Christmas was a great time had by all. Spread out over three days. We all gathered for a Christmas Eve service, where little ones in pageant attire captured our hearts, and carols by candlelight moistened our eyes. Then off for a leisurely dinner out at our local Red Lobster. One of the only restaurants in town open on Christmas Eve. We got home around 10:00 just in time for Josh and his girlfriend to pull in from Portland. We spent a few more hours visiting around the kitchen table with twinkle lights, and the fireplace burning in the background. And oh yes Jenna's new Christmas tunes playing on her computer plugged into our speaker system, which she had been serenading me with all week as I finished up projects, baked cookies, and spent two days wrapping presents. (don't even ask, I am ridiculous, and I know it) It was finally time for me to relax, all my hard work was over.
Waking up is hard to do =]
Christmas morning was slow and easy. We had our traditional Eggs Benedict, sausage, fruit salad, and of coarse pull apart cinnamon rolls around 11:30. The babies, Meg and Ty came around noonish having already made a stop at his folks place in the morning. Next year I think we may all be at Meg's when her new home will be completed. No fun hauling babies around all day on Christmas. They were a bit tired, but that was probably a good thing.
Baby Avey just started crawling a few days before Christmas, and here she was right in the middle of it all
I am not sure what the rest of my week will look like. I do have a lot of lesson planning to do as my art classes start up the first week of January along with my Bible classes. I like this in between week. I like the snow showing up right about now too...