28 December 2012

Christmas at home

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Grace thanking her sister for her gift.  Faith made her a collection of paper dolls. So sweet!

 

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Her own set of twins. :)

 

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We love books!

 

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Visiting Grandma’s.

 

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Someone lost her front tooth on Christmas Day eating chips at Grandma’s!

 

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A Christmas tradition.

 

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Golf with daddy.

 

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More Princess dolls!

 

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Little Man with his new pj’s and soft bunny from Grandma and Grandpa.

 

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Happy Birthday, JESUS!!

 

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We lit our fireplace for first time all year and spent a lovely and relaxed Christmas morning at home.  The babies slept in while we opened a few presents and then joined us for a leisurely breakfast.

In the afternoon, Grandma and Grandpa had us over for Christmas dinner.  Baby girl loved chasing around Molly, their dog and Little Man was busy doing what he does best…charming his way into hearts by talking and smiling for us. 

We ended the evening by singing Happy Birthday to Jesus with brownies and ice cream.

A Merry Christmas indeed! 

Christmas in OC

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Visiting the Waldorf’s.

 

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Baby girl, trying out the paper.

 

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With a packed minivan, we drove down to Orange County on Christmas Eve.  We got to visit with our friends, the Waldorf’s before spending the rest of the day at my brother’s.  Emily made a delicious dinner of Braised Short Ribs and the kids had a blast playing with their friends and cousins. 

The little babies were welcomed with love as they joined our extended family for Christmas. 

So thankful they were good little travelers,too!  They loved being in the car and not a peep was made the entire trip. Glory to God!   

23 December 2012

Christmas is coming!

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The girls usually get one gingerbread house to decorate together each year but this year, they received another one as a gift from Safe Families. 

They loved it!  

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  We also made our annual trip to Candy Cane Lane. 

(I remember the first time we took the girls, they were in a stroller, too!)

A fun and festive night was had by all!

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