Philippians 4:4-9
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. and the peace of God which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things. The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas Fun

We had a last day change of plans at our house, when Drew volunteered to cover for someone at work on Christmas morning. It gave the other guy time at home on Christmas day with his family and Drew got double time pay! Bonus for everyone.

So we surprised the kids with a Christmas Eve opening of presents.

As you can see they thought it was a good idea and I believe this little change of plans really helped us to avoid the over kill of excitement and activity on Christmas day.
Three of the kids getting their stockings.
Caleb and Hannah with some crazy modeling of their new pajama pants made by big sister Erinn.
Drew with his new quilt I made a couple of months ago.
And this made all the effort worth it.
Seriously!
My sweet husband with his knives he has been wanting for years.

I would put some of me with my gifts, but my 'sweet' husband was having fun taking pictures of me yawning and such! Guess you will miss out on those-LOL
Snuggling with Drew's new blanket.
On Christmas Hannah received her Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy doll lovingly made by Grandma.
My sister, Carol, and her husband, David, came for the day too. Carol was fighting a migraine all day and was quite the trooper.
Oh and by the way, yes, my sister is married to a David too.
Oh and so is my little sister!
Yep, all three of us married David's--kinda strange, but it makes family gatherings fun!
Dad and their new puppy, Anna.
Hoping your day was filled with as many fun memories as ours was!

2 comments:

Mama D.'s Dozen said...

3 Davids ... that's pretty crazy. Our Jeremiah just married an Ashleigh, and Gregg is dating an Ashley. So, we may get a couple of Ashleigh's in our family.


Laurel

Hilltrain said...

Are your eyes "moist" in the pic of Drew hugging you??? :)

David's been wanting knives for YEARS??? What a practical, patient guy!