Saturday, December 26, 2009

A Wonderful Christmas

We began our Christmas celebration a bit early. Kaitlyn and Chris came up for a visit and we opened our gifts with them on the 18th. It was wonderful to have them home and have the family all together again. Our family had not been together since July, at the time of the wedding. We had a wonderful visit. Here are pictures from the 18th.

Jadyn received a Barbie car from Bryan, and she loved it.

Chris and Kaitlyn

Lauryn and Aaron

How special.
Our wonderful 6. Lauryn & Aaron, Bryan with Jadyn, Chris & Kaitlyn
Their silly picture. See what we have to deal with? :)

Here is Jadyn, by the tree on Sunday the 20th.
Here is Alan on Christmas Eve, clearing snow from the driveway. The snow storm came in waves, and I am not totally sure what the total snowfall may be. It's at least 12", and it was still coming down tonight, even though it was supposed to be done. Very MinneSNOWta!
Here is Jadyn, enjoying the snow on Christmas Eve. She's been out there for a bit of play on most days. She loves it!

We had such a wonderful Christmas and wonderful celebrations with family and friends. What a joyful time. We are very blessed.


Gail said...

Beautiful pics of your beautiful family, Laura.

Have a great rest of the weekend!

sunshine said...

Great pictures! That's wonderful that you were able to have everyone home!

a Tonggu Momma said...

Y'all know how to stretch out the celebration! And you are SO right... the best of all the gifts is the presence of a happy family.

Dori's Mommy (Diana) said...

Looks like you had a wonderful Christmas. You got lots of snow!

Jean said...

Merry Christmas! The snow was so much fun on Christmas- so pretty and fun to play in!

I love the pic of all your kids together! It feels so good to have all of them home!! Someday we will be celebrating "Early" or "Late" so we can all be together!

Sue said...

Love the family pictures....and I love the do the younger girls.....

Kristy said...

Oh gosh these pictures are beautiful!!! Have a happy and blessed new year my friend.

Love and blessings, Kristy