Tuesday, December 17, 2013

2013 coming to an end...

Well we have had quite a year!!  It has been full of fun memories, family and friends.  We have traveled, hosted parties, and went to our fair share of weddings, baby & bridal showers, birthdays and engagement parties. 

  • We welcomed 2013 in Cle Elum with our cousins, The Zubers. 
  • We lost one of the most amazing men on the planet on January 1st., Grandpa Ostrom.
  • Cousin Carlee and Mark welcomed cute little baby James on January 16th.

Grandpa Ostrom
  • We traveled to Sunny California (San Francisco, Oakland, & Carmel) to visit Aunt Carolee, Cousins Nancy and Wes and a visit with Jaymee before she took her journey to ESPN (with a surprise visit in the city with the Kertson Family)

Carmel, CA
  • Sienna turned the BIG 1!!!
  • Celebrated Easter morning with the Ostroms and the afternoon with the Turners

  • Sienna started walking!
  • Surprise baby shower for Julie Hunter in Wenatchee that turned into a surprise birthday party in Leavenworth for Amanda's 31st 32nd birthday
  • Celebrated brother Lance and Ariana's wedding nuptuials in Cle Elum, WA at Huntley Lodge
  • Flag ceremony for my Grandpa Ostrom at the National Cemetery
  • Surprise 60th birthday party for Momma Marilyn Ostrom and Daddy Larry Turner
  • Enjoyed a fun wedding for friends Stephanie Allen and Randy Hartman at the Hollywood School House in Woodinville, WA
  • Kirkland 4th of July Parade
  • We celebrated our 6 year wedding Anniversary with a day and night downtown Seattle and dinner at Daniel's in Leschi
  • Took our annual Cannon Beach trip and stayed a couple of days in Manzanita
  • Enjoyed a trip to Chelan, WA with cousins Kimmy & TJ and celebrated friends Jennifer Kwik and Ryan Vehrs wedding at Tsillan Cellars.
  • A visit to the Kennedy Cabin on Lake Wooten
  • Celebrated good friend Heather's Surprise Bachelorette wig party
  • Enjoyed fun wedding for friends Jon and Erika Searle in Woodinville, WA
  • 3 of our good friends the McCrackens, Houtrouws, and Wares all had their first babies in the same week!

Kennedy Cabin
Bachelorette Party in Ballard
  • Wedding for our friends Selena Kwik and Jody Jasmer in Lake Chelan at Karma Vineyards
  • Went to Washington State's homecoming game. Cougs won 42-0 against Idaho!
  • LT turned the big 33

Pullman, WA
  • Our friends Jen & Reece Merkley held a surprise wedding down in SODO Seattle
  • Traveled to Maui for Heather and Caleb's wedding
Halloween in Maui

  • Started the month off in Hawaii and celebrated Heather and Caleb's nuptials (Sienna was the flower girl) :)
  • Amanda traveled to Palm Springs to celebrate a good friend Jamie Uphus' bachelorette party
  • Hosted Amanda's side of the family for Thanksgiving and the following day enjoyed a 2nd Thanksgiving with LT's side of the family
  • Took Sienna to Snowflake Lane at Bellevue Square
  • Met Santa at Redmond Town Center
  • We will have our last wedding of 2013 on December 28th for friends Jamie & Kalen in Priest Lake, ID.
Looks a lot similar to last year.
LT is still teaching at Rachel Carson Elementary School and Amanda is still at Microsoft.  Sienna spends her week with both sides of grandparents and 1 day with Auntie Stacey. 

We are so thankful for friends and family this year and we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy 2014!!  We hope it will be amazing.

Love, LT, Amanda and Sienna (21 months)