The following weekend (Easter weekend) we were feeling even more adventurous and we took our first airplane ride as a family of 5 and flew to visit Steve's brother Paul and his family for the weekend and a visit with some old friends from Boston. The first flight to Colorado was perfect, nice and short and the girls did great. It was great to get there and not be exhausted as we usually drive there but decided a short flight would be much more fun. The girls were very cute and excited about the trip. We had a great trip with a lot of catching up, the kids playing together beautifully and Easter festivities. It was so fun to see our niece and nephew on a holiday and see how excited they were. Tess and Gabby were madly in love with Kaiya their dog, Gabby being at eye level got her share of face licking, so much that her face is now beat red from chaffing. (you can see it in the photos.) The flight home wasn't as quick but we managed. During our layover the girls did lots of exploring the airport and being pretty adorable. I snapped a million photos over the weekend but only have the energy to post a few tonight. As we were taking off Gabby asked me about a million times, "Are you ready Mommy?" It was very funny. The flight attendant was being very friendly with Tess and chatting it up with her as the plane was taxiing out, after a few minutes Tess said to her, "You probably should sit down now." It was pretty funny, everyone sitting around us started laughing. The man next to me was visiting with me and innocently asked, "Is your son the oldest?" (Meaning Tess in her baseball cap and skull and cross bones shirt," When I replied that SHE was our middle child he looked like he wanted to crawl under the seat. I actually thought it was funny. We returned at midnight and the girls were exhausted. Tess's foot was asleep form the plane ride and she couldn't stop crying about it so we put her in the stroller and Gabby walked with us to the truck. She is growing up so fast.
|Steve looking very excited for our early morning flight. (He really was happier than this.)|
Today was spent unpacking, resetting the house, grocery shopping, meeting friends at the park and enjoying the beautiful weather. We took a walk by the lake and Tess fell asleep in the first 5 minutes of the walk! Now I am exhausted and should sign off before you go to sleep reading this windy entry. The last few weekends have been a great reminder to me of how blessed I am. Have a great week! Love, Gina