Tuesday, December 20, 2011

December fun

I can't believe it's already the week of Christmas.  The days are flying by.  And starting back to work at the busiest time of year didn't help!  

We aren't going home for Christmas this year.  I have mixed feelings about it.  It will be the first time in my 28 years that I won't be with my family on Christmas.  I'm a little worried that it won't feel like Christmas without being with them, and rushing around like crazy to finish up everything and get off to the next family event.

But, Keith and I decided in the best interest of our little family we needed to stay put.  It's time to start our own traditions.  And I'm excited thinking about a lazy Christmas Eve and Christmas day.  I'm hoping to keep a fire roaring, Christmas movies playing and just snuggling my babies!  We are making plans for a yummy Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas morning brunch.

I can't wait to see the excitement on Sawyer's face as he opens gifts and sees what Santa brought. 
I can't wait to see my sweet Graham smile at us when we open and show him his gifts. 

But before all that here is some recent fun we've been having...

Theo has been popping up in some funny places...

sweet brothers giving some loving

looking at a new book

Opening an early present from BeLLa

She made the precious hats that you saw here and here.  They turned out so cute and we got so many compliments on them!

afternoon snack

I went to get Saw up the other morning.  It's rare I have to wake him up and this is how I found him.  It was so sweet I had to run and get the camera.  He went to bed with socks on but must have pulled them off.

One of the activities on our advent calendar was hang an ornament on your tree.  Well, it worked out great that Nonnie sent ornaments to Sawyer and Graham.  Graham was snoozing so Saw opened his up for him.

Candy for daycare teachers, neighbors and ourselves.  Letting an almost 2 year old help with sprinkles created a little anxiety.  But the floors can be swept, right?!  At least that was what I kept telling Keith. 

presents for daycare teachers...

Almost done with our to-do list.  Just a few more things to wrap and that's it! 


BeLLa said...

well I have to tell you that I don't have mixed emotions....I totally understand yall not coming home for Christmas, but I am super sad. =( At least we will have Skype. =)

pic of Saw in bed is precious. I love baby toes. xoxo

Kathy Jo said...

I have to agree that we are sad you won't be home for the holidays but understand. Also excited to say that we will see you a short week later!! I can't wait to get my hands on those boys...if I can catch up with my little man, Sawyer!!!!!! :)

Much love to you all!!

dlmjackson said...

I love the lil feet pic! Baby "peets" (as we call them ;)) are the most precious! Sawywr pics really are great. They make me giggle! LeAnn