Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Our Last Visitors . . .

We head home in less than 2 months so unless someone is coming for a surprise visit . . .


. . . Julie . . .



. . . and Scott were our last visitors!
We had a great time showing them the sights and the people of our 2nd home. I'm not sure anyone slept all that great considering our apartment is really small and Sammy still wakes up at night . . . but thankfully they have 2 cute little girls so they know what it's like. :)


Jesse was the official baby man as he carried Sammy in the Baby Bjorn all over the place.



Renae shows Scott and Julie the Plaza Mayor.



And Jesse shows Julie how to enjoy churros!



I stand corrected. Renae shows Julie how to eat churros.



Back at home Renae is her usual goofy self.



Thanksgiving day was a hit!
Julie and I were busy in the kitchen and I was so glad she was there to help. My first hand at hosting Thanksgiving dinner was last year when my Mom was here to help. My second time, I had my sister in law. How lucky can I get?

Jesse stole the "man" apron so Julie had to settle for Renae's . . .



The guests . . .
My American friend Tep, and my Spanish friend Bea is holding Sammy the sudo-Spaniard.


As you can see Jose LOVED the food! I was so happy he did.



Bea . . . best Spanish friend and faithful blog reader.



Renae . . . I love this little girl.
Friday we headed to Segovia, our favorite little Spanish town. Before we left, I jokingly said, "Good thing the weather isn't like last year when we took Mom and Dad. It was cold and wet last year!" I spoke too soon . . . it turned out to be a cold and rainy day. Oh well.

The Masson family waiting while Scott and Julie climbed the tallest tower, in the darkest castle . . .


My big brother and his sweet wife.



Oh my . . .


The 2 Julies!



And we can't forget about this little guy . . .
Sammy was a real trooper. I think he nursed in a coffee shop, on a park bench, in a van on the side of the road, at the Gallego tapas place, and even in the Plaza Mayor. Whew!

8 comments:

burseya said...

Sounds like it was a good visit! 2 months is going to go by soooo fast! You'll be closer to family though, so I'm sure everyone will be happy for that! And you'll only be a couple of hours away from me, so we'll totally have to get families together.

Kate Borders said...

Wow! Can't believe you go back in less than 2 months! Glad your last set of visitors were so fun.

I hope the coming weeks are full of good times of closure as you say goodbye to this season you had in Spain.

Blessings,
Kate

The Beasley Family said...

Bryce has that same little outfit in green! So cute. I think he's nursed in as many places, too, including in the car in Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. I'm so glad you had family in for Thanksgiving. Let's start planning our reunion!

Nate and Natalie said...

Glad you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! The pictures turned out great and I too can't believe you come home in 2 months. Time sure does fly!

P_31Girl said...

Looks like you guys had lots of fun! I saw that you got the little hat I sent Sammy!

Beatriz said...

Yes, I am a faithful reader....and I got you just a few blocks away, just wait until we are an ocean apart...
We are going to miss you all so much.

kpjordan said...

Wow...Sammy is really changing. I'll be kissing those little cheeks in 2 months!!! And what happened to LP's hand in that churro-eating pic? I see it's all bandaged.

Mandi said...

Love love love!! It was so fun keeping up with Julie's pictures on her facebook, I'm so glad they got to visit you! Man, what I wouldn't give to visit you guys before you come back!