Tuesday, December 29, 2009

christmas in oklahoma

we got to go home for christmas
we flew in friday afternoon
dad picked us up
then we ate at The Wedge
then we went to Lauren and Brads
to hang out for the rest of the day!
we had so much fun!
and i got to meet des for the first time!

ben being silly
me and my cous ben


lo and des

lo, ben, des

lo and brad got some very large boxes while we were there
so they decided to open them!
they got these HUGEEEEEEEE stockings
and lo got some fashionable earrings
ben with his new car thing

cam loves babies!

then the next morning we went to breakfast
with dad and maggie
then went back to their house and opened presents!
here is a pic of abbey!
abbey wearing a ribbon
she loved it!
then we went to laura and andy's
and then off to Ted's for lunch

i got to meet eli for the first time ever!!!!

me and little laura
we have been friends for 10 years!

pic of us leaving teds
then we headed to gram's
for food and more presents!
lane and jess arrived after jess drove straight through from LA
with one sto to nap for 2 hours in amarillo.
he got a new car and it was a stick and lane
can't drive a stick...
way to go jess!!!!
we greeted them with screams of joy and celebratory whiskey shots!
the fam gathering for the swedish prayer and food

prayer by gram

dad and des
oh how he loves little kids
he said he'd buy me a car if i got pregnant :)
dad, lo, and des

the boys
jess, cam, brad

the men
mark & brad

the sisters
lo, lane
and des
(wearing ribbons from their presents)
then we went to breakfast
with dad, gram, lane, jess, brad, lo, and the kids
dad wearing his new shirt from lane

"act natural"

"act natural with your iphones"

then we headed to the airport
and back to denver.
it was a great trip
with great family!


lauren and brad said...

we had so much fun with you. come back soon!

Leslie said...

i keep coming back to this post. i'm totally missing those crazy kids and am not even related! can't imagine how much fun it must be to be real auntie status to those kids. :)