Friday, December 21, 2012

The Griswolds

We had a rough start to the Holiday Season this year. 
I knew that being around family would be the pick-me-up cure I needed. So, Q and I took a little mommy & me adventure together- from TX to NJ (Daddy would soon join us at a later date.) We arrived the same day as my brother, who flew in from England for his holiday break. To say that we had a mini-family reunion at the airport would be an understatement. 
The "Miller" Family of 5 was together again...with the addition of little Q in the mix. 

Let me start by saying that a Christmas family tradition of ours has always been watching National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation together. And so, when my sister planned a little "surprise" field trip for was, well...perfectly appropriate!

Off we trekked to a "cut your own" Christmas Tree Farm. It was a day fulled with laughs, funnel cakes, deer poop {use your imagination}, tractor rides, hot chocolate, and photo-ops galore! I think it's safe to safe that we put the Griswolds to shame out there in the fir tree fields.
It was a day much everyone. 

These are the days you remember forever...this is what family traditions and memories are made of. This is what family is all about. 
This is my family.
My heart.

Quinnie has enough of picture taking and made a run for it!

"This one...?"

Cutest lil' tree topper ever...

The Miller-Mac Girls...

Thank goodness for Aunties & Uncles...and iphones!

Most stylish lumber-jack I know!

A few tree stump shavings to save as ornaments! {Thanks for the great idea Auntie B!}

 {And as for our newly chopped tree? Well... "Looks great! Little full, lotta sap"} 


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