Snow Fun!

Today the boys decided to go sledding, even though all they had was two discs, a canal, some drifts, and man-power. But they looked like they were having a good time, so I guess that's all it takes!

Merry Christmas

May your holiday season be merry & bright.

The Williams FamilyThe boys skillfully utilized static electric properties to stick about 20 balloons to the ceiling:
Due to a Christmas Eve snowfall, we were blessed with a white Christmas:

Did you ever think you would see this?!? For some strange reason we haven't managed to post part two of our vacation to Washington this year, until now. To see part one, click here.

**As alway, feel free to click on the pictures to see them bigger.**

Photos by Tearsa, Janice, and Drey.

After our brief visit to Grey's Harbor, WA, we headed up to Whidbey Island, WA.
Since I don't really like writing very much, I'll just give a few highlights.

Crabs|The boys loved catching crabs:
Sinus Infection|Ok, not much of a highlight, but Tavin did get a sinus infection:
Lighthouses|We saw a total of four lighthouses on our trip. Here is the Point Wilson Lighthouse in Port Townsend:
Kite Flying|The beach is a pretty good place to fly kites:
Coupeville|A town with a sweet wharf:Buses|Nothing beats free bus rides:The Park|This park has all sorts of wooden playing areas, swings, etc.:
Blackberries|Ok, I take back what I said about buses. Free blackberries growing everywhere is definitely better than free buses:
Look at Til's sweet Nacho Libre moves!
The Beach+Ocean|My Grandma lives right on the beach, so....:
The boys buried these huge logs in the sand:
Seattle|Dad flew up near the end of our trip. We picked him up in Seattle, and then spent the rest of the day there:

Pike Place MarketSpace Needle (do you know how much it costs to ride up? consequently, we skipped the ride)
The Monorail
Drey, risking his life on art
A huge fountain by the space needleWet from the fountain (some of us)

It's here!

My cookbook came today!

The front cover:
Front & back cover:It's a cute little 7x7-inch book, perfect to have on hand without taking up a bunch of space, but it's still 120 pages, and over 1/4-inch thick.The contents page: Each recipe has at least 1 picture, but many have more, like these step-by-step pictures for pot stickers!
Caramel Poke Cake:The index has each recipe in alphabetical order, along with a little picture of each: