Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Our Christmas- 2010

What a great weekend, I can't believe it has already come and gone though! Christmas eve was spent with coffee, baking vegan cupcakes, a marathon of  A Christmas Story and a whole lot of wrapping. Micah and I have always left all of our wrapping until Christmas eve. This year we started the new tradition of baking cupcakes. I just love Christmas eve! One of the best nights of the year.
We had a very humbling Christmas this year. We kept it small and stuck to our budget (For the most part.. You know how that goes.) After all was said and done, I still think it was a little too much though. The kids got overwhelmed after the first couple of gifts. Brighton had no interest in opening any of his presents, he just wanted me to do it for him so he could play asap. Levee on the other hand had a blast opening his gifts! I love how excited he gets over the smallest of things. One of their gifts was a pack of new socks: 

Levee: "WOW Mamma! New socks!?" With complete enthusiasm. It was so cute! I love how grateful and excited they are for everything at this age. (2 years 9 months) The biggest hit and their favorite gift was.... Their cute Pillow Pets:

The Bee was Brighton's and the Lady Bug was Levee's. It made my day to see their excitement to finally get their Pillow Pets! Levee has been asking for one for a while now.  And has taken it everywhere with him since he got it!

This Christmas was just awesome. I am so thankful for my Family, our health, my amazing parents, everything. I love that this time of year really reminds us how much we all really have to be thankful for. I had the opportunity to help out a Family in need here in Utah this year. My friend Anna and I made stockings for three kiddos ages 5, 3 and 2 years old along with their Uncle who is 26. Their story is heart breaking. It was so wonderful to have been able to help them out!

Our tree Christmas morning:

They loved their Christmas jammies from Grandma! I love Brighton's face in this:

Levee playing with one of Micah's gifts.. Yep. That's an Ab wheel, per his request. I spent forever looking for that thing in Target! Ended up getting the last one:

Brighton was excited for all of the wrapped gifts! Even the ones that weren't his.. Cutie.

 Levee playing with his Fur Real pet. He got the Polar Bear and Brighton got the cute little Penguin.

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas weekend! And I hope 2011 is a great year for all of us.



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  3. Awesome!

    Vegan cupcakes sound yummy! Did you know Tracy is vegan? She has a ton of recipes on her blog!

  4. Sounds like a great Christmas! Precious family!

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  6. Glad you had a great Christmas!
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