This picture is from this summer, but Max was feeling a little left out of the blog so I has to put a "cool" one of him on. We'll have some good pictures of him after this weekend when he and Wade going skiing.
Nikki is going to try and be extra good for Santa. Can't you tell?

It's Christmas time, which translates into ski-season in the Wade Pilling household. Tree compliments of Kent Pilling and his mountain adventures. Thanks.
We celebrated Whitney's first birthday in November. I can't believe it's already been a year since she was born. It feels like we just had her.
Whitney was more interested in the wraping paper than in the her new toys.

This is the newest member of our family, Root Beer. We've had her for a couple of months and have already managed to lose her. We got her back a couple of days ago. Apperently she needed a break from the tortures of living in a house with Nikki


We went to a pumpkin patch and got a picture of all the little piggies!
Some more of the little piggies.
One of Whitney's favorite places to hang out is in the bottom drawer in the kitchen.


We went camping with some friends up in Stanley, Idaho for the Labor Day weekend. It got down to 34 degrees at night, but we kept warm in our tent.

Whitney was happy, as always.

This was the first day , about an hour after we got to the campsite, and Nik only got dirtier from then on.

Nikki LOVES camping. Can you tell?

We took a 6 mile hike in the Sawtooth mountains. Max was so proud of himself for walking the entire way by himself. Nikki waslked almost the whole way and finished up the hike asleep slung over Wade's shoulders.

Wade was tired of stinking it up,
so he braved the near-freezing
water for a bath. Thank You Wade!

Whitney loved her hiking backpack.


This was Max's first day of school. He was so excited to ride the bus. I can't believe that he's already in kindergarten! Here Max is showing off his new threads, and his super cool back-pack.