Friday, December 7, 2007

Washington D.C.

On Monday night we went with our friends the Skinners and the Austins to D.C. and had a lot of fun. First we stopped by the Smithsonian and visited the National Air and Space museum, and part of the American History Museum. It was great to see everything and the boys even got to ride in the flight simulator. Then we headed over to our FAVORITE restaurant Chili's on our way to the Washington D.C. temple. The temple was beautiful with all the lights. The visitor's center was all decked out as well with nativity scenes from around the world.... so cute. Here are a few pictures from the night.



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Sunday, December 2, 2007

The "FIRST" Tree




No, this isn't the first year that we have put up a tree, but a few years ago when we did put this tree up as our first Christmas tree, we decided that we would always put it up and decorate it the same way that we have since our first Christmas together. One day I would love to have a different themed Christmas tree in every room of the house, and the First tree will be there somewhere. Besides being our first actual tree, all of the ornaments are a "First" milestone too. We have 1st Christmas together, 1st jobs, 1st house, etc. and this is the new first that was added this year.... First pregnancy. (thanks mom). Tonight we put on Christmas music and decorated the tree together, then sipped hot chocolate and ate cinnamon crumb cake in our fluffy white robes as we admired our work. I love this time of year!