Tessa's 2011-12 Pre-Kindergarten School Year
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Santa Barbara Winter Vacation, February 2012
Our annual winter vacation this year was a week in Santa Barbara
We kayaked in the marina & under the pier, visited the Zoo & Science Center, & saw the Monarch Butterfly migration

Dillon's 17th Birthday, March 2012

Laying patio cement Patio finished Planting tropical flowers & palms Tiki Bar set Painting sea turtles  Two months & $5000 A beautiful lush tropical garden
Side Yard Renovation, March-April 2012
We completed the side yard work by pouring cement, creating a lush tropical garden, adding more seating & decorative animals
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Tessa's 5th Birthday Animal Adventure, June 2012
Live Armadillo, Pig, Chinchilla, Bunny, Ferret, & Hedgehog. Stuffed Animal Search, swimming, & homemade Bunny cake!
Girlfriends: Gabby, Ava, Eden, Regan, & Olivia.

Mrs Janelle Brewer fitting her cap Graduating Class of 2012 Receiving her diploma
Ava, Tessa, Danica, Simone Mrs Thomas BFFs: Tessa & Gabby Mrs Brewer Tessa & Bryce Proud parents
Tessa's Pre-K Graduation, June 2012
Tessa spent two years at Discovery Isle & learned a lot

Al & Mickey Allgauer's 50th Wedding Anniversary, June 2012

Big Sur Camping, June 2012
Our annual summer vacation this year was a week at Big Sur along the Central California Coast
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North Torrey Pines Beach, July 2012

Backing into La Jolla Shores Did you see that?!!! Huge Bat Rays Large groups of Sand Sharks Kelp Bass & Garabaldi eating frozen peas
Allison's 1st Snorkeling at La Jolla Shores, July 2012
Six foot Bat Rays, five foot Leopard Sharks, four foot Sand Sharks, huge schools of fish, orange Garabaldi, and more!

Jeffrey's Trout Fishbone Emergency, July 2012
Swallowed a trout fishbone that stuck in his throat, 1am emergency room visit to extract

Dillon & Allison's Stingray Attack, July 2012
Both stung by stingray when leaving the water at La Jolla Shores after snorkeling, interviewed on 10 News

Sharing her traditional jam recipe Tessa removing cherry pits Kathe helping Lee cutting Santa Rosa plums Plums & Cherry fruit ready to cook Allison stirring the pot Adding the sugar Pouring into Mason jars Finished jam with custom labels
Making Grandma's Jam, July 2012
Finally learned how to make Plum & Apricot jam, a treasured family secret

Three Rivers Camping, July 2012
Dillon, Nicole, & Chris went camping for a long weekend in the Central California Valley

Princess Training Camp, August 2012
Tessa took a fun summer camp for ballet, tap, & etiquette for young girls.

Summer Oasis, August 2012
The backyard foliage is coming in nicely.

End of Summer BBQ, August 2012

Lauren, Natalie, Tessa, Danica, Ava, & CJ
Tessa's 1st Soccer Team "Storm", Sep-Oct 2012
Allison coached & Lee advised. 50 goals against & 1 goal scored!