Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Our Christmas

I know it's almost a week late, but I thought I would share some pics from our Christmas.

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The girls woke around 6:20 on Christmas morning. I managed to keep them from the living room and talk them into going back to sleep for about an hour. They woke and came into the living room to see that Santa had arrived. They were so excited.

This was the first Christmas that T really knew what was going on, so it was fun to watch her. She would tear open one present and move right on to the next.

Here are some pics of them opening their gifts.December 059

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Here is one of T playing with some of her gifts.

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And here is one of R playing with her "potty doll".

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And finally, here is where the dog was hanging out while the chaos was occurring in the living room:

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Diana - FreeStyleMama said...

Very nice!

This is a great post for this week's Family FotoFun Friday meme found here.

Nessa said...

Great pics..but a Potty Doll? My lord what will they think of next?

Happy New Year to you and yours. May it be safe and wonderful and offer many new reasons to smile.

Bridgette said...

They are getting so big, Laura! Glad y'all had a wonderful Christmas!

Sarah said...

Happy New Year!

Minxy Mimi said...

Awww, the girls are getting so big and prettier every day!
Looks like you had an awesome Christmas!

Lisa said...

Happy New year!! I almost forgot to let you know that you have an award waiting for you right here: http://newyorkchica.com/2008/12/i-just-love-getting-awards/

Enjoy & Have a great Thursday!

Bridgette said...

Hey Laura! Left you an award here:

Jenni Jiggety said...

Looks like the girls had a wonderful Christmas!

Happy New Year, Laura!

kailani said...

I think we need a potty doll around here, too. :-) Glad to hear you and your family had a wonderful Christmas.

Thank you for stopping by and for your kind words and support.


Staci said...

Looks like a wonderful Christmas!

I don't blame the dog for hiding out, I'm sure there was quite a bit of excitement.

Jennifer said...

How very adorable! What a great Christmas!

Sondra Behne' said...

Hello Laura

Found your via twitter...so nice to meet you. I see you have two girls and many pink things. You should really check out our pink contest going on right now @

Woman Tribune said...

Wonderful pictures! Thank you so much for sharing your Christmas.

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