Monday, December 28, 2015

Santa came!

He came! He came! He came! It turns out we WERE on the good list, and Santa brought us each 3 gifts, to celebrate Jesus’s birthday!

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Abby was very excited to find a big new bike in her bag!

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Ben found a scooter in his, and Emily got the desk she asked for in hers!

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As always, Mommy’s stocking stuffers were awesome!

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Santa also brought us Rock Band 3, which is a video game where we get to be in a REAL band! Emily’s been dyng for a quitar, and Abby couldn’t wait to try the drums! Mommy thinks Santa is crazy…

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Everyone was excited when Liam and Madelyn arrived to celebrate with us!

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Shopkins sure were a hit this year!

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Liam was happiest with the gift we got him… his own cappachino maker!

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We all got A LOT of coffee!

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Ben loved his new flexible race track!

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Emily’s new Osmo iPad game is super awesome!

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It’s been a Lego building fest around here the last few days!

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Grandpa had a special present to open, but opening it was half the fun! After opening the present, he saw another present inside that was covered in packing tape!

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When he got that one open, the next box was covered in super hero duct tape!

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Finally, the real gift was covered in wire ties!

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He loved his book with 50 awesome things about him that we filled out!

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Madelyn loved opening her gifts too…

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…even with a little cold…

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Before our birthday celebration for Baby Jesus, we snapped a quick picture in our pjs, and watched a Nativity play on YouTube!

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Ben requested that Abby decorate Baby Jesus’s birthday cake with the Wonderwoman symbol, and we think she did a great job!

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Happy birthday Baby Jesus!

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Nannie bought us this special ornament for our last Christmas in NJ, and while it was a little sad, it’s exciting to start this new journey!

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Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

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