We "started" off having lunch with Ian's family. I say "started" because Ian actually worked half a day. But, we had a 1pm lunch with Ian's family, then opened presents. That order would have actually happened if there weren't unwrapped legos sitting out with Connor's stocking. As soon as he saw those, he checked out of the whole lunch thing.
^^ The kid couldn't even look away from his legos for a picture with his mom.
After gifts, Ian's mom had stuff set up for the kids to decorate cookies...or really just to get the kids all hopped up on sugar just before taking them to church!
After church, the four of us headed home. I made chicken noodle soup in the crockpot and it was sitting at home waiting to warm our bellies. It was nice to head home so early on Christmas Eve. It gave us a chance to bathe the kids, then read them the real Christmas story and a fun one about santa as well. As a bonus, we were able to tuck them into bed on time so they got plenty of rest for the long day ahead of them on Christmas.
^^ I know her eyes are closed, but I love that big smile!
For those of you that wondered about the chaos that goes into getting a picture of two little people together, here you go...
There are actually more pictures of this too. They ended up wrestling, so neither was looking at the camera. Oh the memories being made!
Next up, Christmas...but at this point, that will have to wait until next year. I hope you all have a safe and fun time ringing in 2014. Happy New Year!
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