Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Our Christmas

The week after Thanksgiving I was on a mission to find a Christmas tree out in the wild. While Jeff was at work, I got the desire to hunt it down. My dad pulled in the driveway curious of what I was up to with a saw in my hand. I explained, and he joined me. After scouring the property from one end to the other, we found it. The one and only sorta Christmas tree.

 It turned out exactly how I wanted it. :)
The days leading up to Christmas were warm and fun with my niece, nephews, and sister here.

^One of my new favorite pictures^
 Brennen: Why aw thewr spwinkleth on yow faeth? (referring to Jeff's stubble)

 Then came Christmas morning. 
Jeff and I opened gifts from each other, and enjoyed our first Christmas together.
After Sally got her gifts (including the ham bone), we didn't see her much the rest of the day.

It was beautiful outside, with a thick layer of frost and the sun rising over the trees.

 There was even a doe enjoying the morning rays.

Next was church, where Jeff and my brother-in-law, Phil both had talks. The talks were perfect in keeping the day in perspective. 

Then was the chaos of kids; what makes the day feel like Christmas the most.

 For the afternoon Jeff and I went to his side, for a great meal and more kid chaos. It was great! And my mother-in-law made us something I'll soon share. I love it. I love Christmas.

 Oh, these girls are adorable.

We are sad to not get to see everyone, but Jeff just got on four 10s at work, meaning...LONG WEEKENDS! The list of mini adventures is growing in my mind.

Next is New Years, and Jeff and I have some VERY special plans in Cincy. 
Jingle Jangle Every One!

1 comment:

Jules Isaacs said...

These outdoor shots are breathtaking. I need more nature in my life. Screw you, Idaho, you just don't compare. In Nampa, anyway.