Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Catching Up

Patrick turned six!!! and was so excited he woke up three times in the wee morning hours asking if it was his birthday yet!

He asked for pizza and an angel food cake for his birthday dinner and dessert.  His birthday was also the last day of school before Christmas break so he had double the celebration that day.  

Our Christmas:
I put this Christmas Eve after Mass dinner together with the help of Jeff, because Janey was so darn fussy I couldn't put her down for a second the days before Christmas. (Why molars now, this week???:)
I burnt two things I was excited to make....like to a crisp, throw out the pan burnt.
But we had way more than enough and most of us were too excited to eat much anyways.

Santa came!

7 a.m.  




Patrick's eyes popped out of his head when he unwrapped his Mitch McGary uniform.  He has worn it every day since, and was by far his favorite present ever.

 A poker game with a big pot.

And I thought this was hilarious, if not a little creepy.

 We had a great Christmas, I hope you did also!

11 comments :

  1. So glad you had a wonderful Christmas!! We did too, but I am so looking forward to Downton Abbey starting next week!

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  2. The picture on the stairs makes me laugh because it is the same one I have had for so many years. Even when living out on their own my girls would always sleep over on Christmas Eve, sometimes all in the same bed. They would never go downstairs until we were all up and ready to see if Santa came. lol

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  3. The picture on the stairs makes me laugh because it is the same one I have had for so many years. Even when living out on their own my girls would always sleep over on Christmas Eve, sometimes all in the same bed. They would never go downstairs until we were all up and ready to see if Santa came. lol

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  4. Great pictures! Looks like a fantastic Christmas was had by all!!

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  5. So fun! My only question is why are you Buckeyes wearing Michigan gear? signed a Hoosier married to a Buckeye:)

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  6. I can not believe that Patrick is 6!!!! Where has the time gone? And little Janey is your twin Sarah. She looks so much like you. So glad you had a great Christmas.

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  7. That last picture was hilarious!! I was also excited to see the picture of all your kiddos at the top of the stairs waiting on Christmas morning. That has also been a long-time tradition in our family and from when my dad was little (all 8 of his brothers and sisters). Waiting at the top waiting for the announcement from mom and dad that Santa indeed had came!! I plan on carrying on that tradition with my kids if we ever live in a house that isn't a ranch. The magic of Christmas morning and the best mess ever to look at are some of the best times. Merry belated Christmas and an ever so nice New Year to you and your family!!

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  8. We bought our 6 and 7 year old boys Rip Riders based off of your recommendations in your "Favorite Toys" post. They have been a huge hit! Thank you! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  9. I'm glad I'm not the only mom who lets her baby girl sit smack in the middle of the table! It's her favorite place when we are doing anything there! Here's to a less hectic new year!

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  10. luv janey in the middle of the poker game!

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  11. i bought the airplane book (your recommendation) as a christmas present for my nephews.....

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