all who entered.  Only one more summertime giveaway to go!  And just in time since Summer is (supposedly) winding down.  Hard to wrap my brain around that one, since we just barely got our Summer here in the PNW!

5 comments:

Amy said...

Jealous.
Summer lasts six or seven months in AZ. And it's not a nice, pleasant summer. We'll have hotness till October. Ugh.

You're so lucky, I've never ridden in a helicopter! Cool.

Cute pics. Your sisters are adorable.

alissa4illustration said...

Alaska! That sounds like a fun trip!!!!!! Why did your parents move from there?

blueviolet said...

I love the ones you chose. Everybody looks so happy!!!!! You've been having a great time with your family this week, and I'm sure tomorrow's event will go just as well!

Keya said...

Beautiful Picturesws`

Faith said...

this is the best post ever ... want to know why?! because i won! hahaha.

the pictures of you and your family are cute too, hehe.