Saturday, November 24, 2012

Christmas letter pictures

our family by family:
Rachel and Dave ~ Ani, Liam, Kier, and Ike
Scott and Donna ~ Jonas and Bryar
Robin and Dennison ~ Carter, Jude and Vienna
Steve and Krista ~ Cache

And since we're playing catch-up, here are some pictures from the past few years...

we love picking strawberries from the garden,
we get about 50 pounds each year

Dave, Rachel and family made a quick trip last March

Scott and Donna bought a house in New Meadows

Jonas loves to ski almost as much as his dad does

Rick vacationing in Hawaii

I got to spend lots of time with the Harris family, this was in Sep 2012.

Carter was sworn in as Chief for a Day in Clark Co. Washington

Steve and Krista bought a house in Provo

We are getting another granddaughter in February!
(That will bring the total to 8 grandsons and 3 granddaughters)

 Carter had a 'stomp on my dragon' celebration

Cache and I love to make cookies together

Dave and Rachel's Kier 

Scott and Donna on their visit a couple years ago
Vienna loves Uncle Rick, last year at Christmas

Jude with Granpa
Dave built an arbor in the backyard, now we have Clematis growing on it.

My dad on our trip to see the Iowa this past July

Painting the house a year ago

This is how it looks now

Robin and Dennison's new home, starting in just a few weeks,
it's Nice, France!
Grampa, Carter, and Jude had a slumber party in the basement last Christmas Eve.

Jude aka Woody

Carter sitting on the deck with Grampa last New Year's Day

Cache and Carter

the USS Iowa where my dad served during World War II

 Cache and Dave love to have squirt gun fights

 coloring Easter Eggs at Rachel's house with all our Idaho grandchildren

 Scott and his boys Jonas and Bryar

 Scott and Jonas at the hill

 Carter stared Kindergarten this fall

We continue to love serving in the YSA ward! 
the Bishop and some of the ward members

 Buddy the Elf made and appearance at one of the YSA ward Halloween parties

one of several ward dinners in our backyard