The Farrells

The Farrells
Matt, Nicki, Owen and Nora live in the San Francisco Bay area. Matt is a research analyst at CBRE and is loving his job. Nicki spends her time playing with Owen and Nora, reading, crafting, and taking lots of pictures. Owen loves to read, sing, throw toys, and quote movies. Nora is growing quickly and loves to be the center of attention. We have a wonderful life!

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Memorial Day Big Sur campout!

Every Memorial Day weekend Matt's home ward (and most of the stake) goes to Big Sur to camp. We decided to go along this year since both of our families would be there. We were not quite prepared for how chilly it was, but we had fun anyway.

Nora and Katelyn got stuck in the playpen whenever we got sick of chasing them around.

Cute Farrells.

Peach cobbler!!!

This is the first time we have ever camped with a baby, so we had to figure out how to keep her warm at night (not to mention how to keep her from getting up and crawling around the tent).

She stayed warm all night long (unlike Matt and me) and was a happy girl in the morning!

My cutie campers.

Grandpa teaching Owen about the pine trees in the campsite.

Loving the redwoods.

On our way down from a hike up to a waterfall.

Nora LOVED swinging in Jon's hammock.

Jason brought his slackline, of course!

We had a HUGE campsite.

Jason and Lindsay on the tandem bike!

Swinging on the makeshift swing Jon built.

Mommy's not quite as good. 

Sleepy babies just waking up.

Saying good morning.

LOVE this bedhead. Crazy baby.

These two love each other so much. :)

Nora hung out in the hiking backpack when we needed her to be stationary for a while.

Playing with Michelle!

On the last morning before we left, I realized that we hadn't taken a family camping picture. This was the result... we all look suuuuper tired. Maybe we should take a picture first next time. :)

Monday, May 27, 2013

Busy May!

Nora LOVED these balloons at Matthew's 5th birthday party.

Lindsay is always willing to cuddle these kiddies... and they love it!

Mother's day! Trying to get some normal pictures out of these kids...

I love that Nora's grabbing O's tie... and the sweet pirate tattoo on Owen's hand. :)

All set for the ward father-son campout!

See ya later, boys!

Nora has started doing this weird picture face... whenever I tell her to smile. Owen used to do the same thing. Weirdos. :)

Doesn't she look like a pirate??

She thinks she's so funny. I couldn't stop laughing at this girly.

Waiting to go in the auditorium at the Interstake Center for my latest concert.

In our concert we played Tchaikovsky's 1st piano concerto, Holst's Jupiter and Mars, and finished off with a Star Wars medley, complete with a light saber performance. We got to see these guys up close after the concert. I thought Owen would LOVE this, but he was truly terrified. It was like pulling teeth to get that kid to take any pictures.

He didn't even want to light saber fight Nora.

He was totally done. 

A few more crazy face pictures from Nora... she had just finished eating dirt in the backyard. Yum.