Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Other Random Photos

Our Christmas Dinner Tablescape

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Clare Bear

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Grace right after kicking the soccer ball

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Taking a breather

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Practicing his ninja moves

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Pretending his swords are his skylander wings

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Our Old Emma

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Time for bubbles

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My big Gracie girl

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Clare is getting big too!

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Ninja Jake

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The fun never stops

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First Tooth Lost

A couple of weeks ago, Grace lost her first tooth (and then a few days later she lost her second).  We celebrated with a dinner out and a visit from the tooth fairy.  I can’t believe how big she is getting!

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Getting our tree

So my posts are a little out of order, but I wanted to include these pictures from our outing to cut down a Christmas tree.  We went a couple of weekends before Christmas and had a blast despite the cold!

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Monday, December 26, 2011

Christmas Morning Chaos

Santa came!

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The Aftermath

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With Gree Gree

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Clare in her Dorothy shoes, watching the Wizard of Oz with Glinda and Dorothy

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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas Eve 2011

Everyone was so excited on Christmas Eve.  As soon as Grace woke up, she was asking when Gree Gree would be here.  The kids were bouncing off the walls and it was pouring rain, so George and I took them to Monkey Joe’s, a bounce house play place.  We came back home and got out a Playmobil house that Aunt Chelsea had as a kid.  I remember spending hours playing with it, and so far the kids are having a great time with it.  Even Jake has been playing with the soldiers and knights.

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Gree Gree even gave the dollhouse its own Christmas Eve visitor!

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Christmas Eve pre-Santa

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Opening the annual Christmas PJs and ornaments

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All ready for bed!

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Visit to Santa

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Two days before Christmas, we took the kids to see Santa at the Galleria.  Jacob told him he wants an angry bird, Clare said she wants Dorothy, and Grace said she wants another American Girl doll.  Note to self: do not go visit Santa so close to Christmas.