Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A day at the museum…

We had a blast with our cousins at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences!

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Everyone’s favorite part was the science lab!

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Alayna had the best pipetting skills out of all of us!

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We had an awesome visit with our cousins, and can’t wait to do it again soon!

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Christmastime with Family!

We had 24 people here for Christmas this year, and although it was a full house and Mommy was sick, we had a great time, and hope everyone else did too!

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Abby and Julia had an amazing spa with massages and homemade sugar hand scrubs! That was just want Mommy needed to relax!

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Aunt Kristie helped everyone make a homemade chocolate birthday cake to celebrate Jesus’s birthday!

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We LOVED sharing our amazing Duck Donuts with our cousins!

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…and we enjoyed many meals together!

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We even had the Mr. Softee ice cream truck come by on Christmas Eve! Living in the South is awesome!

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There was quite a bit of entertainment to keep us busy…

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And time for resting and visiting too…

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We had a big gift exchange which More-Mor kicked off with journals for the ladies and candy for the guys…

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Mommy loved her special cup from Aunt Kristie!

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And it seemed like cousin Brett genuinely liked his Potty Piano… but who wouldn’t love one of those???

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The next afternoon, we had a white elephant gift exchange, and some of the gifts Mor-Mor brought were real winners!

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Emily loved the first thing she picked…

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…until it got taken away and she ended up with an Angry Momma microwave cleaner and an adjustable leather belt… She wasn’t thrilled…

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Ben didn’t get the game and why the gifts were so bad…

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Some gifts like this toe scrubber on a pole were hard to get rid of…

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Who doesn’t want Poo-pourri????

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We should get one of these anti-snoring chin straps for Grandpa!

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Some things we just couldn’t figure out…

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…and some we just didn’t want to…

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There were a few winners in the group, and we all had a good time…

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Thank you Mor-Mor for organizing everything!