Thursday, December 20, 2007

Our Christmas Letter

2007 has been a great year for the Hilton Family. Joseph made his debut in the world on December 28th, 2006. He has been a huge joy to our family. In addition to eating and sleeping, he loves to walk while shaking his hands, laughing and smiling the whole time. Maria is one of the cutest kids we have ever seen! (No bias). She has the sweetest expressions and loves to give hugs and kisses. She enjoys playing quietly with her dolls. Annemarie is growing up fast. She just turned five and is learning how to read. She is developing a kind nature in which she will share things she wants when a sibling wants them more. She also taught herself how to play chess! Levi is doing excellent in first grade. He recently took apart a computer, salvaging pieces that his dad could not. One of his favorite hobbies is capturing animals such as lizards, turtles, toads, bees and even ducks! Lani continues to be an amazing wife, mother and home CEO. Her family is the center of her life. She also teaches the Old Testament at 6:00 AM every morning to fourteen high school students. She spoke at sessions of Especially For Youth in Mississippi and Utah. As part of her training she got to meet Susan W. Tanner, which was a highlight. John continues to enjoy working with the Church Educational System. His hobbies include speaking to LDS youth and writing. He also went to China with his two brothers. He loved being with the Chinese people. The Hilton Family loves being together. We had our first family campout which thrilled the kids. Going to the beach, zoo, park, and playing together are other family favorites. Jesus Christ and His church are central to our lives and we are grateful for the many blessings we have received...not the least of which is knowing you! Our love and best wishes to you this next year.


It's us! The Powell's said...

Thank you for the family Christmas card photo. Great to see you all one way or another during the holidays.

atrujillo said...


Your family is so beautiful, of course, they have wonderful parents that are filled with the spirit. We miss you all, and we wish you all a great Christmas Season that is filled with love and memmories to remember always. Thank you for always thinking of us. Maybe someday we'll be able to sit together and enjoy each other's company again.
We love you!!!

Angela Trujillo & Family

sjmiller said...

Lani and family,

Thanks for keeping my updated on your family! Lani, you are beautiful, as always, and your children are too! (I would say your husband is, but I don't like calling them beautiful.) ;)

Here is our website, if you wanted to take a peek:

So good to keep in touch with you!


Ang said...

Hilton family,
It's been so long since we've seen you. Your kids are getting so big. Good job on a beautiful family. You are such good people. I hope we will see you again someday!

The Ferrara family