Thursday, February 12, 2009

Great Wolf Lodge

Last Thursday we went to Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City, Michigan with some good friends. We had so much fun!! This was the kid's Christmas present this year. If you have a hard time with what to get your kids for christmas this is the way to go!!! They loved it!!!
Nikolas and Jared

Nate on the stairs.

Hannah and Lauren
Chad, Lauren and Hannah. Swimming next to the big water snake.
Not my favorite part of the water park.
Mikayla and Heather on the lily pads. YES I TRIED THIS 4 times!!! LOL

I could not get any pictures of them on the water slides. It was just too dark. The kids Did really well the whole weekend!!

Valentines Day survey

I saw this on my friend Melissa's blog. I figured I would do it right now.

♥ How long have you been together? Almost 22 years.
♥ How long did you know each other before you started dating? 1 months
♥ Who asked who out? I think it was Nate but it was more of a mutual thing as we started out as really good friends and just evolved into something more.
♥ How old are each of you? Nate is 39 and I am 38
♥ Whose siblings do/ did you see the most? His
♥ Do you have any children together? 3 girls and 2 boys.
♥ What about pets? No
♥ Are you from the same home town? We are now! :) Nate grew up in Allendale and I lived in Byron Center.
♥ Who is the smartest? Nate is MUCH smarter than I am but we both have a lot of common sense.
♥ Who is the most sensitive?Not sure.
♥ Where do you eat out most as a couple? Chinese
♥ Where is the furthest you two have traveled together as a couple? Russia (Siberia) and China
♥ Who has the worst temper? I do.
♥ Who does the cooking? I do, but Nate does like to cook.
♥ Who is more social? Both of us are the same now.
♥Who is the neat freak? Neither of us are neat freaks
♥ Who is the more stubborn? We both are very stubborn.
♥ Where was your first date? I cannot remember actually as we never had what would be called a "real" first date. We just did things together and did not really have one special moment.
♥ Who has the bigger family?Nate does.
♥ Do you get flowers often? No but that is okay as they die quickly.
♥ How do you spend the holidays? We divide it up between our families
♥ How long did it take to get serious? Probably about 6 months
♥ Who eats more? Nate
♥ Who’s better with the computer? I am but Nate is learning quickly.
♥ Who drives when you are together? Nate

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Chris Tomlin "I will rise"

Just before we headed to Haiti I heard this song on the radio for the first time and it actually made me cry! I was in the car! What a sight that must have been!!

After we got back from Haiti, our praise team, did this song!!! They did an incredible job!!!