Daily Archives: December 26, 2008

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christmas

We had a WONDERFUL Christmas this year. 🙂 It was so laid back & so fun to start our own traditions.
Here was our holiday schedule:

Christmas Eve: Tim had to work that night so I went with the Nuckols (they adopted me this Christmas Eve as I was husbandless!) & drove around to see the luminarias. They are beautiful! I had never seen them before & was so glad they invited me. We watched a Christmas movie called, “The Ultimate Gift,” ate pizza & salad, & they showered me with such sweet gifts! I wish Tim could’ve been there. Upon arriving home Tim & I opened our pajamas to each other & started to watch, “Elf.” I got so excited I had a hard time sleeping. We both woke up several times during the night thinking, “Is it christmas yet?!”

Christmas Day: At 7:30 in the morning we decided we couldn’t take it any longer & got up to see what Santa brought us! We first checked our stockings that were loaded with goodies! In all the excitement Tim & I accidentally/on purpose opened all of our birthday gifts as well. (Both our birthdays are within a week of Christmas) We got so many cool things from our family & friends but the one we were most excited to open was this bambino.

 

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Tim & I spoiled ourselves this year by getting a flat screen TV!

After opening our gifts (Christmas AND Birthday :-)) We headed to the Nuckols home to have Christmas breakfast. It was oh so delicious & so much fun to spend with their family. They spoiled us with even more awesome presents, my favorite of which is this:

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Theresa handmade this! It was beautiful & perfect. Such a special gift from such a special family. I was so touched.

After breakfast we went home to enjoy our presents before heading to a movie with the Cleggs. We saw The Curious Case of Benjamin Button! It was really good but OH SO LOOONG! I was not at all prepared. Baby Wood was kicking me like crazy! Probably trying to get me to move around! We were pretty drained by the end & were happy to come home to a roast that Tim had been slow cooking. All in all, we had a wonderful & happy christmas.

 

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christmas party 2008.

Pictures from our Holiday party 2008!
We had so much fun & can’t wait til next year!

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On the Menu:

Cupcakes, Cookies, 7-Layer Dip, Pumpkin Spice Bread,
& Pigs in a Blanket!

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Cranberry Spritzer, Cream Cheese Puffs, Cheese Ball, & Deviled Eggs!

 

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In all it’s Glory!

 

Guest List:

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I should’ve taken more pictures! We played Christmas Carol Pictionary & Unwrap the Gift (you had 15 seconds to open the wrapped gift with oven mitts on your hands). Theresa even made cocoa sets to go home with everyone! Holiday Party 2008, I think, was a success!

thanks to all who came! merry christmas!

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