Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Liar liar pants on fire.

So apparently I was a big ol' liar when I said yesterday that I would be back later that night with some pictures from our trip to Iowa..buuut apparently I lied since that obviously didn't happen. BUT I did have every intention of blogging/uploading pictures last night. I went to upload pictures from my camera and was granted with the ugly words "no more room" apparently my thousands and thousands of pictures I've taken over the past 4 years since becoming macbook pro owners took up ALL the computers space. Whoops! So Drew made a quick run to Apple to buy some storage device thingy (he's a good one I tell ya) and freed up a bunch of space on here so now I can upload pictures! Yay!
Like I said yesterday, we had such an amazing time in Iowa. I'm convinced my family is the Best, and I just love spending time with them. Makes it even more fun now that my brother and sister have kiddos too. My oldest brother has two girls and my younger sister (only sister) has 1 so those 5 cousins had so much fun together! It only makes me want to move back. Almost. If someone could figure out how to get rid of the humidity and mosquitos I think I'd be in. And also maybe get rid of the sub zero winter temperatures. 
Our week was filled with going to 4 different pools, a splash park, hanging out in Des Moines at my moms new town house, spending time at my sisters new house just 15 minutes away, seeing my brothers, lots of nieces and nephew time, eating way too much yummy foods and playdates with old friends. 
A close friend since Jr. High now has three littles, so between the 5 of our kids it's a full house when we get together! They also just moved to a great big house as well- everyone has moved since we were there last at Christmas!
 Cousin playtime! T and O are just 10 weeks a part! 

 We celebrated Jasper's birthday at a great pool! Seriously the kids (and adults) had so much fun here!
 Cousins!




 Jasper and my over 6 foot tall 'baby' brother
 All 5 of the cousins


 Apparently DQ has Amazing ice cream cake. Seriously one of the best I've ever tasted. Fudge in the middle? YES PLEASE




 Such a good looking bunch, yeah? 
 Grammy and her littlelest grandbabies! 





 Jr high school friend's littlest. He's a doll, I might be playing matchmaker. That is if Tindra and Price George don't work out. 


 Hard to get a group of 5 kiddos 6 and under to all look! 

And one with the mammas!
I've got some more to share from cell phone pictures later! I don't want to forget Any of our trip! Can't wait to go back in just 4 weeks!
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15 comments:

  1. awesome bright pictures!

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  2. the whole group of cousins should be baby models!

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  3. Beautiful photos Darlene! Your nephew is so adorable, he reminds me a little bit of Micha, don't you think?

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  4. your ma is so pretty, and you look just like her!

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    1. aw thanks :) I do think she's beautiful :)

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  5. Glad you had such a great trip! Family time is seriously the best, I love my family so much too! And having cousins to play with is great too! My sister just had my FIRST nephew ever last week. So excited to get Alan and Anna together with him. :) Loved all the photos! And happy birthday Jasper! Looks like he had a wonderful party!

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  6. okay but seriously how did you travel to iowa from colorado by yourself with the kids. I'm taking a 4 hr trip next week solo with ONE child and I'm nervous as hell!

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    1. I second that

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    2. ear plugs. Just kidding/ ill try to blog about that soon- email me if you have any specific questions!

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  7. dang you guys have some good genes! 5 of the cutest kids ever!

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    1. thanks! They are a good looking bunch aren't they?

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