Saturday, January 3, 2015

Texas for Christmas

Enjoy these pictures from our Christmas trip to Texas with Kate's family. We enjoyed time in Fredericksburg and Austin, Texas. Fredericksburg was a great town with plenty of shopping, beer, wine tasting, and German restaurants. We enjoyed the good food and being within walking distance to town. In Austin, we stayed with Aunt Debbie and Uncle Mike and explored the capitol and downtown Austin. Maeve loved visiting her 13th state, all of which she visited in 2014. Maeve tried brats and sauerkraut but didn't care for the sauerkraut (just like her mom). She really enjoyed playing with her older cousins, Hunter and Kaelyn, and seeing Finn and Audrey from a distance (she's not quite old enough to play nicely with the babies). Besides meeting her newest first cousin, Audrey, she also met her second cousins in Austin. Kate's Uncle Mike and Aunt Debbie have 4 grandchildren in Austin - Thomas, Mary Kate, Sarah, and John. She loved playing with them outside on the one warm day (65 degrees) and watching Notre Dame beat LSU in the bowl game. Besides a minor snafu with our luggage with Maeve's clothes in it not making it on our direct flight from Minneapolis and having to spend 3 hours at Chick-Fil-A near the airport, our travel adventures with Maeve were pretty good. Now we just need to knock her of the habit of getting up every night before we head back to work on Monday and then we'll all be good!!

We hope you all had a wonderful time with family and friends during this holiday season!!


  1. What a fun trip we all had. All the pictures are wonderful! Good memories for all.

  2. Loved having you all here!

  3. Happy New Year!!
    What a joy the last year has been, watching all of Maeve's firsts on a list of many. I look forward to many more firsts in the coming year. Much love to all of you and thanks for all you do for Grandpa and I.