For the last 15 years my dad and Shirley have been coming the first of December and "doing" Christmas with us and the children! It has been alot of fun for them! I have done all the "shopping" before they get here and the day they arrive, well, that night is Christmas for us!!! Anna and I spent over an hour wrapping and in less than a few minutes its all over with!! hahah! Fun times and the memories will be there for their lifetime!! We also have a Christmas dinner together as well!! Of course Caleb being in MD was not here and that was hard for me!!! I know things change, its just not easy!! But we made it!!!
|course my dad always has to play the part......Santa!! we ALL know there is no Santa but its fun to him!!!|
|lotsa people+lotsa food= lotsa plates and Looooonnnnnggg tables!!|
|one of Hosanna's gifts was a pillow pet!!! coZy!!!!|
|an "ocean" of presents.....oh there are two kiddo's in there!!!|
|had to peek in from outside!!!|
|a bit excited!!!!|
|its all over........|
the pictures below are with a "real" camera.....anna's hahah!!
|I found this little salad idea and thought it was perfect for our Christmas dinner!!!|
|our Christmas dinner!!|
|its just craZy!!!!!|