Okay, so slide shows are not my favorite but I tried for two days to get my pictures to upload and was getting a little annoyed!
So we've been back from vacation for two weeks I don't know why it's taken me so long to get this done!.. Probably because I was busy reading Dan Browns "The Lost Symbol." I have my priorities! :)
We left on Tuesday September 29th and headed out to California! Oliver was great on the drive out there. He slept for only one hour of our trip but did very little whining! He was a champ! For the first half of our trip we stayed with my friend Heather and her little family! It was so good to see them and spend time with them!
On Wednesday we went to Moreno Valley and took Donnie and Lianna (my siblings) to lunch at our favorite steak place Steer N' Stein! Then we spent the day visiting friends out there. That night it just happened that our old ward was having a ward activity so we were able to crash their party and see a lot of people that time may not have permitted us to see otherwise! It was really great!
On Thursday we pretty much had a kick back day planned. Thank goodness because Heather fell and had to spend the night in the hospital. Berto spent most of the day doing homework (that's why we didn't have much planned)and I was able to help Heather's husband with the kids. My other BFF Rebecca and her son Cameron came to hang out and we bbq'd and then took all of our munchkins to the park to let them wear themselves out!
On Friday we headed to Rancho Cucamonga. We stopped by Berto's old work TEAM Physical Therapy to say hi. He worked there for 6 years so he really wanted to see everyone there and show off how big and cute Oliver is getting! It was fun to see everyone! Then we just bummed around that are for the rest of the day. We went to one of our favorite malls Victoria Gardens and let Oliver ride the "choo choo!" We also ate lunch at one of our favorite places Legends!
On Saturday we headed to Upland. We stayed the rest of our trip with our good friends Greg and Carol Ann! Pretty much the minute we arrived we backed back out of their driveway and headed over to the Upland Fire Departments open house! Of course this was a highlight for Oliver! He got to sit in a fire truck but the best part of that little adventure was the helicopter! He even got to sit in that!! Saturday night we went out to dinner with some of Berto's friends from TEAM it was a fun night!
On Sunday we watched the morning session of General Conference with Greg, Carol Ann and Greg's family! After that we headed to Pasadena to spend some time with my friend Meghan, her husband Jake and their daughter Sierra. It was so good to see them!
Monday was our big day! Our whole trip was mostly to spend time with friends and family but Monday we did go to Disneyland! We went with my brother and sister and met my dad and his fiance Ana there. Dad and Ana scored us our free tickets through Ana's son Jeff who works there. That was a definite bonus!! Thanks again guys! We had a fun time. My friend Rebecca and her son Cameron also met us there! We had a great day! Oliver LOVED every minute of it from the ride on the 'choo choo" (the tram) to the fireworks! It was a great day!
The rest of our trip was pretty low key just hanging out with Greg and Carol Ann and visiting other friends and family! One night our friend Art stopped by with his sweet little girl Katelyn! She is such a good baby! I already have the "baby bug" but playing and holding Katelyn made me want another baby SO bad! She is SUCH a good baby!
All in all it was a fun, relaxing easy vacation! It was much needed and we were so happy to see all of our loved ones!!