Monday, December 28, 2009

It's a wrap!

Another Christmas over and gone. Bah. Where does the time go?*

Christmas was great and chaotic all at the same time.

We always spend Christmas Eve at my aunt's house, crowded in her apartment, opening presents and enjoying holiday only foods. This year was no different although I do think, much like Gremlins, we multiplied because it seemed to be more of us than ever.

The more, the merrier right?!

I guess it was that phrase that led to me having 5 extra overnight house guests on Christmas Eve plus an additional 4 on Christmas morning. For the math challenged that would make 12 peeps at my house.

Everyone seemed to love their gifts, including me. S gave me some fabulous stuff including the new Glee soundtrack, The Tudors season 3 DVD(that we've already watched in it's entirety), stainless steel pans, cast iron pan, boots, purse, etc. etc.

He spoils me. And I deserve it.

Lil Sis gave me a Keurig carousel for my k-cups and my middle sis gave me knee socks that are adorable. (I'm wearing a pair today!} My aunt gave me a new Kathy Van Zeeland purse.

I'm carrying the red one that S got me today but trust me when I say it was a tough choice since they are both cute!

Okay, enough bragging. Let's just say I had a great Christmas!

As documented by the 350+ pictures I posted on FB. Woowee! Here are few of my favorites:
Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

It's a wrap! Literally...

*Please tell me I'm not the only one that honestly thinks she is a year younger than she really is & catches herself trying to put the wrong age on forms. All. The. Time.


MoonNStarMommy said...

Happy SITS Monday!!!

Great photos!! I know what you mean about taking so many good ones you just want to share. I have been avoiding our Christmas holiday post because I know I'll have a hard time choosing but that's exactly what I'm going to do in a little bit.

As for the age thing, you are TOTALLY not alone... I have to do the math in my head, then go, nah that's not right, re-do it... gah, I'm THAT old?

Roxane said...

Glad you had a nice Christmas! DOn't worry about the age thing. At the hockey game this weekend the beerman asked me how old I am so I replied "Twenty-ugh-fiv-twenty six!" which prompted him to ask for ID... I just had a birthday! it's hard to keep track LOL

Too Many Hats said...

What an awesome Christmas you had! The pics are great!!! I can never remember how old I am, seriously.

foxy said...

Looks like an excellent time!

CHEERS to a great new year... :)

shortmama said...

Sounds like you had a great Christmas!

Living It, Loving It said...

Great photos. Glad you had a great Christams. Holidays are a great time to have lots of family and in my opinion, the rest of the time, they need to leave us alone.

CaraBee said...

I love the picture of you and S looking lovingly into each other's eyes. I can hear you both saying "awwww." No cheese there. :)

I can't imagine all those extra people in my house. Too crowded for my tastes. Which is why I love that Neil's sister is happy to host all holidays! Maybe someday when we buy my dream house which has a LOT more space, we can talk about hosting. Until then...

Also, pictures of purses and boots are requested. Ahem.

Hot Tub Lizzy said...

Cute cute cute!!!!!!

About the age thing - once I hit 35 I completely lost all track of how old I am. I always have to ask the girls.

And yes, we need pics of boots and purses!

Heather said...

Great pictures; you are spoiled rotten, and yes, you totally deserve it!

My favorite gift: a Keurig of my very own! Joe actually paid attention (I didn't even have it on my list...)

Glad you had such a great family-filled holiday, despite the blizzard!

Maven said...

"He spoils me and I deserve it" - LOVE IT!! And nice gift.

Thanks for sharing your Christmas with us.

Happy New Year!

WhisperingWriter said...

The Tudors! I LOVE that show.

I can't wait for season 4 to start in April.

Kat said...

I should have the first disc of the Tudors arriving tomorrow. I wonder if I will be allowed to watch it :-)

I cannot imagine that many people at my house on Christmas morning...especially if I didn't plan on it!

Alex said...

The Tudors is a bit rude for my kiddie full household tee hee. (Been sneaking entourage on my computer when the kiddies are in bed, though).

As for the age thing? I believe I will be 32 for the next 8 years LOL!

*~Dani~* said...

Despite the fact that I put my age on a form multiple times a day, if asked how old I am, I start to look like a deer in headlights. I just cannot keep track.

That, lady, is a LOT of presents and a lot of wrapping. Hats off to you!

mommaof4wife2r said...

how much fun! and i love the pics! cute and adorable and even a little hilarious! glad you got a little spoiled!

The Royal Family said...

WOW those are awesome photos, I love the kiddums... :) and you and S being all lovey dovey... HEE HEE


Thanks for sharing, see you soon

Shannon said...

Forget the boots & purses... where's the pic of the knee socks?! ;)

Glad you had a good Christmas. I was totally spoiled by my mother-in-law... diamond earrings and bracelet.

It's really nice to be somebody's favorite ;)

Christina said...

I'm playing blog catch up since we were sick so expect lots of comments.

The age things is me too... I actually have to stop and think what year I was born and do the math.