Anyhoo…..It’s finally time to post some pics from our actual Christmas morning Christmas (we were blessed to have two other extended family Christmas celebrations as well.)
Christmas morning was very quiet and without frills. Since it fell on a Sunday we were busy getting ready for church and getting ready to lead worship. It was just Dave, Lily, myself, and my sister Becca. We had opened most of our presents at our previous two family get-togethers so there weren’t very many left under the tree. That was just fine with me. I was just so happy to get to spend time with my lovely sister and wonderful husband.
This year I made my sisters one present each. I made Rachel a picture frame tray like the one I made here, and for Becca I made a chicken wire earring holder like this one. Actually, the day before Becca had asked how I made mine and had hinted she would like one. Little did she know that there was already one wrapped and waiting for her under the tree!
I got Dave more Blackhawks gear since he is such a huge fan! I also got him a ginormous tin of Danish butter cookies from Costco since he loves them so much. We’ll see how long it takes for him to eat his way through all of ‘em.
Unfortunately Dave was, and still is, really sick during Christmas. He’s been battling a nasty cold and fever for almost a week now so your prayers for him are appreciated!
Lily got some treats and toys and a BIG bed. I mean BIG. Lily is a 52 pound dog, which is definitely not small. The bed swallows her up. And the best part is that it was only $19.99 from Costco! Lily loves beds. She has 3. I also got her these doggie pajamas (fast forward to today, I bought them on Christmas clearance at Target). Look at these pictures and tell me that this is not the cutest thing in the world.
The button butt flap! Oh my goodness!
Haha she doesn’t look too excited here.
My sweet Lily girl. Love her.
See? GIANT bed!
She loves this bed so much. I’ll try to post the video of her seeing it for the first time. It was priceless.
As for me, my big present was my new camera. Which.I.Love. I also got an awesome tripod and something I’ve wanted for a looong time. The Willow Tree nativity set. My parents bought it for me and I’m so in love with it. It’s my favorite representation of the nativity by far.
Overall, we had a very wonderful, blessed, joyous, and merry Christmas season. It was, as most holidays are, pretty exhausting. And what’s the best way to relax from all the coming-and-going? A nap with your favorite furry friend.
I didn’t even know Dave took this picture until I was uploading other photos onto my computer.