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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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Monterey for Christmas!

We got to go to Monterey for about a day and a half after Christmas. There's nothing like hanging out at the ocean house to make you feel relaxed. :) 

The Monarch butterflies were in season on their way through Monterey, so we stopped by the park to see them.

Climbing the whale outside the Natural History Museum. This thing has been there forever - I remember coming to it when I was little.

Learning about Monarch butterflies!

This kid loves the ocean... even when it's freezing cold!

Nora was very concerned about the sand stuck to her feet.

Breakfast at First Awakenings - yum!

Fisherman's Wharf!

The "rocky beach" is our favorite - we love climbing and exploring!

Checking out some hermit crabs.

Look at my shells, mom!

The light was perfect for a good picture of this boy's chocolate eyes. :)

Love these cuties.

Ghirardelli now serves lemon sorbet - perfect for our milk-free baby girl!

This girl has some crazy faces.... just like her brother... and her dad. :)

Loving her sorbet.

There was a huge mirror right next to our booth. Nora spent about 10 minutes making faces at herself in the mirror. I was cracking up.

Singing to herself.

What a nut. :)

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas day!

We had a great Christmas morning as a little family at home. We received many surprise blessings this Christmas season, and were so grateful for the gifts we received and the time we were able to spend with family. Overall it was a busy but awesome Christmas.

So excited to get downstairs!

Nora loves everything about Christmas!

Checking to see if the reindeer found the reindeer food outside!

Silly little family!

These two are best friends.

Batman cave!

Nora got a princess castle!

The slinky dog that Owen has been wanting for years! Luckily "Santa" found it on clearance for only $7!

Nora loved the dolly and stroller Santa got her!

Getting some playtime in before we head to grandmas' houses.

Presents and brunch at my parent's house.