Wednesday, November 30, 2011

{Early} Christmas Celebration

After Thanksgiving lunch/dinner we put up our tree and started decorating our house.  Which I still need to take a picture of...we usually do this the day after Thanksgiving but this year we needed to do it earlier, so we could celebrate with my mom and Phil. 

On Friday morning in Molly and Lucy fashion, everyone was up by 6am...we opened presents, Eric had to make a battery run for some toys, and he stopped to get some yummy doughnuts at a little bakery in our village.  Then on Friday night we went down to the village to sing Christmas carols and see Santa ride in on his fire truck.  Last year it was so cold, and Molly got an ear infection, but this year it was unseasonably nice, in the 40's.  Our surrogate WI grandparents, Brian and Chris also came and shared in the fun with us.  Molly loves her Mr. Brian and Ms. Chris! 

Helping wash the dishes after our big meal on Turkey Day!

{Pretend} Christmas morning!
Lucy's new chair for her birthday!
Our little elf
Here comes Santa...

Seriously the best gift, ever!  She hasn't put it down!

Who doesn't love Santa!


Kelly said...

Sounds like y'all had a wonderful Thanksgiving/early Christmas!

Jenilee said...

we have Christmas on Thanksgiving too with Jeremy's family :)

Unknown said...

Yeah, you gotta have Christmas with the grandparents whenever you can! My mom's will prolly be in January.

Glad it was a little warmer this year for Santa!

Kelly @ Sufficient Grace Ministries said...

Sounds like a lovely time! =)

Kristin said...

Fun!! You have such a precious family, Kate! :)