Friday, September 10, 2010

* Big Sky Country

Is nothing less than perfect

I can't say enough wonderful things about this perfect hidden part of the country. I feel like people have no idea how amazing Montana is...espcially those that laughed and asked twice why I was flying to Bozeman to spend my Labor Day weekend. The people, the scenary, the fresh air, no traffic...the list goes on. I spent the weekend with Nick, Jenny, Maddy and Taylor in their brand new, BEAUTIFUL house and enjoyed my best trip to Bozeman yet. Steve and I already have out trip planned for next Summer at the end of July.

We tailgated at the Bobcats game, BBQ'ed with friends, snuggled with the babies, celebrated Maddy's 2nd birthday, drove up to Big Sky, ate Hawaiian shaved ice, did 3 photoshoots (and booked a wedding), basked in the sun while playing in the backyard with the kids, got pedicures and relaxed.

Here's a photo recap of my five-day getaway from reality...




The Weedin Family


Bobcats are definitely not fans of the Univesity of Montana Grizzlies




The littlest and cutest Bobcat fans - Maddy, Brady and Livvy


randy johnson2

Jenny and I were shocked to see that Randy Johnson's son played for the opposing tream. I mean, these two have an uncanny resemblance, right?

Note to Cougar fans...I was only 'acting' as a Bobcat fan in MT. And this upcoming weekend when the Cougs play the Bobcats in Pullman, I hope we kick their it sadly may be our only win of the season.

The spectacular view of the Bridger Mtns from my room at the Johnson's


Miss Taylor



maddy baking




This RV most likely belongs to some distant relatives of mine








Megan, Ryan & Addi said...

Beautiful pictures! Their house looks amazing and the kids are as cute as ever! Love Maddy's face while she is helping make her cupcakes! We can't wait to go visit!

Kris said...

Great trip! Your Montana posts always make me want to plan a visit! Beautiful.

Lyndsy said...

Beautiful shots! It really is so peaceful and amazing. The sky is incredible and all your shots are so good! Congrats on booking a wedding!

Michelle said...

Your pictures are SO beautiful! What an amazing weekend you had :) I totally want to go to Montana again, it's been years!

The Johnsons said...

Yay! Love this post. I am so glad you had fun. Love the pic of the barn with the fence. You also forgot to mention that Als taught you how to get a horse's attention. Can't wait for your visit next July. Thanks for coming to visit. We loved having you!

The Johnsons said...

P.S. Love the picture of you and Maddy snuggling.

Brady Andrew Weedin said...

Amazing post! We had such a blast & it always makes me feel good with how much you love MT! :)

The Weber Family said...

So jealous, LOVE the area. Montana is so great and I am glad you had such a good time, those kids are CUTE! Next time will you head 30 minutes east and drive up paradise valley for me to take pics (on your way to yellowstone of course). =)

Tara Holmes said...

Um...yes please. That trip looks amazing. My family is from Montana. Gorgeous there!!!! I LOVED your one shot from your engagement session on Lyndsay's blog. It is one of your best ever. Makes me want to fall in love all over again.

Jaclyn Z. Reiss said...

Gorgeous GORGEOUS! Love Montana and LOVE your pics!