Monday, July 21, 2008

For Our Vacation...

This year we went to McCall, Idaho. Grandma and Grandpa + 7 kids + 7 spouses + 18 grandchildren + 4 cousins + 1 family friend = my side of the family's family reunion. Here's the summarized run down of the long list of events that took place over the week. We all got matching t-shirts, thanks mom.

The House we rented was beautiful. 7 Bedrooms with too many beds to count, 7 bathrooms, located 50 yards from the water, its own private dock, an outdoor fire pit, front loader washer and dryer(Can you tell I can't wait to get a house someday?), several TVs, the list could go on and on.

This was the view we woke up to every morning from our bedroom on the third floor. We were nestled back in the trees, but could see the homes clear on the other side of the lake.

Onto the activities...Justin and I both got to ski and wake boarded (sorry no picture). It has been 4 years since our last time out on the water. Our bodies hurt. Skiing does not care what kind of shape you are in.

A little fishing. The boys let all the fish go. OK so they cooked one of them.

Took pictures with all the babies born this past year. (From Left to Right we have Isaiah 9 months, Kate 9 months, Heath 8 months, Brooke 2 months, and Ethan 10.5 Months)

Played on the boat and the dock...Mostly in the boat for Kate. She was a wild girl and I had to cage her in the boat.

Britt holding Kate
Zach and Me

Were able to make a craft every morning, so we didn't spend too much time in the sun.
(From Left to Right in the back Andrea, Kyle, Zach, Tyler, Parker, in the front Lauren, Alec)

Chilled and caught up with family. We miss everyone living so far on the other side of the US.
Me and Marnae

Zach, Tyler and Parker
Justin and Brian
Me, Britt and Mari
Zach, Brandon and Alec

Went swimming.

Went tubing! This was the highlight of Zach's week. He was so brave and always up for a good bounce in the tube. He kept telling Uncle Andy to go faster and hit the rad waves! Of course he was well equipped with his goggles. What a funny little guy.
Zach and Parker

Zach and Halle
Lauren, Rylee, Malachi and Zach
Tubing = wild hair!
We had so much fun and would have loved to stay there another week if we could have. Zach had so much fun playing with all of his cousins and we miss hanging out with everyone and forgetting about all of our responsbilities with work and school. For more pics click here.


amyorr said...
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amyorr said...

Looks like you guys had a blast!! But what do you expect from a place like Idaho. Non stop fun.
The kids are so cute!

Goodfellow Family said...

Hey girl, so fun to keep in touch with you guys. Your kids are darling. Miss you tons.....never forget our days in DC. You rock girl and you make me laugh. Loves!

Krystal said...

You really had that much fun in Idaho? J/K I just had to say that for Amy. No really it looks like you had a good time. Family trips are the best! The kids are so cute, and Kate she looks just like you. What a lucky girl.