Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Christmas 2011

Mark and  I spent Christmas Eve watching “The Help” and putting together this doll house for C. My grandma (Hi Ma) got this for her. It took a while and it is BIG, but she loves it! We set out all the Santa goods and hit the sack about midnight!


Boyd and Grant’s loot.

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Grayson’s Playmobil police station.



Caroline’s leappad


Grant was the first one awake at about 6:30….He didn’t quite know what to do.



C and G were up pretty soon after……Caroline wouldn’t wear Christmas jammies, they were too hot…..she thinks she lives in California!

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Mark spent almost 2 hours putting together the police station……


After a breakfast of cinnamon rolls, it was off to church……what better place to spend Christmas Morning.



After church Mom, Dad and Janet came over for tacos and to watch the kids open the rest of their toys.





We all had a great weekend! It was so much fun to see the kids faces and be together as a family! Now for the clean up…….

Christmas Eve 2011


We spent Christmas Eve day at Mom’s. “The Boys” came from Cincinnati to spend Christmas with us. We all had a great time. We ate lots of yummy food and then opened presents and spent the day playing with (and putting together) toys.


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When we got home it was time to put out cookies and coke for Santa. Grayson thinks if Santa drinks coke it saves polar bears…..I guess from the commercial….so cookies and coke it was. Made Santa happy to get a coke on Christmas eve instead of milk. I think he needed the caffeine! Then it was time to say goodbye to Tee-dee the elf. In elf tradition he returned to the North Pole (aka the back of the closet) until next year.