S: Willis Family 2011
FC: Willis Family 2011
1: Julie is 31!
3: Hyrum's First Snow
4: We are a snow loving family! Tell us where it is & we are so there!
6: Boys Just Wanna Have Fun! | Give these boys a box and they are good for at least a couple of hours!
7: Falcon Field Commemorative Air Force Museum You don't see rainbows like this everyday!
8: Happy 1st Birthday, Hyrum!
9: Boy, that's good stuff. What do you call it?
10: Briggy is 3 | He split his chin open and got a cut on his cheek - the day before his birthday. | Poor Briggy was climbing and fell onto the exercise equipment.
11: Happy Birthday to you... Happy Birthday to you... Happy Birthday dear BRIGHAM Happy Birthday To YOU!
12: Let's Go Fly a Kite
13: There is nothing Alana loves more than going to Mrs. Cenzano's Kindergarten class. | Kindergarten
14: “The love of a family is life's greatest blessing”
15: “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” ~Dr Seuss
17: Field Day!
18: Don't look down! | How did people live on the side of a cliff? | I don't think they had paths like these 1000 years ago! | Walnut
19: All these steps... are they ever going to end? | How much for this house? | This was a crazy hike...185 steps down the first flight of stairs, with more along the path. Must have had a high mortality rate living here 1000 years ago! | Canyon Ruins
20: Saint George Tabernacle | Then we looked at each other and said we have done everything there is to do in Flagstaff. So we hopped in the car and drove for a while and ended up here!!! | For our anniversary we went to Flagstaff. Woke up the next morning and decided to go to Walnut Canyon.
21: The St. George Temple | The highlight of our trip was getting to do some sealings in the Saint George Temple. It was a great way to remember those promises we made 8 years ago! We had seen the temple before, but had never been able to go inside for obvious reasons (children!).
22: Zion National Park
23: March 2011
24: Our Daddy is the Bestest!!!
25: We Love You, Daddy!!!
26: Canyon Creek
27: "Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a daddy."
28: L A U G H | LIVE
29: Canyon Creek
34: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
35: A fun trip to Flagstaff
36: Mountain Fun
37: Come on , Mommy! Come play!!!
38: Who could resist those eyes and freckles?
39: Our Pretty Angel Girl
41: Trip to the zoo with friends McKenzie, Brigham, & Leisel Brown
42: Alana had the best year ever, thanks to Mrs. Cenzano! It's amazing the progress she has made this year!!!
43: THE JOURNEY HAS BEEN FUN... | Miss Alana not only got her diploma, but also citizen of the year, and music student of the year. Way to go ALANA!!! | Fun times with friends: Ryon, Alexis, Angelina, Ashton, & Jace.
44: Memorial Day!
46: Summer Time! | The culprit behind the muddy siblings.
48: The Many Faces of Briggy
49: You Are My Sun Shine
50: Alana lost her first tooth!!!
51: Less than a month later, she lost 2 teeth in one day! The Tooth Fairy had to have an extra night to run to the bank!
55: Alana got to have a back-to-school party before the summer was over. Five of her best friends include: Kate and Rebecca Thornton, Alexis Ramirez, Jolie Ayala, & Erika Hermosillo. | Party Time!
56: “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” ~Helen Keller | We made a new friend, Auntie Meg. It was her first time camping. Too bad it rained almost the whole time we were there, and the van got stuck in the mud overnight.!
57: Fireside Fun | “I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.”~Rosalia de Castro | Camping on Tollefsen land | Quite an Adventure
59: Just Chillin' in the Mountains
60: Cutest Baby in the World | Hy-Joe LOVES bat-time
61: BATH TIME
63: First Day of School! | Our Big First Grader!
65: Let the School Days Begin!
66: No Better Place to Sleep than on Daddy!
67: Mama's Sleeping Angels
69: Friends may come and go but family is a forever bond.
71: Good Times
72: St. George! | October Break | St. George Temple
73: Zion National Park | St. George Tabernacle
74: EMBARKING ON A ONCE IN A LIFETIME | OH, MAN! YOU MEAN I HAVE TO GET BACK IN THE CAR?! WHAT A ROTTEN DEAL!
75: ARE WE THERE YET? | GAS STATION OUTSIDE KINGMAN, AZ
76: LAS VEGAS TEMPLE
77: Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
79: "The more you laugh the longer you live" | "Good times are even better when they are shared"
80: Families are Forever
81: "Being a parent means never having a minute... yet always making a moment." - Michael Nolan | These kids St. George, but most of all the Temple. Every hour or so they would ask when we could visit the temple again.
82: JACOB HAMBLIN HOME | Alana & Brig got to raise the flag at the Hamblin home. They sure enjoyed helping the missionary couple working there.
84: The Cedar City Park
85: We had a picnic lunch at a local park in Cedar City. It had a creek, swing set, and memorials for those that fought in WWII.
87: What a beautiful view! | All had a great time at Zions. On the way back to the car, the kids found a deposit of acorns and decided that the squirrels needed help in spreading them out for all to share. They were thrown as far as possible. | Zion National Park
88: You just can't beat fresh picked apples on a road trip!
89: Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, Today is a gift.
90: Brigham Young's Winter Home Everyone was done saying cheese for Mommy. It must be nap-time or something!
93: It's the little things that make life beautiful.
94: H. J. has a good strong scream, just be sure to pack some ear-plugs! | Sweet 'Nana!
95: Fun park in Kanab
97: On our ride back home, we took a side trip and played in the mountains. Hy & Daddy had a tickle war, Brig played with his new toy train, and Alana was all about exploring. Everyone was so relaxed. Daddy and Brig demonstrated this by chewing on weeds.
98: An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ~Benjamin Franklin | 1st Grade
99: Alana Marie | Alana was chosen as the Citizen of the Month twice! She shows compassion and respect constantly. We are so proud of her!!! | Compassion | Respect
100: Fall Round Up!
101: Grandpa Kim came with us this year. He was such a wonderful help to Mommy! He tried to get Hyrum to try cotton candy for the first time, but it just wasn't going to happen! Brig got his fill of bunny rabbits and cold snow-cones, and Alana had so much fun chasing her friends!
102: Cutest Pumpkins In The Patch
103: The Great Pumpkin Adventure
104: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~Cathy Allen
106: Trick or Treat | Thank goodness Daddy's good with a knife!
107: Alana is a Snow Princess Briggy as Thomas the Train Hyrum as Tigger
108: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most"
109: Hyrum, the Little Intellectual | Briggy making a train out of shoes
111: Our Little Alana Bear is SEVEN!!!
112: Alana got to go horseback riding for one of her birthday presents. This is Rosie. Alana had a BLAST!!!
113: Happy Birthday, Alana!!!
114: Dance Recital November 2011
115: Best Friends | Wow! What a Star!!!
116: Winter Memories | Hyrum was not enchanted with the snow this trip. He screamed the whole time! It's a good thing the rest of us had fun!
118: Benjamin Franklin Christmas Concert
119: Decorating Santa's Cookies
122: This year Santa got presents too! Root beer, Cheetos, Gingerbread house, and money! What generous Willis kids!
123: Throw that reindeer food, Briggy!
124: This was our Christmas Tollefsen this year.
125: The Polar Express!!!! | present from Grandma & Grandpa What an AWESOME trip!
126: That's the way things happen on the Polar Express!!! | Memorable trip on the Polar Express
127: Who needs Santa when you have Grandma & Grandpa! | Santa gave us magic sleigh bells, high fives, and some of us even got hugs!
128: ALL BUNDLED UP
129: Morning after the Polar Express ride, we visited the Flagstaff park with our cousins. We rarely get to go sledding, so it was a real treat!