Thursday, January 30, 2014

{Dec/Jan iPhone purge}

At the end of December, we said goodbye to our Jeep Commander that we've had since 2007.  It was a great car!  Pulled our trailer like a champ!  It was just getting too small. Carson had to climb over the 2nd row to the 3rd row because we couldn't flip of the seats because the car seats were too big.  There was no leg room in the 2nd row and absolutely zero trunk space with the 3rd row up.  We just grew out of it and wanted to sell it before it needed the 90,000 service and started having 'old car' problems.  I was kind of sentimental to see it go. I know, I'm weird.  

We traded up to the Suburban and I'm LOVING the space (huge trunk and huge 3rd row!) and the automatic flip up seats that Rylan can do on his own.  It's made such a difference.  And I have no pics.  Huh?

While my parents were in town over Christmas we all met to go bowling one afternoon. It's always a party getting together. 

Addy and I went with some friends to the American Girl doll store north of Seattle. It was a fun afternoon and a darling store!  She's loving her AG doll and that store is little girl heaven!

We hosted a January 'holiday' work party at a local Italian restaurant and it was the best idea ever. Way less stressful than trying to cram it in during December.  We were missing a few employees, but here is most of the group. I can honestly say we have such a terrific team right now. So grateful for each one of them!

My high school BFF, Carmen, and her husband met me for lunch one afternoon on her short trip to Seattle. We could talk for days and our visits are just too short, but it was fantastic to see her!

Ry had a preschool field trip to the ice skating rink and he rocked it! He was surprisingly really good!  


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