We enjoyed an evening just visiting and letting the cousins run around and play while we ate great appetizers and enjoyed some Christmas yummies. I made Shawn's famous taco dip recipe and kept the rest pretty simple. Deviled eggs, ham and pickle roll-ups, summer sausage, cheese, and crackers, and shrimp cocktail made the menu.
Sam's not much into pictures. HA!
Jared and I got a couple in though! It only happens a few times a year! Funny, how that works when your favorite person and yourself hardly ever get a picture...
I just love how my fridge is always full of art projects right now.
Shawn and Sarah - (my sister and husband)
Little Chef making good time on his bottle!
Trapped in here while we open gifts!
Daddy and his boys!
Well four of them anyway... :)
Noah and Thomas
Sarah and I. Love you sis!
Getting ready to open gifts!
Merry Christmas Noah!
Lexie loves her new fuzzy slippers!
Maddie modeling her new hat and fuzzy art!
What else? Legos!
And more Legos for Austin!
KG and a a new animal - branching out with an elephant!
Harrison joined the Lego club this year!
Sam liked the wrapped effect better I think. HA!
Sophie has had fun with her new princess wand! It's computerized!
A big boy car! Wowzers Sully man!
Happy kids at the end of the night...
Madeline made Auntie Sarah an ornament for her tree!
Sarah was in charge of dessert so she of course, came up with this brainstorm. A HUGE ICECREAM SUNDAE! And was is ever huge. A whole gallon of vanilla ice cream and every possible topping you can imagine. It was actually kinda pretty before they stirred it. It just got bigger and bigger and messier and messier, and finally I left the room for sanity's sake. But not before I snapped all of these! :)
Well, I'm sure these captions won't post right, but I'm working on figuring all that out. Thanks for the advice I've gotten so far. And don't worry - no more Christmas!