Sunday, December 12, 2010

Getting ready for the big day

Hugging our tree

Getting ready for Santa pictures. (he's practicing his smile in the mirror)

This is what the Grinch would look like.

We love this Santa! We have gone to him every year. You bring a bag of food to donate to the food bank. They take a few photos and then Rite Aid prints them for free. I love it! This year our visit couldn't have been any better. Right away Santa told him he noticed how big he's grown since last year. When Harrison asked for an AT AT Walker Santa knew what it was and asked if he wants any Jedis. It was great!

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Cousin tub time

Beautiful Audrey Rose

Audrey and Jenna holding their 'kitties'. Harrison loves playing with the girls!

Harrison and Grandpa Lehman

Harrison and Auntie Jancy

Gingerbread house made by Harrison and Audrey

Girl time ~ we had our toes done. Audrey said it was the best day of her life!

What would a blog post be without pictures of Harrison and his gun?

Harrison and Stella the bunny

Harrison and Auntie Pee Wee

Saying good-bye

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Black Friday

Believe it or not I'm heading out in just under 6 hours from now for some Black Friday shopping at Target. Crazy? I know. I got caught up in the frenzy once before for Walmart and I waited HOURS just to get in the store!! I don't even shop at Walmart or like Walmart. I have no idea what happened to me. I didn't realize I'd have to wait in line just to get into the store. I swore I'd never do it again. Here I am... about to head to bed but first set the alarm clock. Anyone that knows me will know that I HATE waking up; I'm super grumpy in the morning. (ask Harrison) Wish me luck tomorrow. Target is my favorite store but I have no idea what to expect. I have only one thing I'm really hoping for and then the normal Target things - tissue, toilet paper...

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner tonight at our good friends the Cudes' house and when she caught wind that I was headed to the sale in the morning she have me HER list!

Check back later for a Black Friday update.

p.s. I'm done Christmas shopping already! I just need to wrap and ship! Yea!!

Monday, November 22, 2010

And the ATVs are back

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Sledding


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Snow day

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...


Eating snow

Heading over to Thriftway for hot chocolate!

Chillin' out reading Christmas stories


Watching the snow fall and thankful she's an indoor cat too, I'm sure!

Hanging out by the heater vent.

He writes!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Halloween

Everything in our life is Star Wars right now. So, meet my son the Clone Trooper. We were lucky that our good friends Catrina and Carson were able to visit us from (warm) Southern California for some good old (cold and wet) Northwest trick-or-treating.


The difference between boys and girls.



Silly Uncle Billy

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Seaworld


The trainers no longer get in the water with the whales.

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Cousins

Fighting crime




Thumbs up to SDPD!

Police helicopter at ABLE Base.


Time for fingerprints.
(lets hope this is his only time he'll be fingerprinted by the police!)


Captain Harrison Keith

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Rewind: August

Open house at the Southwest Precinct. Harrison LOVED the police robot.

Swim class at Colman Pool. It's not often you get an opportunity to swim at an outdoor pool in Seattle so we did two sessions there this summer.
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/colman.htm

Face in - nice job Harrison!




Touring the USS Green Bay during Fleet Week.
http://www.public.navy.mil/surfor/lpd20/Pages/default.aspx

I love when the Blue Angels come to town every summer! This year we skipped the practice show over Lake Washington and instead went to Boeing Field to watch them take off.

And they were really loud when they started their engines.

Mariner game with daddy.

Camping with Henry and his parents on San Juan Island. It was SO beautiful there.

I encountered these two slugs at the campground. What is that white thing between them?

Later they had a friend there and the white thing had changed into two? Was this a menage a trois? Fascinating.

Lime Kiln Point State Park. This is supposed to be the best place to spot Orcas. Guess how many we saw? ZERO. I guess I expected to see a Seaworld type show and it's not that easy.
http://www.experiencewa.com/attraction.aspx?id=6281

S'mores face.

Trust me when I say there is a pod of Orcas in this photo! I SWEAR! We were on the ferry back to Seattle when the Captain slowed the ferry down considerably because the whales were spotted. It was my birthday and what a present! It was amazing.

We still have the firetruck bed. Bunkbeds are up next but it's awfully hard to part with such a cool bed.

Harrison's babysitter tired him out at the zoo. She brought him home like this so I offered to give her a few magazines and asked her to just go park somewhere with him so he could sleep. (I'd pay her, of course!) She was busy so instead of waking him we unbuckled his seat and carried it into the house.

Harrison and Owen at Hiawatha Park. We were there to watch Caspar Babypants.