Monday, December 29, 2008

may the force be with you

can you guess who??? thank goodness the rain melted it (the big you know what) within hours after creation.
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christmas sweaters

the first annual christmas sweater competition 2008.

of course sean won.
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bye bye

i was one of those that went misty-eyed when it started raining last week.

i was very surprised to find myself missing the snow today when i saw these pictures of the boys.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008


Little did I know that my favorite holiday decoration would be so appropriate this year.

Mako, Bryn and I made several for our windows this year. You can find the tutorial for 3-D Snowflake on WikiHow.
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Saturday, December 20, 2008

cozy up

don't you love holiday jammies?

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starting the christmas season

one of my favorite places in oregon is philip foster farms. this year we made the trek for a gimpse of holiday life in the 1800s.

family photo

it was hard to pick the right tree

hoping for snow but there was only rain

bryn, mako and hunter

santa visiting the farm

old fashioned game of checkers in the cabin

learning to make popcorn over the fire

piano recital

"jingle bells" and "deck the halls"

"old mcdonald" with the piano pixies

"jingle bells"
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return to oceanside

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bryn found peace at the beach

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underwater adventures

the wrong setting made for some cool pictures.

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take down

the great wrestling match of 2008

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big red

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big night out

check out all these pretty ladies (and 2 handsome men) on our big nov. 15 night out.

maya and micah

sarah and sayo

mika, alison and aya

sarah and sean
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a new city

so i'm playing serious blog catch up.

in november we discovered a new town (to us) along the oregon coast. oceanside is a quaint small town built on a hill over looking the ocean. our new favorite city.