|We started off with the 24th of July breakfast|
at the good ol' 7th ward !
oops..I think it's been changed to the 2nd ward now...
but whatever. :)
|I love tradition....and that's what this breakfast|
is each summer !
Dad is helping serve the breakfast
with the other high priests !
|After the breakfast we went back to|
Grandma/Grandpa's where dad showed us
the results from the crazy late snow storm this year !
|I love dad's flowers each summer !|
That's tradition too....he loves to plant them.
|cousin time !!!|
|Tradition also brings the main street parade !|
|Nate and Steph|
|Jay and my dad|
|The evening of the 24th we found ourselves in Kanab...|
ready to party for a 2-day Chamberlain family reunion !
|Super cute daughter of mine !|
|Jay relaxing !|
Kim and Shaun rented this home and let a bunch of
us crash here with them for the 2 day stay
|I love this pic of Brooklyn !|
|Jay and Shaun organized a volley ball game with the kids !|
|My cute sister|
|Jay cooking for dinner|
|Ryan and Donna !|
|Kim and sis-in-law, Donna|
|We toured an old family home|
|my brother and aunt|
|This is Thomas Chamberlains home !|
He was my great-great grandfather
|I love the porch ! Super pretty !|
|Lots of relaxation time at the rental home,|
The kids had an absolute BLAST !
|My family !|
|Mike and Kaleb|
|Kim's family !|
|Ryan's family !|
|haha, kim being silly|
as she is remebering
how she used to be in the
band at highschool and
wear those uniforms !
|Jayme found a funny furry|
|my brothers and a couple of cousins reading|
about our ancestors at the museum
|Boy, you can find Elvis anywhere !|
|We found lots about our ancestors at the museum|
|We toured some old family homes...and even found|
some fun secret hideouts down in the floors !
|there were 2 huge rooms down there !|
|my aunt and a couple of my cousins|
|Jay with my brother, Ryan, setting up chairs|
|more cousin time|
|my brother, uncle, and a cousin|
|relatives everywhere I looked !|
|...and more cousin time !|
|more and more showed up !!|
|my 3 brothers catching up with my aunt and uncle|
|They had snow cones, cotton candy, and lots of games..|
Then they fed us a yummy dinner !
|Lots to eat...and lots to do while we mingled|
and visited with all the relatives !
|me with my cousins|
|my daughter with her cousins|
|TREY so happy !!!!|
|TOO MUCH FUN !!|
|And I celebrated turning 41|
years old out there !
It was so fun to have my
birthday at the same time
as the reunion in Kanab
|my mom with her brother and his wife|
|My mom with her 2 brothers and sister...and spouses|
|Mom was in heaven out there, she was so happy|
to be there and enjoying all the family !
|my mom introducing all our family|
|After they each introduced their own families...|
Uncle John David talked about Grandma/Grandpa
Chamberlain and the kind of people they were...
it was so great to hear about their lives.
|My family !|
|My brother-in-law and his daughter|
|my niece, Kass|
|my dad and brother|
|mom visiting with my cousins|
|my aunt and cousin|
|my cousin and her kids|
|My dad and brother|
|Me with my mom|
|Jayme with cousins|
|My sister and cousin|
|My mom and brother|
|A play to portray Thomas Chamberlain|
|Jay surprised me with my family for my birthday|
on our way out to the swimming pool
|Heading out to see another play in Orderville !|
|What a FUN time we all had...the family reunion was|
so well planned and was a BLAST !