Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Christmas and other celebrations

We had a nice, quiet Christmas at home this year. It was casual and small (we bought food storage in place of Christmas presents, so there wasn't much to open), but just right for our family.

Our best attempt at a family Christmas photo
Seeing her new doll from Aunt Rachel for the first time
Apparently excited to go to church on Christmas Day
Finally, a sunny day in Illinois! I love Christmas!
After such a laid back week, we were sort of itching to go do something, so we took a last-minute trip to Wisconsin Dells, WI, which claims to be the waterpark capital of the country. We stayed at a resort with its own indoor waterpark and indoor theme park. They also have a huge outdoor waterpark and a few big roller coasters. We'll have to make it back in the summer to check those out. The indoor activities were fun, but mostly geared toward kids. There were some things Libby loved (jungle gym/fortress thing with tons of foam balls), some she didn't love (bumper cars and go karts), and a couple Jared and I liked (tube slides and body slides).
The ball pit/jungle gym fortress in Wisconsin Dells
On the trolley ride
First time in bumper cars...and not liking it so much

*P.S. - Blogger refuses to post my vertical pictures vertically. Even though they're rotated correctly on my computer AND in the Picasa album associated with my blog. It's driving me crazy. Anyone know the secret to fix this?

1 comment:

  1. It sounds like you guys had a lot of fun! I've been to the Dells once before. A whole bunch of my Mom's family lives in Wisconsin. Have a wonderful New Year Jenn and Family!