Thursday, December 3, 2009

A Quickie Thanksgiving

Shad and I had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! After lots of debating wether or not we should make the 4 hour journey over to my parents house for the Holiday, battling weather, and potentially snowy passes, we decided to go for it! We made a speedy trip over to Auburn from Spokane for a day! Unfortunately, I had to work the day before and AFTER Thanksgiving, so we drove over to Auburn Wednesday night and got there about 10:30 PM. Thanksgiving morning we made a quick trip over to Shad's sister's, Heidi, house and spent a couple hours catching up with them. Lucky for us they also live in Auburn! Then after a nice, but quick, visit with Heidi and her family, we headed over to Thanksgiving dinner with my parents at our dear friends the Lomeli's house. Our families have been best friends for my entire life, so its like my second home. It was so wonderful to see them and be together for Thanksgiving. Kambria lives in New York now, so I NEVER get to see her, and oh how I missed her so! Plus this Thanksgiving was like the Thanksgivings we used to have when I was younger, so it was a sweet, perfect reunion. After chatting, catching up, and stuffing our faces and bellies with delicious food and PLENTY dessert; we headed back to my parents for the night and played some games. Then EARLY, EARLY Friday morning (about 5:30 AM!) Shad and I drove back to Spokane so I could make it in time for my 11:3o AM shift at work. Phew!! It was a quick trip, but Shad and I will both agree it was totally worth the drive. It was a little crazy, but nothing beats being around family and friends on Holidays. :)

Shad and I with Heidi's girls: Our adorable nieces.

LOVE these girls!

Excuse the large pregnant belly!

Kambria and I, she's pretty great!

The family, our Thanksgiving bunch:


Joel & Megan said...

Oh my goodness, the Lomelis...I didn't even make the connection until I saw the picture, but Isaac was in my ward at BYU during freshman year! Crazy what a small world!

Also it was so good seeing a picture of your parents. They haven't changed a bit! :) Tell them I say Hi!

Joel & Megan said...

Oh may I note, Isaac also stole my Texas flag freshman year too...but I got it back :P

Brad and Kjirstin said...

I can't even see your prego belly in these pics, you hide it so well. What you really need now is another side shot. I am glad your drive was safe so that you could be with the fam and not have to do all the cooking.

Anonymous said...

Aww I love this post!! I can't tell you how happy we all were that you guys came. Love you, Shad and baby boy so very much :)

Kirsten said...

fun thanksgiving!! I'm with can't even see your prego belly!! we need a side shot. I miss your family, we need to all get together sometime. love you!

Doug and Marilyn said...

Glad you had so much fun. Totally worth it to be with your fam and friends!!

Courtney said...

Sounds like you had a great time - I'm glad! And Krista, your hair is getting so long! It looks great!