Saturday, November 9, 2013

Virginia Trip!

We had the most amazing opportunity to go visit my sister Heather in Virginia! We had the absolute best time ever – hanging out, seeing the sites, just enjoying our time together. Heather and Javan were so kind to act as hosts and tour guides, and we loved visiting them!

Here we are on the plane, our first time flying as a family!  The kids did great!

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Watching a movie helped. :)

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…and a long nap.

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Here are some of the wonderful places we visited.


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Beautiful time of year – tulips and cherry blossoms!

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Checking out a turtle (notice how different each person’s hair is in our family! Crazy! Kris would have me point out their awesome mullets, too…)

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Liam and Shelby – all that site-seeing wore them out!

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Roosevelt Memorial.

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Natural History Museum. (Kris and Kasey are pretending to be sharks).

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Site-seeing in DC.

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Love these kids!

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Shelby with her apple. As you will see, she was loving apples on this trip.

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Cute little Liam with his hat – love that kid!

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Kris is in heaven. Hamburgers!

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Arlington Cemetery.

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Roosevelt Park – just love little Liam’s head looking over dad’s shoulder!

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Beautiful view of Georgetown.

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Potamac River at Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument.

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Playing at the park. Shelby: I just gotta bite this! Liam: Hmm, looks like traffic ahead.

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Jefferson Memorial.

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Lincoln Memorial.

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Washington Memorial.

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Aviation Museum.

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DC Zoo.

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Kris and Kasey, pretending to sneak up on their prey.

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Shelby looks pretty unsure about this.

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Love that dimple.

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George Washington’s Estate.

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Look ma, we’re packed and ready to go!

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Kasey making some great faces.

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Washington DC Temple – thank you Javan for taking such beautiful pictures!

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The Bowles Family – gotta love those guys!

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Say goodbye Virginia and Bowles Family!  We had the best time ever!

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1 comment:

  1. Oh my! I have so much to say because I love ALL of these pictures! First of all, we had the best time! I'm so lucky you guys were willing to come and visit...I know I've said that a bunch. But I mean it! Pretty sure I wouldn't have survived until summer to see everyone if you hadn't come out. No joke. I had fun reliving this trip through your pictures! AH! I MISS YOU GUYS! We had the BEST time while you were here. Also, Liam and Shelby were much more rolly polly...and so was I! HA! I am very glad I have lost 20 pounds since then. Although, I love that pictures of me and Liam. Priceless. These kids grow too fast! I'm glad you got to fly with your whole family. That is much easier with dad around. Your kids are adorable. Best cousins ever! Kasey even looks younger in these pics. Stop growing kids! Okay, I can't wait until Christmas now. It is killing me. We are going to have a blast! I need my sister. BAM.