Christmas Eve 2011

Christmas Eve kind of snuck up on us. It just didn’t feel like Christmas…

Instead of putting presents under our tree, we had to put them with our TV so the pup wouldn’t rip them open…

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We wanted to wait to open presents until after dinner…but then we gave Louis his presents and I nagged z until he said ok couldn’t wait any longer!

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“This is my new friend Sam. I love him.” – Louis, the pup

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We thought we might just open one each…and then this happened.

CHRISTMAS CARNAGE!

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One of the highlights from opening gifts was watching z open his stocking sent by his parents.

Inside…one random licorice rope. HAHAHA! I found it quite hilarious.

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After lots of presents it was time to get ready for church!

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Check out my new jewelry! Thanks z :)

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We walked to a church up the street from us for Christmas Eve service. It was really nice to go to church! We were pretty hungry and the service was super long, so we left close to 8pm.

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z fired up the grill while I got the veggie skewers ready.

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Veggies over rice (in preparation for a week of gluttony).

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After dinner we grilled some chestnuts…over an open fire.

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I don’t know if we cooked them long enough because they were a little weird. It was fun to do since the Christmas Song is so iconic. :)Christmas 2011 100

It was a nice Christmas Eve with my boys. Christmas called for an early wake up call, so we went to bad early!

 

Coming up: Christmas recaps!

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