Friday, December 26, 2014


CHRISTMAS DAY
at the Holmeses
 
WHIP CRACKING
AND
4WDRIVING
 
Abbi plays in the mud

 
Well, we don't celebrate Christmas in
the ordinary way.
Around here there's no presents, just
FOOD  FAMILY  AND  FUN!
 
This year we added in a little whip cracking
(thanks to Cam's new whip)
and also 4wdriving!!
(also thanks to Cam's influence!)
 
I have uploaded a short video below
of our whip cracking attempts
for you to laugh at:)
 
 
video
 
 
We drove out of town to pick up something
Dave had seen on the side of the road
(very common for us), only,
we got sidetracked down a muddy track.
 
We drove down to see the river and did
a little hill climbing seeing
the track was slippery.
 
 
I have uploaded a short video below of this
first driving episode for you to watch.
 
video
  
 
NOTE: I don't know why they call
it 4WDriving, as you only need 4WD
once you're stuck otherwise
it takes all the fun out of it??
 
Looking out our back windscreen

Once we were tired of hill sliding,
we tackled the muddy puddles.

 
I had a lot of fun videoing the comings
and goings. Especially Abbi's first attempt
at taking on mud!
 
I managed to hit a small tree but
mainly because I was trying to get
the old girl to go sideways
and Dave had given me permission
to be an idiot!!
 
What a laugh, slipping and sliding!
 
 
 Another Abbi splash
 
 
Please watch and enjoy the video below
for the full effect of our experiences!
 
video
 
As you can imagine,
by the end of all this, our cars
were filthy and so were we!
 
The reason everyone had one dirty arm
 
 
 
 
In this photo, Cam is not being gallant,
he was actually threatening to dump Lauren
in the mud, but he repented of the deed!
 
 
Not surprisingly, on the way home
the old girl starting making strange
and ominous knocking noises,
but she made it home anyway!
(This could well be her final farewell)

 
All in all, it was a great day.
 
We had our pastor and family over
that night for homemade pizzas
and delicious desserts!
(Lemon meringue pie, chocolate meringue
pie and frozen Tiramusu icecream cake,
not to mention Dr Pepper and A&W Root Beer!)
 
Hope you enjoyed another
day in the life of the
Holmeses (and Drews)