Wednesday, January 5, 2011

A Family Christmas

It’s a tradition for us to be at HOME on Christmas morning.  I love this tradition, and I hope it continues for MANY years to come!  The past several years, we have invited Cecil’s parents to come have breakfast with us and watch the boys open their presents.  Our boys (believe it or not) do really well waiting to open gifts until after breakfast!

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We had a wonderful morning and everyone received some wonderful gifts!

The boys were, of course, SPOILED again!!  I can’t help it!  I LOVE CHRISTMAS!  I LOVE to buy people gifts that I know they will love—and I love to watch them open that gift!

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the BIG present for the boys this year were DS Lites.  They BOTH got one!! 

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Power Ranger TV game…..

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My big gift was a new pair of sunglasses!!

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New athletic pants…..

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New NFL shirts (incidentally, they would all load up the next day and head to Jacksonville to watch the Jaguars play in the SNOW!)  Yes, Carter likes the Patriots and Nolan likes the Jags.

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Let’s be realistic here people.  What is Christmas without new socks?

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New cookie sheets!

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Bath toys!

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I figured Cecil loved ESPN so much he might like some nice lounge pants with their name on it!  HA!
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I’m not sure why the face in this picture—but don’t make him mad—he might use the new knife on YOU!
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One of Nolan’s favorite gifts was a remote controlled wheelie car thing…unfortunately, it didn’t work. : (  SAD LITTLE BOY!

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When it was all said and done…here’s the piles of stuff!
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Overall, it was a great family morning!  Stay tuned again!  We still have Christmas with my Dad and brother, sister-in-laws & Nieces!



  1. I love Christmas morning, too. So fun. Cant believe you make the boys wait until AFTER breakfast to open presents! I wouldnt be able to wait that long!!! ha... :)

  2. I love the boys in their matching pjs!

  3. I love your tradition of being HOME on Christmas! I think that's awesome! I wish we were!! Looks like great fun and I'm amazed your boys could wait to open presents until after Christmas! Morgan is sooooo impatient!

  4. Tell Carter I thought he would be pulling for the Eagles with Riley Cooper on the team - lol!! I am with Nolan - love my Jags, even though they never quite get it done - still love 'em. Looks like a great time was had by all!


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