Entries Tagged as 'thanksgiving'

Thanksgiving in Wisconsin

November 29th, 2014 · No Comments

For Thanksgiving this year we went to Oak Creek to Richard and Amanda’s house. Amanda’s parents and sister (and her family) also joined us there. The food was great and it was so much fun to hang out with everyone!

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Amanda + Richard

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Amanda + Makai

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Drunks!

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Courtnie, Debbie, Stephanie, Jessica

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Courtnie, Jessica, Debbie, Stephanie, Mom

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Makai made this Thanksgiving centerpiece in daycare.

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Dad carving the turkey.

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Makai being silly.

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Cousins!

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Being very Hawaiian! Makai’s first time in the snow. With grandpa!

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Makai is a little obsessed with dogs. He loved playing with Milo.

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Steph, Jess, Richard, Amanda, Milo (Thanks for hosting!)

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Early Thanksgiving Dinner at Aunty Laura’s House

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

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Hana, Grandma, Makai

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Aunty Gail, Makai, Grandma

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Aunty Heather with Hana and Makai

Dallas’s parents were in town last weekend to watch Makai during all of Josh and Liz’s wedding festivities, so Aunty Laura had her annual early Thanksgiving dinner on the Sunday before they left. Last year Makai was so little we were almost afraid to have different people hold him. It was his first big party! This year he played with kids and visited family and ate SO MUCH Thanksgiving dinner. All of it: turkey, stuffing, ham, potatoes, green beans, cranberries and pumpkin pie! Such a big boy now.

Two funny points: 1. Rory asked to see Makai when we arrived so I took him over. Well, he didn’t really want to see Dallas! And ran away. 2. Makai was sitting on a kind of stool with some towels piled up so he could reach the table. One minute he was there, one minute he’d slid down onto the ground. He didn’t make a peep, so it took us a second to notice! I think he was too stunned!

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Makai’s First Thanksgiving

December 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Now that it’s almost Christmas, I finally got a chance to look at some photos from Thanksgiving! We actually went to two Thanksgiving celebrations. A couple weeks before the day, Aunty Laura had some family out to her house in the suburbs for a big dinner. Dallas’s parents were in town and I think they were surprised at how many kids there are now!

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Aunty Gail with her granddaughter, Hanako. Kathy with her grandson Makai. Hanako is one day older than Makai, but Makai is a giant compared to her!

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Grandmas lined up: Aunty Gail with Hana, Kathy with Makai, Aunty Glenna with Alexia, Aunty Laura with Rory.

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Aunty Laura watching movies with Tommy, Kenji, Rory and Eddy.

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Who would have seen this day coming? Dallas and Danny, still drinking beers and talking story, but with BABIES.

On Thanksgiving day, the actual day, we headed up to Evanston to Jill and Brian’s house. It was a small get together with just their immediate family. Nice and relaxed.

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I drank a glass of wine, my first alcoholic beverage in about a year, and then fell asleep on the chair.

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Quinn and Halle provided the entertainment! As you can see, they’re in constant motion. Always!

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