Thursday, December 30, 2010

Christmas Recap-- With Lots of Pictures.

Wednesday, December 22 was Christmas with my Dad's side of the family.  We had a great time with the whole gang.  For the past few years, Christmas has been the only time I see my aunt, uncle, and cousins, so it was nice to see them and hang out for a while.

My brother Drew

Drew and me

Drew, me, and our cousins, Ella and Erin

The twins-- they were quite entertaining!

Uncle Allen, Aunt Angela and the twins

The whole gang




Then on Christmas Day, we had Christmas morning at my parents' house then went to my other grandma's in the afternoon to celebrate with my mom's side of the family.

Maggie loved her present.  She's a great present-opener.

My brother got me some Benefit makeup that I wanted since his girlfriend works for them (thanks Morgan!)

Drew got a bunch of stuff for his new place.

My mom always has a gorgeous tree.

You can (kinda) see the spread we had for Christmas lunch-- all Mexican themed!  It was DELICIOUS.  Recipes and more to come later.

The whole crew

 My grandma and step-grandfather opening their new digital camera!

 My grandma's little Christmas tree.  Isn't it cute?

 I had my Uncle Mike's name for Christmas, who literally only wants gift cards to Lowe's every year.  So, this year, I followed this tutorial and made a snow globe with the card inside!

My brother was super-thoughtful this year in his gift giving all around.  He had my mom's name and made her some CDs with a bunch of songs she wanted.

Then, it was BIRTHDAY TIME!  It's true.  I was born on Christmas Day.  I get asked all the time if it's horrible, but it's really not.  I like it.  No one ever forgets, I'm always with my family, and I never have to work.  So, it turns out pretty good for me.

Hope you guys all had a great Christmas!


  1. Happy late birthday! Glad you had a great Christmas. I loved looking at all the photos-you are beautiful:-)

  2. Love the pictures!! Looks like you had a great Christmas and birthday!! Happy New Year!


  3. I can't wait until Christmas this year. I'm looking forward to spending it with your family, and looking forward even more to spending it with you!