Sunday, January 25, 2009

And the party continues! New Year's Eve fifth annual 24-hour bash in Huntsville, Utah!

Jeff "listening" to the BYU game.

Laura and her mama (Vauna).

The New Year's Eve "hot babes": Carol, Leisha, Laura, Vauna, Ashlyn

Laura, Jared, and Leisha (in one of her RARE shots away from Jon!)

Mike (Lynda's husband) working on a tough puzzle

Carol and Laura

Kids living in basement room that Jeff put in this last year. They lived down here for at least seven days, only coming upstairs to get food every so often.

Madi (Jon's sister) engrossed in another book.

Jon and Leisha playing xbox (Leisha is wearing her "duck" face)

Lynda (Jon's mom). Notice how she still looks great even with no sleep and no makeup!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Christmas Fun! Be sure to check out my mom's funny puppet video at the end.

Jared trying to open a present on Christmas morning.

Leisha and Jeff at Carol's on Christmas day.

Matt's oldest son, Spencer, on Christmas day.

Laura on Christmas morning in Huntsville.

Jon's sister Madi with Ashlyn's cat Sherbet. Jon's mom Lynda in background.

Jared with one of the giant icicles on our deck.

Leisha and Jon at Carol's.

Jeff, my mom, and Ashlyn at Carol's.

Leisha and Jon at Carol's.

Carol's son Taylor at our house (he didn't take the green hat off for 7 days).

Jared with Matt's darling daughter Ellie at Carol's.

Ashlyn (Carol's daughter) with Matt's two cuties: Sophie (left) and Ellie (right).

Ashlyn with the beloved Sherbet creature.

We got about 10 inches of snow on Christmas Eve and morning.

Jeff and Laura Christmas morning in Huntsville.

Jared trying to look tough in his dreadlocks.

Leisha cross-country skiing on our property the week after Christmas.

Laura and Leisha at Carol's.

Jared and Laura Christmas morning in Huntsville.

My mom performed a Christmas puppet show with her magical dancing wooden man that she got in Nauvoo, Illinois. The person guffawing in the background is my brother, Matt.