Friday, October 3, 2008

Vacation wrap-up

Hang in there with me, this will be a long post with lots of pics. We had a great last week of vacation with a few days in Bakersfield and a trip to San Diego for a family reunion on Shaun's side. I love San Diego. It was a bit warmer than I was hoping it would be but we had a really good time. Shaun's parents came down from Washington as well as his sister Tiff and her family including our new nephew Luke. We also met the other new baby in the family, Graedy (Shaun's cousin Matt's baby). There were aunts, uncles, cousins, grandmas, grandpas, etc. and Julianne had so much fun meeting everyone. Here are some of the pictures from our time in San Diego:
Julianne with Shaun's Aunt Barb....she had tons of smiles for Barb all weekend!

Julianne with Aunt Tami (Shaun's older sister)

Big girl sitting in a high chair!

Julianne with grandma (Shaun's mom)

Kisses from daddy

Is there anything cuter than a girl in her jeans and sneakers?

Our nephew Luke - he is 3 1/2 months old and don't you just dig his hair (he already got a haircut)!

Julianne playing peek-a-boo with the camera

Shaun's younger sister Tiff and her little man Luke

Shaun and Luke

The view from our room at Barb and Joe's house (I sure do miss the mountains in California)

We had a great time with all of you. Thank you Barb and Joe for opening up your beautiful house to us! We wish we could see all of you more often.

While we were in the San Diego area, Shaun, his mom, Julianne and I went to La Jolla (one of my favorite places) for the afternoon. We had a nice lunch and just walked around for a bit and took some pictures on the beach. Here are some shots from that day:

walking in La Jolla. We saw some great art galleries.

Shaun and Julianne playing with the giant granite ball that spins in the water (she loved it)!

Shaun's mom with Julianne and me

Julianne and I having some fun

Shaun and Julianne (you can't see it so great but she had the hugest smile on her face)

having fun with daddy

the three of us

We headed back to Bakersfield on Sunday evening and before leaving Tuesday morning for home we had one last family dinner with my family on Monday evening. Here are some pics from that night:

here is our big girl sitting in a high chair at the table

standing on the table

Julianne with my grandma

Great grandma with all 3 of her girls

my brother with Julianne

My brother and his wife Tonja with Julianne

The whole family

We left Tuesday morning to take off out of L.A. and we had a fun experience at the airport. We were in a special line for security (people with small children) and who did we see? Will Farrell with his wife and two sons. Shaun was pretty excited and I thought it was cool that they were flying on Southwest just like us. I wasn't expecting to see a celebrity in the Southwest terminal.

Here are some fun pictures from our flight home:

Happy to be headed home

She loved playing with the window

playing with the tray table

standing on the tray table

Sitting on the tray table

Well, that's it. That's the rest of our vacation. We enjoyed seeing everyone and look forward to our next visit!


Lacey said...

Welcome home!!!!!
I am so glad you guys had such a good time.

That picture with you holding Julianne in the air by the rocks & water is AWESOME. Definitely one to blow up and hang!

Thanks for sharing with us!

Ashley said...

Looks like a fun trip! That peek-a-boo photo kills me! SOOOOO cute! :)

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