Thursday, October 22, 2009

Thankful Thursday

  • For a safe trip!
  • Getting a chance to meet Red's family - finally!
  • Free YoCash! (That's right!  Addict!!)
  • The start of a great community on our block.  I get to hang out with the mommies today while the daddies watch the kiddos!  
  • Great in-laws!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Our Trip up North

This past weekend we went up north for Red's grandma's memorial.  We split the trip up heading north by staying at his parents and then did the whole 9 hours or so (not counting our stops) straight coming back.  We stayed at his sister's along with his parents and other sister's family.  It's always nice to see everyone! 


The trip wore Red out...sleeping with his princess cup



Cousins!  She helped out a TON with Rusty.



All the grandkids taking turns choosing knick knacks and memories.



Karrots with her memorabilia - clip-on earrings



Auntie with the youngests



 
Karrots trying to be like her older cousin



Rusty lookin' good!








Karrots playing with auntie's cat



Cousin "Acky", as Karrots says


 
The girl cousins - I just met the middle two this weekend!


 
Brothers


 
Auntie reading to most of the cousins


 
"BUG!!"


 
Playing bug with papa


 


 
 Bowing to our awesome hostess!


 


 


 


 


 
What a great auntie!


  
 Signs we saw off the 5



Monday, October 19, 2009

Pea Soup Andersen's

On our way up to Cottonwood this weekend we stopped at Pea Soup Andersen's in Santa Nella for lunch. This place is so fun! They have yummy food and a gift store with all sorts of knick knacks and gifts. This is the place we discovered Walter the Farting Dog while on our babymoon in Solvang






I tried their Count of Monte Cristo sandwich. Ham, Turkey and cheese layered in egg bread and grilled, topped with powdered sugar and served with raspberry sauce. YUM!! I can officially say I will be craving these.  Hopefully I can find a good recipe online as there's no way I'll be driving that far for just the sandwich.


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Meet Our New Pets!




Red went to a class on worm composting and brought these little guys home! They get to stay inside so the temperature is comfortable. Now every time Karrots walks by the boxes she's saying, "worm!!"
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