|making gingerbread houses, crafting gingerbread men, getting in hot tub, watching a movie, playing in the "dusting of snow", running around and screaming with cousins...it was quite a day we had at grandmas...!|
|we had christmas early at my parents. around the 15th...|
caroling at a couple neighbors homes, we might have to make it a yearly tradition.
the kids loved it.
|ruby in her school play as a 'happy helper'. so fun|
|the tinies all polished up for church services!|
|and the adults...i know i look WAY pregno here, but its just the angle yo'|
|christmas eve with the Chambers family. we had an awesome dinner that we both contributed to and the kids put on a program that night too. so fun.|
|santas cookies/milk, christmas pj's and pillowcases from their aunt echo in south carolina! they loved them!|
|of course his fav was this huge police car from costco with lights and noises and the whole bit. |
could have EASILY stopped there....
|christmas bath after getting home from a chilly dixie rock hike!!|
|we arrived the next day in CALI wha-whoot!! aunt kimby was instantly attacked!|
|grandma di made the cutest little scarf for rubes and kimby made the hat...they are SO dang talented.|
liam was in high heaven with imagine X planes and charlie, well you know the story...CARS=HAPPINESS
|riding in the "BIG" bike at golden gate park|
|yes we DID celebrate charlie's birthday... |
i feel so bad, its gonna stink the rest of his life to have a december 26th birthday!
i really am changing it, i really am.
|day 3 we ventured out to the beach! man was it pretty cold...but the kids had to have their go in the water still...|
|chasing waves and getting chased...|
|i could have stayed ALL day had it been just a titch warmer or if the sun had been out...|
i love the ocean so much...
|of course we had to stop by Phils Fish Market for lunch...|
the best were the deep fried artichoke hearts...yummy
clam chowder and calamari...
|what a happy bunch... thanks anthony for smiling!!|
|we went to a DRAGON-HOW TO TRAIN production in San Jose..|
thanks rocky for hooking us up with tickets!!
it was way way way cool. i loved it as much as the kids.
here are their scary dragon faces... ha!
|ruby so loves her aunties!!|