Evening Watching the Sun Go Down…

On Wednesday we had a blue-sky day and we couldn’t stand to stay in the house any longer so we loaded up the Suburban and headed up to the park for a bit…IMG_9439-Edit IMG_8151-Edit

Stunning mountains….

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Playing in the snow…IMG_8158IMG_8161IMG_8174-EditIMG_8184

Beautiful crescent moon with the stars starting to appear and the sunset starting to fade…

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Hunting Christmas Trees…

Our family had such a great time a couple weekends ago, hunting Christmas trees and hanging out with some friends of ours while enjoying the snow…IMG_4427

Tug-of-war…

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Sled rides…

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Playing in the snow…

IMG_4541Looking and searching for that special tree…IMG_4438 IMG_4482

My husband with our bush of a tree, bigger around than it was tall…IMG_4499 IMG_4517 IMG_4527

Pulling our trees back to the vehicles…IMG_4537

Some of the kids put up trees in their rooms…IMG_4525-2

A little fire was built to help warm in the kids and cook supper…IMG_4545  IMG_4547

Jetboil apple cider to warm up with too…IMG_4548

Cutting hot dog roasting sticks…IMG_4549

Little Emma’s feet were wet and cold…IMG_4551

Roasting those hot dogs…IMG_4560 IMG_4567 IMG_4573-Edit IMG_4575

Emma’s new slippers!  A pair of gloves to keep her feet warm…IMG_4586 IMG_4590 IMG_4611 IMG_4616

Loading the tree up…IMG_4622

The beautiful misty, foggy sunset in the forest that evening…

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Awesome day spent with great friends…

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The Hike Back Down…

 

The sun sinking down and throwing some great light on the surrounding mountains while we hike down on Logan Pass with our big brood…

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Our hike was cut a little short when we saw this big guy coming down the mountain…

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Fiery…

Smokey days block our beautiful view of the mountains….

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 A smokey view of the Flathead Valley…

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The kids and their normal everyday behavior…

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More normalness…

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My beautiful girls…

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The boys….

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Picking out landmarks….

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Silliness…

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By that evening the smokey atmosphere makes for a great sunset…

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