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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Merry Christmas!

 We had a full house for Christmas!  Colin and Sara (and their dog Stryker) were here from SC and Eric, Char, Lola, and Marlee were visiting from AZ.  It was fun 6 days with everyone in one house!  Ty and Addi were loving all the time with their cousins.   
Marlee & Addi just happened to have the same owl pjs and Adds thought that was just the coolest :)

Sara, Lola, and Char
Paint a Pot trip!

Time to decorate cookies!!

Later that night, this is where we found Ty asleep....

Jess and Owen came over - Addi loved just holding onto Owen's hand. So cute :) 
Christmas Eve
Ty sat in with us for the Christmas Eve service and loved all the singing.  However, he did not like the candle lighting at the end and didn't want anything to do with that part of the service. 
Back at home on Christmas Eve it was cleaning up dinner and getting ready for presents
Matching pajamas from Grandpa and Grandma 

Leaving the "special" key for Santa

Picking out which cookies to leave for Santa

Checking out where Santa was on the Norad Santa Tracker

Stockings are stuffed - It was fun having some additional stockings with all the family visiting!

What a fun 6 days with everyone!   

Friday, December 5, 2014

Christmas Tree Time!

Before the Christmas tree pictures, I have to share these cute pictures of Addi and Hailey!  

Already practicing to be a big sister :) 
On to the traditional Christmas tree hunt the weekend after Thanksgiving.  
Addi would barely go by Santa even with me by her. 

Playing with grandma!

"ere are you ganma?" is Addi's favorite :)

and this is our attempt at a nice picture of the four of us...
 try 1
Try 2

Try 3

 try 4 (Addi making silly faces to Ty - this could have been the best one!!)

and this is still the best we got..... decent... lol 
Got our tree!

Addi was really excited about the horses! (Dana, aren't you so proud of me for petting the horse! ;))
I only got two pictures of setting up the tree....oops

We love this time of year!