Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Gift and Shoe Night

The Elf came to visit us this year at home and at Pops' house.  

At Pops: His shoe, Carolyn's, Neil, Mine, Bennett, Henry, and SK.  As Always, Dad's shoe had a $100 bill in it.  Weird.

Since Christmas Eve was on a Sunday we went to Dad's before church.  He and Carolyn had a yummy breakfast even though she didn't feel good.

Wish I would have taken a picture of Carolyn this day.  I would have if I had known it was going to be her last Christmas.  We miss her so much.
The elf had all kinds of things in our shoes at home!

We got home from church and just laid low until it was time to go to my mom's for Christmas eve dinner, cookie decorating, and presents!!  Dad and Carolyn were going to host, but she wasn't feeling up to it so we moved it to mom's.  Carolyn ended up staying home to rest.

I whipped up a few batches of cookies for our most fun tradition!  Decorating cookies for Santa!

I did about 8 loads of laundry on Christmas eve, too!



Also mine

Neil's pirate Santa! ha! Maybe this is MY favorite holiday tradition.
We were not lacking in decorating supplies this year.

She loves it!
Bennett really takes his time.

The kids decorated a lot of the packages this year with stickers.

She is PUMPED!

Shalimar for mom

This girl!

Sweet Henry opened up 3 gifts that were all clothes.  He tried so hard to be thankful on that 3rd gift, but he just couldn't hold back the tears.  He ran over to me crying until we found something better!  

probably clothes.

yay!  a toy!!!

Saints Fidget Spinner

Passing out gifts

This is the face of pure joy.  He loves the picture of the kids I think.

SK got that play clothes outfit from Mom because she said "she has no play clothes!"

Christmas fun!

We got home, got bathed, and got our reindeer food out on the lawn!

How precious are these pjs from Aunt Becky?
They love each other!
Hey guys, turn around and look at the Christmas tree!

What a great Christmas Eve!  Just missed my brother who couldn't make it in this year for Christmas.  The kids went to bed, but Bennett woke up at 10pm throwing up.  He thought it was from eating too much chocolate.  Ick.  Santa had to come to the house LATE!

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