Christmas 2017

6 days, y'all! 6 days left until Christmas morning! I'm so excited. I would be so upset with myself if I didn't squeeze in a Christmas Blog post for memories. It's James Kate's first Christmas and those two little love bugs pictured below are the most wonderful gift of all this year. We are down South in GA right now celebrating with my family over multiple meals, multiple church services, and 1 trip to see Rudolph at Stone Mountain! We fly back next week and head straight to Paul's parent's house to celebrate with his family. I'm so thankful we extend the holidays with loved ones all the way through the new year. 

I decorated with restraint this year (believe it or not!) and actually didn't even open two boxes of Christmas decorations in the attic. Just left them up there...they'll feel like new ones next year! I refreshed the decorating with a few rolls of blush ribbon from Michaels and a handful of ornaments from Target. With little ones, I'm using less fragile ones on our tree, and leaving the keepsakes in storage until they are a little older.

Roswelle has been loving the idea of gift giving this year. I had a few holiday boxes that I brought down and she has had so much fun putting presents (toys and trinkets) in them for us to open every day, all day. She also loves playing with the manger scene, rearranging it often. And finally is really excited for RUDOLPH to come to her house on Christmas Eve.

James Kate is loving eating food and drinking milk. being held. sleeping though the night on a regular basis (finally!!). she'll be the first one up this year on Christmas morning, starting the day off around 5:30am most likely. I plan to have some snuggles with her in front of the tree with a cup of coffee before the excitement starts.

Hopefully I will be able to blog more in the new year, because it really is something that I love. Until then, Merry Christmas and Happy new year!