Sunday, January 20, 2013

First Christmas

I have a feeling Christmases will never be the same!  Kate was pretty young this year to know all that was going on, but even still... I can tell this is going to be so fun :)

We went to Kansas to be with John's family for Christmas and were joined by some of his extended family from New Jersey.  It was a full house and so much fun!  Kate was the only little one there, so she got loads of love and attention.

Cuddling with Aunt Addie & Uncle Grant

Rocking out with Uncle Robert at church

Giggling with Grandma & Grandpa

Admiring Gigi's watch

Getting tickled by Ashley

Rolling on the floor with Greg

Getting gobbled up by Andres

Playing the piano with Daddy

In the rocker Grandma & Grandpa refinished

On Christmas Eve we all went to church for a candlelight service, and then came back home for dinner.  Kate slept while we all cooked and then ate. lots of yummy food.  I woke her back up to open gifts, which went great for about 45 minutes... but then she was ready to go back to bed and apparently wait for Santa there.

Dressed up for church on Christmas Eve

So fun seeing our friends from TX

A Shaida tradition... Great Grandma reading The Christmas Story

Opening a fun playhouse from Gigi

She loved her pink vanity set from Aunt Mary

Such cute clothes from Grandma & Grandpa

Stocking hat and a pull along frog from Mommy & Daddy

Aunt Audrey got Kate 12 different books... one for 
each month of the year - such a cute gift idea :)

Whew... all tuckered out

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!!

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