Sunday, December 28, 2008


Well, Christmas is over. WHEW! It was so fun this year. Leah really got into the whole Santa thing. We didn't let her forget who's birthday it was though. We did our Christmas early because we went to Florida to spend Christmas with my Dad and family. On our Christmas Eve we had a pizza and went for a drive to look at lights. Then on "Christmas" morning Leah didn't wake up until almost 9am! Jeremy brought both the girls down and I videotaped. (I will send all you grandparents a copy!) You should have seen Leah's face! It was so cute! She saw that Dora bike and went crazy. she just started claiming all the presents she thought were hers and went to town. Luckily Grandma Pat and Santa wrapped all Leah's gifts in Dora and Tinkerbell paper so she was able to figure it out pretty easy. She "helped" her sister open gifts too. HA! I say helped because she would grab it from Lauren and tear it open and put it in Lauren's pile. After the excitement of presents was over, I went into the kitchen to start with dinner and cookies. Leah put all her new toys up on the couch so Lauren couldn't touch them. I made a double batch of petticoat tails. We had a ham, mashed potatoes with ham gravy, green bean casserole, cranberries, cornbread casserole, rolls and pumpkin pie for dessert. It was yummy! The Keans came over and the kids exchanged gifts. Leah gave him a toolkit play dough set and Skyler gave Leah a Sleeping Beauty dress up outfit complete with high heels, a purse and tiara! She thought she was really something!

This is the beach up by St. Augustine

Leah sick of the car ride

Daytona Beach

Lauren getting to open a gift from Great-Grandma

Leah doing the same

Leah tearing into a gift on the actual Christmas morning

the kids...Dessi, Kadyn, Leah and Lauren with my Great-Aunt Debbie and my Grandma

more gifts

Rachelle, Dessi and Kadyn

do you think the girls were excited?

hanging out by my Dad's pool

Dessi was a wild woman that morning! She was all over the place excited!

Grandma and Papa's tree

my Dad, Jeremy and the dog-child Taz

a cute picture of the kids in front of the tree
the girls and Daddy

Lauren and Kadyn

driving on Merritt Island, Florida

the Kennedy Space Station

Leah at our house "Christmas morning"

our tree

1 comment:

hyperactive lu said...

Looks like fun! Loved the pics! Hope you are doing well!