Christmas Past~2005

Sunday, December 23, 2007

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Christmas Card~ 2005
My friend, Elissa also took this photo. The cards were really cute. They scanned more yellowish but they were really a lime green with red.

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We tried a new venue for Santa this year. I love how Harry is playing with his fingers. He did that at that age a lot.
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Gingerbread men, elves, toy soldiers and the like we wandering around too.


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On our way to Christmas Eve Mass.


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Hanging the stockings



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Harry with some of his nutcrakers. This year, Harry was very fascinated with pirates. He loved them. His birthday party was a pirate party with a treasure hunt in our yard. Unfortunately it was an icy treasure hunt. Anyway, I was lucky enough to find a pirate nutcracker.

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Will was taking golf lessons and this year his nutcrakcer was a golfer. They open their nutcrackers from Mom on Christmas Eve.


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Just a few days before Christmas, Will decided that all he wanted for Christmas was Comet's antlers. Yes, that is right. He has a habit of these impossible requests. You can read more about them here. Anyway, much to our surprise... on Christmas morning, there were Comet's antlers with a very special note from Santa.


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Aunt Susie came over on Christmas day. We gave her a DVD player. She seemed to like it!



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Daddy got a new grilling book.



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We went to PA again on the 26th to be with family. Here are the boys with cousin Ashton.


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Harry playing with one of my Aunt Dottie's dogs. Harry loved this dog. In fact, she was the inspiration for Scout.



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This year, the boys really wanted to stay up until midnight on New Year's Eve. We let them snuggle on the couch wathing kids shows. This was a HUGE deal as our kids are asleep by 8 p.m. every night. Will made it but as you can see, Harry was kind of sleeping.


I have one more Christmas past and I will post it tomorrow. Now, we are going to attempt to make our gingerbread houses as a family. Wish me luck!

7 comments:

  1. have fun, Chloe went to Nana's to bake cookies, so Jake is going to make a gb house when I lay Caitlyn down. Was this a new pair of jammies on the stairs where you hung your stockings?;)
    Beautiful pics. Love the gingerbread men walking around and everything. How fun.

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  2. Yes, Connie...so kind of you to notice the different jammmies! I specificallt bought myself a new pair this year:<) ON sale no less!

    Kim

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  3. I love nutcrackers... the boys have the coolest ones ever.... LOVE that Pirate!!!!!!!!
    May you have a Jesus filled, joyous Christmas celebration.
    Love,
    Jeremy, Daleea, Nicholas and Hannah

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  4. I am sad that your Christmas past posts will be coming to an end. I so enjoy them!

    Have a wonderful Christmas and I will be checking in tomorrow for 2006~

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  5. Wonderful photos. My son Tyler loves Nutcrackers and collects them. Have a wonderful Christmas Kim. Did you get my e-mail last week?

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  6. Cute pictures! Have a great Christmas!

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  7. How'd the gingerbread houses turn out? Did Dad use the grill book?
    What's his best recipe?
    Sometime, you'll have to post the boys nutcracker collections......

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