Merry Christmas!

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Picture perfect, am I right?

Amelie figured out which presents were hers pretty fast. “A-M-E-L-I-E spells Ah-mo-me!!!”

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“Elsa” had a very good Christmas and yes, we are full on in Frozen mode over here.

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Cade loved his books, garbage truck and tunnel from Grandma. He exclaimed “Oh my goodness!” as he opened presents. It was so adorable, I almost fainted.

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We set out our stockings for Santa. Oh and I plan to do a Christmas decor post but you know how well I get things done around here.

treeOur considerate Amelie/Elsa/Ice Princess set out the treats for Santa and his reindeer:

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Santa “filled” their stockings (he was stingy because they don’t know any better) but also brought them a new-to-them train table!

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Man, that thing is huge and hard to vacuum around. The kids love it!

Christmas 2016 was magical and sweet but also, as always, real life things crept in like a flat tire, crabby kids, a PMSing Mom, and overeating bloat. I tried to savor the magic and ignore the other stuff but I didn’t do a very good job. Ugh, huh?

I hope you had a love-filled holiday and that the bloat didn’t get you like it did me!

If you are feeling nostalgic like me, a look back on Christmas 2015.

2 thoughts on “Merry Christmas!

  1. Merry Christmas!!! Every holiday photo taken in the world has crabby kids in it, moms that are ready to strangle them, dads who are mad because they had to drive home because they forgot the dip!!!! The perfect people are on medication. ::)) Luckily fond memories only hold on to the happy stuff. Eating good food and laughter. Excitement. thecandace, you are a wonderful memory maker. Lv mamap

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