I've been a bit quiet on the blog front, but I was rather busy before Christmas. I worked at the school a couple of times and kept myself busy at the sewing machine making Christmas presents! Why is it that I always get my best ideas about a two to one and a half weeks before the holiday?
Anywhoooo, we had a lovely Christmas! Friday evening we went to our friends' home (a very sweet family and fellow keepers of chickens) for our church's annual caroling party. As always, it was wonderful to be with our church family. Christmas Eve we had my side of the family over for appetizers, a ham dinner and extremely yummy desserts. And of course we exchanged gifts! We ended to afternoon with a hilarious round of Shrek Mad-Libs.
The next morning I was surprised to be woken up at a respectable 6:15. Teddy Bear was the first up and asked Daddy if it was time to get his brother and sister. And so the wrapping paper went flying!
|Teddy Bear with his "belly dumper" 18 wheelers. I asked the boys if they could only|
get one present for Christmas, what would it be? This was TB's choice. It was a bonus that they were
|Wheels' choice was a log truck. The one he really wanted was from a catalog, |
but we didn't have the time to order it. We we able to find one at our
local Tractor Supply store. He was still very happy with it!
|Princess wanted those Xiu Xiu (spelling?) Pet sets. We weren't able to|
find any of the Pet sets, but we did find some of the Xiu Xiu Puppy sets
. (ON Clearance!!!!!!) She was still absolutely thrilled.
|Daddy helping put together a Nerf gun for Wheels.|
|Our kitty Merlin sniffing for more of her Christmas cat nip.|