Posts made in December, 2014

Insta-Lately… November & December

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Insta-Lately… November & December

Insta-Lately… November & December

December 31st, 2014 Big game today! 3 for 3, driving in 2 runs and rocking it as catcher! The chill in the air calls for homemade chicken pot pie! #oneofourabsolutefavorites #itsmellsdivine Nothing takes us back to Chicago in the fall like apple cider doughnuts. #sogood #hewouldeatallofthemifilethim Opened this box today and got a kick out of the mover’s description of it’s contents.  Any guesses? #crackingup It’s getting Christmas-y up in here! #decoratingearlytoenjoyitlonger Apparently we need to work on humbleness. #familybowling No worries. Mom showed them how...

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Christmas With the Petersons

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Christmas With the Petersons

December 31st, 2014 We spent our last few days in St. Louis with the Peterson side.  The first day was the day to open gifts and the days that followed were filled with game playing, puzzle making, movie watching, laser tag and dodge ball fun, and lots of laughter.  As always, the cousins had such a great time together.  As with the Williams’ side, they are always quick to pick up right where they left off.  They don’t miss a beat.  Over the years, they have all changed so much but the laughter they share hasn’t changed a bit. Some family photos. Craziness. Grandma,...

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More Williams’ Family Time

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on More Williams’ Family Time

More Williams’ Family Time

December 30th, 2014 We had a day back in St. Louis to see Grandpa and Annie and visit with my brother and his family before we headed over to the Peterson side.  The day was full and I am so thankful. Any time spent with my grandparents is priceless. The 2 of them have shaped so much of who I am today.  What a gift they are to all of us. My brother and his family arrived back in St. Louis that afternoon and that evening we went over to their house to let the cousins see one another and exchange gifts.  The boys (all 7 of them) always have a blast together.  There is never a dull...

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A Branson Christmas

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on A Branson Christmas

A Branson Christmas

December 26th- 29th, 2014 We headed up to Branson, MO, the day after Christmas to meet up with the Williams side (Minus Cory & Valli and their boys).  As we were all planning out Christmas this year, I had the idea to change things up a bit and celebrate in Branson since the boys had never been before and it was a location everyone would enjoy.  We arrived Friday evening, just in time for supper.  The next 2 days were spent at Silver Dollar City.  The weather was definitely cold but we enjoyed being at the park during the holidays and seeing all of the special Christmas...

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Christmas 2014

Posted by on Dec 25, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

December 25th, 2014 This was the first year since Christmas 2006 that we were home for Christmas.  We cherished the time together as a family.  As the boys get older, family time is becoming more and more precious. Christmas Eve… After the Christmas Eve service, we drove around looking at Christmas lights and ended the evening playing games as a family. One of our favorite games is Apples to Apples.  The boys get a kick out of playing as if the cards you win represent you personally. I won the game this evening and with this set of cards.  Priceless.  🙂 And then on...

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