We have been spending the last few days of our trip with my family in Texas. We celebrated Christmas together as an entire family and exchanged gifts before a Christmas dinner. My mom makes a family traditional leg of lamb dinner with all of the sides or ‘fixins’ as they like to call it in
We have been visiting our families in the states for the month of December. We started out our trip in Dallas, Texas visiting my family, then we headed up to Oklahoma to visit Lyndsey’s family. It has been really nice getting to spend time with our parents and siblings.
It is hard to believe that we have been down in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa for 5 months already. I guess one of the true testaments as to how long we have been here is how much the kid’s have both grown since we arrived. Eli is a tried and true 3 year old boy now,
Isabel has grown so much in the past month, now she knows how to move around… watch out
Eli stopped to play with one of the local gardeners the other day and we had to take some pictures. Two little white kids keep the town soccer field maintained by eating the grass and weeds down to a perfect length.
Eli has been growing so fast, I was blown away how different he looks from the last video I posted of him a few months back. We decided to try to use my iphone on our walk this morning to the beach. You might notice that the quality is a little weak and the video
Wow, time is passing by rather quickly and in the blink of any eye we were through the month of July with a big step into the month of August. Izzy turned 3 months old yesterday and is still such an overwhelming joy to behold. She has entered into the phase of completely adorable and
We made it back to the beach after spending a week in Atenas finishing up residency paper work. It is very nice to be back since we are a family that enjoys the beach so much. We finally got our camera cord and were able to transfer some photos from our good camera of the
Eli got to hold his little sister Isabel the other day for his first time. He was so excited to hold her and he did a really good job.
A few photos of Isabel Raines and her first week with us.