Sunday, February 19, 2012

Christmas 2011

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

I'll start by saying sorry so late "Better late than never"

Well, it was our first Christmas in Arizona.  It was a little different being so far away from family, but we made it work.  The weather was absolutely gorgeous, which was really nice, but didn't really feel like Christmas.  Even though the house was (and still is) not ready, we were able to decorate it just right for Christmas.  It was so nice for Crystal and Maddox to come visit and spend our first Christmas in Phoenix with us.  We had a great time together, showing them around, shopping and sight-seeing.  The kids were good this year, so Santa definitely paid a visit to our house!  We hated to be so far away from family this year, so we promise it will be different next year!  Either we will come your way, or we will host here in The Valley of the Sun!

Merry Christmas Phoenix style!!

 At the airport...picking up Crystal and Maddox!

Zane & Maddox

 Shelby & Maddox playing at one of our outdoor shopping centers... Scottsdale Quarter

 Shelby & Maddox

 Want chocolate?! Haha!

 Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

 Our first Christmas in Arizona!

A new family Tradition...a special gift on Christmas eve!

New jammies :)

Cookies & Milk for Santa!

 Looks like the kids were good this year!

Opening gifts!

Shelby opening her gifts!

Sweet memories!

Fountain Hills 
The centerpiece of Fountain Hills is a beautiful fountain; one of the tallest man-made fountains.
The fountain reaches 330 feet.  On special occasions, it will shoot over 500 feet.

Chad and I


 Crystal and the kids playing at the park.

 Chad and sweet Maddox
 Crystal and Maddox

 Chad and Maddox looking at the ducks

 The kids playing soccer!

Breath taking!


  1. Looks like y'all had a FABULOUS Christmas!!! I know you missed being with your families, but I'm so glad Crystal and Maddox got to come. We miss you guys do much and, can't wait to see y'all again!! Loves and hugs from our family to yours!!! ;-)

  2. Your blog is adorable, just like your family, Cassie! I didn't know you had one :) What great Christmas pics of everyone, thanks for sharing. I see why you haven't had time to write about it, sounds like you have your hands just a little full. Look forward to reading more!