I can’t believe that Christmas is already over. We had a great Christmas and are still enjoying some downtime together. Last night I edited some of our Christmas pictures, and I found myself smiling the whole time. A few of my favorite moments from the day are…
Matt and I set the alarm an hour before the kids normally get up. We wanted to get up and start the coffee, turn on lights etc, so the kids could come out and we were “ready”. The kids slept later than their usual time, and we ended up waking them up by stomping and turning the Christmas music up.
Reagan opened her doll and was so fascinated and in love, she didn’t want to open ANY other presents or stocking stuffers. We didn’t make her. Those presents got packed up, and she will get them next week on her birthday. It was so beautiful to watch her joy and innocence in her first gift.
We fought the cold for a few minutes, so the boys could enjoy their new basketball hoop from their Papa and Bebe.
Giving all our gifts (and my homemade gifts) out, including Matt’s aunt’s Ruffle Fabric Bag, was so much fun!
We must have the biggest fondue dinner ever! It was perfect with all my siblings in the same room at once!
We love to give one “joined/group” present to the kids every year. This year it was a “school” present of new bean bags, math manipulatives, craft supplies, work books, and reading books.
Seeing the love my kids have for each other as they demonstrated it by hugging and being so excited for one another as they opened presents warmed my heart so much!
I hope you had a great Christmas too! I didn’t take nearly as many pictures as I wished I had. I usually do pretty good when it’s just our family doing presents and our thing, but when we are with our extended families I think I must socialize more than think of the camera. Does this happen to you too?
Now for the winners of last week’s A Year in Review Giveaway! (You can see how Ralfocopter picked the winners on the original post or check them out below!)