Monday, January 11, 2010

Our Christmas in Pictures

"Cheer up, Santa. It's Christmas!"

A favorite family holiday tradition: driving around town to see the best light displays, and decorating sugar cookies.

Christmas Eve at Grandpa's house.

The boys spent most of Christmas Eve playing foosball. And a good portion of every day since, thanks to Grandpa's gift to them!

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house not a creature was stirring except for two tired parents.

Christmas morning stockings - and the long-anticipated Chapstick.

Grandma and grumpy Santa.

Isaac made a special ornament out of clay for Abram's first Christmas.

Christmas dinner: Grandma's famous ham and scalloped potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato puff, applesauce, rolls, and the traditional and much beloved Aunt Arlene's chocolate cream pies.

The annual game of Settlers of Catan.
(Because we have to have something to do with our hands while we eat pie.)

Santa Abram bids you farewell, until next year....

{Yes, I know there are an overabundance of pictures of Abram in this post. That is because 1) this was his first Christmas and I am his mommy, 2) all the other kids were too busy playing with toys/uncles to pose for pictures, and 3) he has a cool hat.}


Wu Roscheck said...

I do love the hat. The one of Jade and Abram is priceless. Jade is comforting the poor little guy. Glad you all had a wonderful Christmas! Can't wait to do it again next year!

rachel said...

Loved seeing all the pics. Yes, I would love a big reunion. Do you know I haven't been up your way since I lived there 26 years (ahem..) ago???? I've been so afraid it would be different then I've kept it in my mind. Obviously, I would be right, but I still want to show the hubby and kids. Glad you had such a nice Christmas. I like where you hung your stockings. We don't have a fireplace and so we generally hang ours down the banister.

Tiffany said...

Honestly, I probably would have made a similar face given wearing the hat plus that much red clothing. The kid's got taste! :o)

Fun to see the pics of the family :o)