*these are my favorite posts that I do. I love to go back and look at a years worth of pictures in one post. Just this morning I was looking at last year’s HERE. I’m thinking of going back and doing one for 2012.*
2014 brought us–
Chris’ 34th birthday–
Which he celebrated by building the kids a snow ramp and playing outside.
We went to SLC at the end of January to try to beat off some cabin fever–
We went real sledding for the first time in Idaho–
At the end of February Chris taught Savannah to ride her bike without training wheels.
We did a hike and took the scenic route so we could see the Logan temple.
(I don’t think I ever posted these pictures.)
A couple of weeks after teaching Savannah he taught Elijah. Elijah learned quicker than Savannah at (almost) 4 vs. 6 years old–
Elijah had his 4th birthday and got to go bowling. Elijah’s birthday at the end of March starts birthday season at our home.
The kids and I made up a swing jumping Olympics game. Elijah won.
Cress Creek is our favorite family friendly hike–
I like my family pictures everywhere we go.
2 weeks after Elijah’s 4th birthday was Lily’s 2nd birthday–
2 weeks after Lily’s birthday was my 30th birthday. We went to Jackson Hole for the first time–
I still want this hat.
On Easter I took a picture of our cuties–
Lots of early morning bike rides around the river–
On Memorial Day we went to Mesa Falls for the first time–
The kids and I had lots of fun at home while Chris was at work/school–
The spray park is always fun.
My parents came to visit at the end on June–
Dad’s famous splash.
They took us to the zoo in SLC.
Then we went to Grandpa Bruce’s for a day.
We did the parade with them. My dad picked a good spot, I guess the trick is to go with a true blue Idahoan. Lily is our only Idahoan, she’s our tater tot.
Extreme slip and sliding with Alex and Luke.
We did Lava after Chris finished his summer semester at the end of July. Lava is the best–
Chris and Savannah love the speed slides.
Elijah was just barely tall enough to do the other slides. He loved them and did them at least 20 times, sometimes by himself, and he was an awesomely behaved little boy and waited his turn.
Lily’s hair got as blonde as possible.
We got to see Alex O a couple of times–
Chris got Lagoon tickets through Melaleuca again–
The baby rides are my favorite, I’ve become a wuss in my old age.
We went to Yellowstone before Chris started school again–
(Chris does this on purpose. He’ll deny it but I know he does. He has the timing down to a science.)
I think that this was one of my favorite Yellowstone trips.
Savannah started first grade and loves it–
We moved to Rexburg right after Chris’ summer semester finished which made it nice to run to the spray park in the evenings.
I took our family pictures for the second year, even after I said I wasn’t doing them again last year. I like the way they turned out.
Elijah did a semester at the preschool and BYUI. He liked it but we didn’t sign him up for another semester. I can’t believe he will go to Kindergarten this fall, I will have my hands full to get him ready.
Savannah had her 7th birthday. She’s our only odd year birthday, but we love her anyways. :) (I should have held her in for two more weeks…)
That’s a wrap on 2014!