Saturday, January 7, 2012

Christmas Past

I know, its Jan., and I haven't blogged about Christmas... Better late than never right?

Christmas Eve the girls got to open their traditional present, new PJ's to wear to bed. This is something I've been doing for the kids since they were babies. Even though they know what the present is, they still get excited. Unfortunately Jilly's excitement was short-lived this year, when she put her PJ's on and found out they were to small. The pants fit, but the shirt was up above her belly button, she was NOT a happy camper.

It was after 11 when the little girls finally fell asleep. Santa was pretty tired by then, but he did manage to stop by and leave a few things. Surprisingly he didn't leave coal, since the girls probably deserved quite a bit... They ended up making out pretty good.

Kelsey got a nice new watch & camera. Jilly got some games, and from her dad she got an iPad. Bree got a dollhouse and other things.

christmas college1

The bottom corner pic of Bill is him opening the one small gift I got him...a 5 lb box of Atomic Fireball jawbreakers! He loves those things! We have a hard time finding them in stores, so I ordered some from Amazon. He thought it was pretty funny that I got him such a big thing of them.

One of the things Bree got was a cardboard playhouse that you can color. Santa didn't realize how darn big that sucker was going to be! We set it up and it took up most of the living room! I had to take the tree down the day after Christmas so I could make some room.

cardboard house collage
As you can see, its nearly as tall as Bill! Bree has really enjoyed this house. Once we moved it to its place, we put her new dollhouse inside it, and a few other toys and she'll hang out in there playing for hours at a time.

Christmas was pretty good for us (except for a broken frig). I hope yours was pleasant as well!


1 comment:

Dazee Dreamer said...

Just think of the new fridge as an awesome late christmas present. yeah, that's the way.