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Friday, January 30, 2009

I'm leaving the ice and going somewhere warm!!!


Hi guys, thanks for all the nice comments on my last post. My Nanny did have some beautiful things, I forgot to mention the column with the urn next to the mirror was hers too. I sure do miss her! I enjoyed seeing what's on your walls too! I will definitly be participating again.


Sunday I will be leaving this cold weather and heading to Maui! I can't wait! Chase especially can't wait, he's never been on an airplane so he's excited about that too. It's an 8 hr. flight, so I bet he will get tired of it pretty quick. lol! He is bringing plenty to do...including homework! Several months ago Lynette tagged me for 5 things I've always wanted to do and one of them was to go to Hawaii. I also mentiond that my parents were going in Feb. and I was hoping they would take us with them, well......they are! My brother and his wife are going too. This will definitly be the trip of a lifetime and I will take lots of pics! I wish you all could come with me! Hubby is taking the computer so maybe I will do a post while I'm there.


My Etsy store will be on hold for a week, but you can drop me an e-mail if your interested in something and I will ship it out when I get back.

Thanks again to mom and dad for taking us on this awesome trip!!!




40 comments:

julie & joe said...

Sounds like fun, can I come too?

squawmama said...

OMG Krten... I will be waiting to hear and see all about your adventure in paridise... I know it'll be great fun and to share it with your family is just wonderful... Have a ball...& Stay safe.

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Lynda said...

Hawaii is a beautiful place to visit, and there's lots to do on Maui! You'll have a wonderful time! Have a safe trip!

Barb @ GritsandGlamour said...

Oh my goodness...I am so happy for you. My husband lived there for 3 years just before we met and got married. He said we will take me there for our 2oth in three years. (I need that long to get ready for a bathing suit! Ha!) I just know you will have an awesome time, and being able to enjoy it with family is even better. Can't wait to see your pcs. Alohaaaaa!! ;-)

Janice said...

Kristen - Have a wonderful time.... a safe trip and please bring back tons of photos to share with us!!!

I want to talk with you about some letters when you return....

fondly -

janice

Diane said...

OMG, how exciting! My son & DIL spent 2 weeks there for their honeymoon last June. They didn't want to come home! ♥ Diane

Melissa Miller said...

~AWESOME!
~Have a wonderful time!

Think of us freezing just a little. LOL! :)

Connie said...

Have a wonderful time and take lots of pictures.!!! :)

LdyDy Loves Cake said...

Have tons of fun and don't forget your sunscreen!!Huggy Hugs!

Happy To Be said...

Girl you have a wonderful time with your family..what a fun trip for you..and don't worry about a thing in blogland I'll hold down the fort while you'll getting a tan and soaking up those rays...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

ceekay said...

Aloha!!!

tam said...

Hello Kristen! WoW-that is soo nice! I am sure you will have a wonderful time! Can't wait to see photos and hear all about it! Have fun girl touch the sand and surf fo me!~Smiles~Tam!

Chris said...

What great parents you have. Have a wondeful time and send pics.

Hugs,
Chris

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Oh I cant believe I blurked!! I visited and did not comment, sorry! I hope you have a wonderful time on your trip! Take lots of photos and enjoy your time out of the cold!

Paula said...

Have a great time on your trip!

Gypsy aka Tam said...

Kristen,
how exciting!!! I know you'll have a wonderful time. We had the opportunity to visit Maui in 2006 and it was the trip of a lifetime. We stayed at the Grand Wailea and it was Paradise. Have a wonderful trip and take lots of pictures. (I took over 700 photos in 10 days).
Tam

Tracy said...

Oh wow, Kristen...sounds wonderful! Have a great trip...take lots of pictures to share with us! :)

prof en retraite said...

Have a wonderful time!! I have always wanted to go, too. We can't wait to see your pics...Debbie

pammiejo said...

You are definitely a lucky girl - what parents wouldn't love to do that for their kids! Hawaii is beautiful and it is so nice in February. Go whale watching in Maui - it's awesome! PAM

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Can you hide me in your suitcase? I'll be quiet! LOL

Have a great time! I am JEALOUS!!

marty39 said...

What a wonderful family trip. I can't wait to see all the pics. Have fun. Marty

Our Back Porch said...

Just recently found your blog!
Wow! What a fabulous trip! I hope you have a wonderful time! I will be back to visit and see your pics of Maui!

Blessings,
Rebecca

Susie from Bienvenue said...

You lucky little ducky.... take us with you in spirit....please~

Lori said...

Sounds like you are going to have a great time! I can't wait to see the pictures. Have fun!

Miss Janice said...

Lucky you...I've always heard so many wonderful things about Hawaii...Enjoy!

jenjen said...

Hi - I saw the title of your post on another blog and wanted to stop by and let you know that we came back from Maui on Tuesday night. The weather is beautiful. It was sunny the entire time - around 80 degrees. There are tons of whales. We probably say 15-20 while we were there.

Have a great time!!!

Jen

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Have a great trip. I can't wait to see pictures.
Hugs, Terrie

Susan S. said...

What awesome parents you have...this is a trip of a lifetime! Have a BLAST!

tardevil said...

Not only are you going to Hawaii, which I can only imagine is beautiful, but you will be making a wonderful family memory to last a lifetime! ENJOY and be safe!

Bo said...

Wow, Kristen...what a wonderful trip for you & your family. We'll be waiting on some pretty photos & some fun stories... ;-) Bo

Kristen said...

What a great trip to take! I can't wait to see the pictures and read about the fun I hope you guys have!

Lynette said...

Have lots of fun in the sun!!

~CC Catherine said...

Kristen, Hoping you are having a lovely time with your family in the sun and with the fun! Stop on over to my blog when you return and check out the post for today, 2/3, your name is mentioned on it! You be blessed! ~CC Catherine

Reynie said...

Enjoy your trip! i'm so jealous!

A Hint of Home said...

It's been a few years since we were there and I wish I could say I was headed back right now.
Have fun in the sun and don't forget to go on a whale watch, especially at this time of year when they have migrated there.
Can't wait to see pics.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Oh what a wonderful trip! I am so happy for you and your family. Have a fantastic time, and share a lot of pictures when you return. Due to the ice storm, I was just now able to look at your most recent posting of your fabulous frames! Love them. laurie

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Kristen...what an amazing trip...you will remember it always! Beautiful pics...at least I got to go virtually. LOL Thanks for sharing. Susan

Connie said...

Kristen,
I had to come back for another look at your trip. Mostly what I remember warm weather looked like.
So glad you enjoyed yourself and your family.

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