Sunday, December 26, 2010

A very merry Christmas

Christmas started bright and early, at 5:33 a.m. Santa's clever idea of leaving a few mini-lego packs in the boys' upstairs stockings was great, but it didn't last long. Those packs were a bit too "mini" and by 6:00 a.m., they were back in our room, jumping up and down on the bed to go downstairs.

Other than starting to early, it was a perfect day.

We all got things we wanted and desired.

The DSi.

Robo-Hamsters, quickly named Alex Jr. and Ryan Jr.

The Police Station Legos.

Hogwarts Castle Legos.

 And a few Twilight goodies.:)

Some of us even got things we didn't know we wanted and desired, but we loved all the same.

(me unwrapping a box of the boys' toys which they picked out from the toy box, put in a box, and wrapped themselves when they were feeling particularly festive).

(Carl has a bit of a crush on Alice, so I bought him the Alice Barbie doll. Also known as a gift for myself. ;) )

Our new waterproof hi-def video camera which I researched and purchased on my own - a total surprise for the king of all things electronics in our house.

We spent the afternoon and evening over with Carl's family, and a good time was had by all.

Sunday morning, we slept in as late as we could (almost nine a.m. for Carl and I). And when I first came downstairs, I was greeted by this lovely sight in my living room.


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