Tuesday, August 24, 2010

North Rim of the Grand Canyon

While most of Brandon's family was down we decided to take the 3 hour drive to the N Rim of the Grand Canyon. It took a little longer then 3 hours but worth it. Of course the canyon was so cool and amazing. They have a small resort style place right on the canyon. there were picture in the main lodge from when it first open and throughout the years. It was so neat. There were cabins right on the canyon you could stay in, there was little hikes and grass areas to play in. Here are a few shots from the day.
Lorelei and John they are 5 days(?) apart
It was so amazing to sit in the chairs down there and just look out over the canyons.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

cabin time

Tim and Corinna drove down St George and mom and James took a shuttle down from SLC for mini reunion. While they were down there, the Guisingers kindly offered up their cabin for a few days. It was so fun of course, the only missing was Joe and Katie :) The kids, uncles, aunts and even grandma rode 4 wheelers, played games and stayed up way too late. While we were up there we of course had to ride the hourses. Jackson and Abagayle went out for a 10 - 15 min led ride in the woods. They were in heaven.

Lorelei loved to ride with James!

James and Jessica getting ready for some muddy fun.
Jackson and dad pullin out the fun

I didn't get as many pictures as I would have liked, we had such a good time.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

First day of School

Jackson started 1st grade on 08/11 and kindergarten started on the 8/18 a week later. Here are their cute pictures, keep in mind I just told them to stand by the door

These two pictures are actually Abagayle's second day of school. She wanted pictures of her hair out of the french braids. That was yellow day in her class.

This was her actual first day of school, kindergarten. She is too big. their first week was color week. Monday was a red day, so she borrowed Jackson's t shirt.
Jackson's first day was the week before, all day and 1st grade. It was too much for me. He loved his new backpack and lunch box. Can you tell he looks a little excited.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Zion National Park

While we were visiting the Gunters they told us that Zion Park was free the next day. We weren't planning on going then that morning deceided to go. Once you park inside there is a tram that you can ride that takes you all over the park, you can hop on and hop off where you want to. Guess who we saw there, the Gunters! We thought they would have been long gone by then, we rode the tram a bit and walked around with them. It was truely beautiful there. The canyon was shaded so it wasn't too hot, which was nice.

I just thought this last one was so cute!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Gunter Visit

Another great thing about living in St Goerge was Cameron had to go down for work sometimes so Sonnet and the kids came along! How fun huh! They came down one weekend and it was the fair. So we took the kids to ride rides and look at animals, they had a great time.

Dallin and Jackson on the rollercoaster

Jessica and Abagayle on the ferris wheel

Jackson and Lorelei on the boats

Dad and Lorelei

Abagayle on a rollercoaster

Dallin and Jackson takin a ride

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Road Trip Home

Brandon flew home on the 2nd of Aug and I got to stay another week. Then when we drove home we took James, Mom and Jessica with us. We stopped in SLC and dropped mom and James off at uncle craigs and aunt leann's house, then jessica and I pushed on through to the
other side. we got into st george at 2 am, Seattle to St George in one day!

all in all not too bad, the kids fell alseep outside of SLC so it wasn't too bad. Jessica and I had some sister chat time.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Aliment reunion

My dad's side of the family had their reunion the day after the wedding, perfect timing. We got to go for the day and see my family. It was great to see my grandpa bill and joyce before the moved to AZ. It was great seeing my dad's side of the family while we were up.
Jackson was upset we were leaving and he had to leave his Uncle TJ, he is the coolest to Jackson.

Lorelei loves Meghan

My brother Scott and his wife Lori

My dad and his wife Colleen

Such a fun day!