Sunday, December 27, 2009

Merry (very belated) Christmas!

This entry is very late in coming, so I apologize to all those who like to occasionally check in on Amelia and Graham. Everything is fine here, we've just been busy hanging out with family, catching up with old friends, and having fun with all the new "stuff" that Santa so generously delivered. Our Christmas actually began on Christmas Eve morning. We sleep at Grandma and Grandpa's house on Christmas Eve, so Santa was thoughtful enough to deliver some gifts a day early so we wouldn't have to haul them to their house just to bring them home again. The kids were amazed to wake up to a mountain of gifts. Graham knew just what to do with them, but Amelia was quite overwhelmed. Either she was just having an off-morning or she just wasn't into opening gifts that day. Thankfully, Christmas morning would go better for her!

The gifts before the kids attacked them

For the past few months, Graham told us he wanted Santa to bring him a violin. Luckily, Santa came through for him!

Amelia becoming acquainted with her new baby and stroller

The favorite gift of the morning was a toddler sized table and chairs

After opening all the gifts from Santa and Mommy and Daddy, we packed up the car and headed to Grandma and Grandpa's. We were in the middle of a blizzard so our car was PACKED full of stuff since we had no idea we'd be hanging out with them due to the weather. Because of the horrible weather, Uncle Peter's flights were canceled so it actually worked out well that he could be home to celebrate with us. We ended up having a very low key Christmas Eve and Christmas day. We did a lot of laughing and spending time together and it was just perfect!
Three babies after their bath-I have no idea why Amelia is crying!

Hot (actually luke warm)chocolate and marshmallows on Christmas morning. Yes, Amelia is drinking from a shot glass, but don't tell her!

Graham decided to climb under the table and explained to us that it was in a dog house...ummmm, ok then. What Graham does, Amelia does, so, here are two kids smashed into a 'dog house'. :)

A girl can never have too many tutu's!

Taking inventory of his Little Einstein figures. His new pressure washer is next to the Little Einstein toy.

French braids compliments of Auntie Lynn

Amelia and Graham present "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"


Amy said...

What a fun Christmas-- and I do have to tell you, I think Graham might be the only kid around with a pint-sized pressure washer! :-) Dave and I laughed pretty hard at that gift!

Kris Greer said...

Amy - check out Sears 'My First Craftsman' tools for kiddies! At least that's what Santa did! Graham LOVES it!!!