S: Pressett Family 2009
FC: Pressett Family 2009
1: You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. | I love my family because they spend time with me. If I didn't have a family I wouldn't have anyone to have fun with. They are important to me and I love them. Jezmin Calli | I love my big sister. I love my mom. I love my dad. Taree Dawn | My family is the best! I love being able to do so many fun things together. We have done a lot and have been to a lot of fun places together. Making memories to last forever is priceless! I am grateful to share my life with my family each and every day. Mom (Stasha) | I love my family so much, they are everything to me. I love watching our family learn and grow. As we spend time together I find a happiness that only family can bring. Dad (Jon)
2: In January of 2009 we moved from 27 Carver St. to 16 Kittery St. in Worcester, MA. | Trampoline in drive (temporary location) | hallway | Kitchen going into front room | front room | Shed that we built in January, the coldest month of the year!
3: Jezmin and Taree bedroom | Jon and Stasha's bedroom | Computer/craft room | Kitchen
4: Worcester 2nd Ward 80's Party April 2009 | Some on the Young Women | Jezmin dancing with Noah Serr | Stasha & Jezmin Dancing to 80's music
5: Bike Riding in West Boylston, MA | April 2009
6: Jezmin Calli Spring Photos April 2009
7: Taree Dawn 1 year Spring Photos April 2009
8: Purgatory Chasm State Park May 2009 | Every year we get friends together and go to Purgatory Chasm State Park in Massachusetts and have a BBQ picnic and hike the Chasm. | Taree and Jezmin
9: 'Fat Man's Misery' is a crack in the rock that you walk through while coming out of the Chasm at Purgatory Chasm. May 2009
10: Memorial Day Weekend Fun! May 2009
11: Bike riding the Blackstone River Rail Trail that goes from Massachusetts to Rhode Island
12: a day in Philadelphia, PA | June 2009
13: We spent 24 hours in Philadelphia, PA on our way down to Washington D.C. We did a lot in the time that we were there and we enjoyed what we saw.
14: We saw the Liberty Bell and the building where they signed the Declaration of Independence | June 2009
15: Our Adventures in Washington D.C.
16: Touring the Arlington Cemetery was a humbling day. It was neat to see and we enjoyed the experience. June 2009 | Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
17: We spent one full day and toured all the Monuments and Memorials it was one of our favorite days.
18: Touring the Smithsonian's in Washington D.C. So much to see and do... we had a BLAST!
20: A day at Mount Vernon George Washington's Estate
21: The National Cathedral | June 2009 | Touring the National Cathedral was interesting to say the least. It was kind of creepy to be honest.
22: Our last day in Washington D.C. we stopped by the Boston Temple. The visitor center was amazing and the temple is beautiful. It was a nice way to end a vacation! June 2009
24: Happy Birthday Mom | Thanks for my Cake and birthday presents... I love them! This is the best 25th birthday ever!
25: 4th of July Sage celebrated the 4th of July with us this year. We watched the Millbury, MA fireworks over looking the hill at the Blackstone Shoppes.
26: Summer Time! | Fun things to do: 1. tour Boston for a day 2. ride the horse carousel 3. take the water taxi to the USS Constitution Museum and "Old Ironside" | July 2009
27: Aunt Sage (Callahan) came to spend 2 weeks with us during the month of July in 2009. While she was here we drove down to Narraganset Beach in Rhode Island for a day. | Jezmin | Stasha & Taree | Jezmin, Taree & Sage | Jezmin burried in the sand
28: A Summer day in NEWPORT, Rhode Island
29: Papa Jon and Grandma Gayla Pressett came for over a week in August to take care of our girls while I went to girl's camp. The day before they flew home we drove down to Newport, Rhode Island and spent a nice day touring around. We love Newport! August 2009
30: We spent the Saturday of Labor Day weekend in September and took a ferry to Martha's Vineyard. We took our bikes and food for the day and played in Martha's Vineyard before taking the ferry home at the end of the day and driving home to Worcester, MA. It was a long day but it was so much fun! September 2009
31: We had so much fun on Martha's Vineyard, MA. We saw light houses, cottage houses, beaches, rode the oldest carousel, had a picnic and rode our bikes from one town to another. The girls enjoyed the ferry ride as well. September 2009
32: Apple picking at Tougas Farm. It is our family tradition to go apple picking in the early fall. September 2009
33: Fall Photo's October 2009 Jezmin Calli & Taree Dawn
34: New Hampshire October 2009 | In October of 2009 we drove up to northern New Hampshire for a few days.
35: We stopped in Franconia, NH and rode the Cannon Aerial Tramway up the Cannon Mountain. It was a bit cold but the view was amazing! We walked on some trails at the top of the mountain before getting back on the tram to go back down. Jon and Jezmin got into a little snowball fight. Jezmin later regretted it when she couldn't warm her hands back up fast enough.
36: After taking the Cannon Aerial Tramway back down the Mountain we set off for the Kancamagus Highway & Scenic Byway
37: On our way down Kancamagus Highway we stopped at different places along the way. We stopped at covered bridges, scenic view lookouts, waterfalls and scenic hiking trails. The Kancamagus Scenic Byway was a beautiful drive. October 2009
38: A stop on the Kancamagus Highway. Enjoying the Fall foliage.
39: Hiking one of the hiking trails on the Kacamagus Highway! | October 2009
40: At the east end of the Kacamagus Highway is a small town called North Conway. We spent the night at a hotel there that had indoor water slides and a swimming pool. We spent the evening eating take out pizza and swimming for hours at the hotel. We had the pool all to ourselves, it was a blast! | North Conway, NH
42: Trick or Treat | Lauren Neiswender helped me sew Jezmin's Princess Jasmine costume and I made Taree's Dorothy costume on my own. Jon had to work that night so James and Lauren went with us trick or treating.
44: December 2009
45: Jezmin | Dad & Jezmin making a snowman | Jon, Taree & Jezmin | It started snowing one evening and just before bed we decided that we needed to make a snowman. We put our coats on over our pajama's and went out in the dark to make our first snowman of the year. December 2009
46: Singing at the nursing home on Christmas Eve with friends | visiting Santa before Christmas
47: J O Y | Family tradition to visit Bright Nights at Forest Park every December Springfield, MA
48: We have a tradition where we put Reindeer food outside for Santa's Reindeer. So this year Jon and the girls went out and sprinkled food in the snow. It was so much fun Christmas morning to watch the girls open their presents. Taree went right for chocolate in her stocking and started digging in! She kept saying "oooh aaahhh" every present she opened. She got her first official baby doll and Barbie doll this year. Jezmin got her long awaited Pocahontas Barbie doll and a Razor Scooter.
49: The girls were spoiled by Santa, Grandma's and Grandpa's and Family. We are blessed to have such good family and so many material things to enjoy. December 2009