This past Sunday afternoon / evening we had our family and some friends over for dinner, a little craft project that my sister Lisa helped me coordinate and then off to meet the hay ride guy.
It was AWESOME! Below are a few pictures from our first hay ride. I think it's going to be an annual tradition now because we had so much fun.
Riding the tractor like he is in charge...
Aunt Julie, Cameron and Carson
My dad, Lisa, my mom and uncle Chad
Caroline, Tahra, Craig and James Peterson
Murphy and Peyton Jones
Grandma and Grandpa Martin
Daddy and Will
Loving the lights!
Keith, Ellery, Elizabeth and Bridgette Bilski
One of the awesome houses
All in all, our baby boy had a great time (so did we).
It probably sounds kind of weird to say, but I'm really proud of us. We made a memory that is going to last us a lifetime. So what girl doesn't love a few pretty packages and presents under the tree? This year, all of that just has quickly faded to black. I could care less if I get anything - if I get to see Will experience the joy and happiness of Santa, unwrapping presents and playing with the trash (forget the toys!) I will feel as fulfilled as I did at the end of the hay ride.
PS: I was telling my hairdresser about this and we called to see if she could book a hayride. He's booked for 2011 and 2012! Thank goodness I already booked for 2012.