"To bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair." Isaiah 61:3

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Our First Family Vacation.....

We just returned yesterday from our first vacation as a family of SIX! AND, we also brought Grandma & Grandpa along as a gift to them for their 50th wedding anniversary which was last August 1st. (We were in Ukraine at that time.)--So really we were a traveling party of EIGHT!

Where did we go? Kevin had a conference in the Phoenix area, so we tagged along. The place we went to is called the Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler, AZ. It was wonderful!! Besides a beautiful resort, the temps were in the upper 80's! What a great taste of summer for us NoDaks!

Do you want to see our vacation slides? :) Well, here are a few for your viewing pleasure:


  1. Wow! And you came home? That looks like a beautiful resort, and it looked like EVERYONE had a fantastic time! So glad for you guys and that you made it home safe!

  2. Looks like a lot of fun was had by all. Thanks for sharing.

  3. I was WONDERING why you'd been so quiet lately!! I've missed you!

    Wow, it sure looked like you had a GREAT time!! And Grandpa and Grandma are absolutely precious!!!

    What a wonderful trip and I'm sure wonderful memories. :o)

    ...I'm glad you're back! ;op

  4. Looks like a wonderful vacation. What great pictures!! Love the last one!!!

  5. I LOVE Bella having ice cream IN the tub, LOL

  6. Awww, you were in our neck of the woods! And you got to come at such a nice time of year... opposed to July when it's 115 every day! But as a former MN/SD girl, I'll take the heat instead of the cold and snow!

  7. Wow! Looks like so much fun!!!!!!!!!! I love all the pictures and is that Grandma wearing a SWIMSUIT?????? There are some Texas girls saying, "HEY!!! Grandma said she doesn't wear swim suits!!!" I guess Bella was able to achieve the impossible! :-)