We had a wonderful Christmas this year. I really think that it's the first year that the kids really understood what Christmas was all about. They each got their Christmas jammies on Christmas Eve.
Karson wanted to be the one to read from the Bible, and he did a wonderful job.
Karson made sure to write Santa a pre-gift Thank you note and put it up in the tree. I am so proud of him, and glad he's still a believer in the magic.
The kids were VERY easy on Santa this year. Karson asked for a German Shepherd webkin...he named him YoYo. Abby asked for "Noisy Red Shoes", and Luke loves that Backyardigans, so he got a talking/dancing Pablo. The stockings were stuffed with all sorts of fun treats.
That afternoon we went to Gramma & Grampa Bishops house. It was alot of Madness, and even more fun!! Gramma made all of the kids pillow cases, and the girls darling twirly skirts with matching hair flowers. She is amazing!
A few days later we went to Yia Yia & PaPa's place. Ham, German Potato Salad and all of the fixins...YUMMY! The kids were thrilled with the presents. Alot of thought went into the individual kids, and they hit the nail on the head with all of them. However, all Yia Yia wanted for Christmas was a nice picture of the Grandkids. This is the result. Poor Tommy! :) Maybe next year.
We were also able to adopt 3 Angels from the Angel Tree at Aaron's work. Aaron picked kids that are our kids' ages. It was fun for each of them to shop for the kids, and gain a better understanding of just how blessed we are. I hope that Juan, Wendy, and Deigo had a Merry Christmas! We have been very blessed this year, and are looking forward to the year ahead. We wish you all a very Happy New Year.
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