BC: Spice Rack | 2010
FC: 2010 A YEAR IN REVIEW
1: Faith | Ariana | Cody | Jaden
2: "Families are like fudge ... mostly sweet with a few nuts." | Cody, Faith, Jaden, & Ariana
3: MAKING MEMORIES | Jim with Cody
6: Above: Cody sleeping with his doggy...who's cuddling with who? Left: Faith...I want a hug1 '
8: Our Great Road Trip !! | Ariana | Jaden
9: 2 Family Reunions, 4k miles, & 12 states | Mount Rushmore
10: Jim, Cheryl, Ariana, Jaden, Faith, and Cody
13: We bid farewell to the presidents and headed East...
14: Storybook Island
15: A park celebrating nursery rhymes and stories.
16: Planes, Trains, and ...Snails? Ari, Faith, Jaden, and Cody had a blast exploring Storybook Island Park
21: Mall of America
22: Bumping | Around | at | Mall | of | America
23: People actually shop here?!
24: GET'IN WET | at the Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells
25: We stopped to have lunch with Jim at the Machine Shed in Davenport on the way to the reunion. Cody and Jaden didn't quite know what to make of the lunch served in little wagons.
26: Mechlin Reunion
28: St. Louis Here We Come! | *The base of the St.Louis Arch* | *Looking out of the Arch at the top* | *Inside the arch, waiting to ride the bubble to the top*
29: The St. Louis Arch from the ground, looking up. | The view from the top. | The view from the top. | The bridge view from the park.
30: City Museum in St. Louis
32: City Museum is an amazing adventure.! It's a place where you can excerisize your body, mind, and spirit. This wide, mega steep slide challenged everyone. It was like sliding down the side of a building!
33: Making | Yep, that's a real airplane! We climbed three stories over the city in metal tubes like the one above to explore the inside of the plane.
34: Slides! | Above: Jaden's fingers are gliding across rollers that spin to create a rainbow of color as he decends down the slide. | Right: Jaden slides down the belly of a dragon.
35: Left and Below Right: Jaden and Faith slide down spinning tubes. | Right: Jaden slides down a huge bowl. Below: A ten story slide!
36: From the ceiling to under the floor, there were so many places to explore! | Below: Ariana "falling" into one of the underground tunnels. | Cody | Above: Faith and Jaden check out the tile patterns on the floor.
37: Adventure Bound | Left: Ariana and Jaden marvel at the floor designs made with pennies. Below: Faith in one of the tunnels. | Cheryl
38: From Funky Art to Odd and Bizarre
40: Next stop: Tennessee for the Spice Family Reunion at Tim's Ford Lake
41: Jaden | Faith and Cody
42: Wrestle Grandpa and Cody | Jim | Ariana | Faith | Trent | Tristan
43: Jaden fishing with Daddy and Wrestle Grandpa
44: THE SPICE BOYS | Cody | Tristan | Trent | Trevor | Jaden
45: Ariana & Jim | Ari & Taylor | Jaden | Uncle Tom | Jim with Faith & Cody | Wrestle Grandpa with Faith and Cody
46: Faith & Jaden ...all tuckered out and catching some Zs | Does it get any better than this?
47: Time to play! | Jim | Nancy & Sherri | Brian & Cody | Cody
48: Next, we were off to Arkansas to visit Grandma and Grandpa VanHorn. While there we explored the wild Wilderness Safari. | Cody & Ariana | Faith, Jaden, Ariana | Jaden
50: Cheryl | Ari | Jim
51: Pet this one... | NOT THAT ONE ! ! | Cody | Ariana | Faith
52: Bubbly Fun at Grandma and Grandpa's House! | Karla & Faith | Faith | Cody
54: Jaden | Faith
55: Faith with Grandma and Grandpa Vanhorn | Cody | Ariana
56: A magical place to explore | Ariana | Jim | Cody | Ariana | Faith | Jaden
57: Jaden | Ari & Jaden
58: Blue Bell Factory Tour
59: With our bellies full, we wrapped up our adventure and headed home. | Jaden | Cody
60: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~Cathy Allen
61: Play Time
62: Trick or Treat | FAITH
63: CODY, ARIANA, FAITH
64: A Day to Give Thanks
65: Being together is the best gift of all.