Christmas Eve celebration!

Our family tradition is to exchange our family gifts to each other on Christmas Eve morning, and this year was an awesome time of gift-giving and time spent together!

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Ben wasn’t too sure when he opened his Red Ryder BB gun… maybe he thought he’d shoot his eye out (Mommy did too!)

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He came around on the idea though…

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Mor-Mor gave each of us some money in mazes… It took us some patience, but we got it!

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Minecraft Legos were at the top of Ben’s list…

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…and he was super thankful for them!

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Emily loved her disco lights from Abby… It’s like a party here now all the time!

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Abby got a glow in the dark capture the flag game that we can play outside with all the neighbors this summer!

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Emily loved all of her pencils from her cousins!

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Abby’s favorite gift this year was her FitBit… Mom won’t be doing any challenges with her though, since Abby can do 3x what she can in a day!

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The hot item this year were Fingerling monkeys, and Ben and Emily loved getting them from Mor-Mor!

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Emily’s big gift this year was her Chromebook, so now she can do even MORE homework!

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But her FAVORITE gift was her Hatchimal twins…

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She had to keep them warm so they would hatch from their egg, and she did a great job!

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It was finally time!

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Emily could be a doula when she grows up!

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Success!

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Ben couldn’t wait to get to building his Legos…

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… and Daddy couldn’t wait to show him how to shoot his gun!

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He learned all about the parts of the gun, safety, and how to aim and shoot without shooting your eye out!

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He was a little nervous though when Dad was giving him a Demo!

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But he did great with a little bit of help!

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He still prefers his NERF gun though (and so does Mom)!

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Abby, on the other hand, is an awesome shot! Confident and precise!

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Emily loved taking a “shot” at it too!

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The best part of the day was the roller-skating disco party in the basement!

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What an awesome day celebrating together!

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