Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Our Christmas

Time to play catch up! We had a fantastic Christmas filled with family, friends, and happiness. Of course this was Lucy's first Christmas and she was spoiled beyond belief. She had no clue what was going on but it was still so fun to have her with us. We especially loved that Santa came to our house for the first time in a long time. Here is a recap of our holiday.

We bought our tree the first Saturday of December. It was cold, but Lucy stayed nice and toasty dressed as a 'red bowed reindeer'. She loved looking at our decorated Christmas tree.

We stopped by Temple Square to see the Christmas display in all its glory. It never disappoints.

As tradition goes, we had an ugly sweater party with our friends. We enjoyed good company, good food and a white elephant party that left us with a live mouse. Lovely. We let it out in a field before we left because there was no way in you-know-what that that thing was coming home with us.

We headed to CA to spend Christmas with my family. It was a blast as always. Lucy did great on the way down there. She slept the whole time and never made a peep. She's an angel I tell ya! She loved the non stop attention she received all week long, and we enjoyed having other people hold her during meals.

I was able to grab some breakfast with friends from high school while I was down there. I loved catching up with everyone!

The next morning, my friend Jacque and baby Luke came over to play.

Ash was also able to meet Lucy for the first time! They loved each other. Reese, on the other hand, wasn't so excited to share the attention with someone else.

We celebrated Luke's 18th birthday on the 19th! I can't believe my baby brother is 18 years old.

We picked out my parent's Christmas tree and decorated it on Luke's birthday.

Christmas Eve was spent at my Grandma Rita's house. We did a gift exchange and enjoyed a lovely dinner.

Once we got home, Josh and Lucy opened their Christmas jammies. Luke serenaded Lucy on his new ukulele. She LOVES when he plays for her. It's so sweet, she just stares and smiles the whole time. On Christmas morning we opened presents and had a great breakfast.

Christmas night we had my mom's side of the family over. Everyone went crazy over Lucy and we loved seeing her with them.

It was another successful and fun Christmas. It flew by this year, as always, and we loved every second.


Melody's Voice said...

Looks like a great Christmas! How fun it must have been to have Lucy to celebrate all this with!

Ryan and Whit said...

So glad you figured out the picture collages. I love them. What a perfect christmas you had! My fingers are crossed that we will get to see you guys soon. Lucy is a dream!

Chantelle Olsen Peavler said...

Your little family is so cute!! I love ALL the fun things you guys did over the Holidays!! I love how big Lucy is getting! I want to see her before she gets too big! Lets get together!!

Brooke and Matt: said...

Looks like you had a fun Christmas! Little Lucy is precious. Babies make everything more fun!