It's been a marvelous few days of Christmas celebrations with our family! The last few days of school were a blur of busy-ness but everything got accomplished, with only a few very late nights in between. On Saturday we celebrated with my family at my parents' place, including bowling for a few hours. Then on Sunday our kids came for dinner and we opened presents. After Darrin and Kelsey left for Calgary, some of us went to Christmas Eve service and then we spent the evening eating and playing a few games. It was a wonderful day with the people who matter most to us.
Having grandchildren certainly changes one's outlook on Christmas!! We were all so entertained by Meadow and her smiles. She looked very grownup in her little red plaid dress, matching tam, and black patent shoes! I'll have to get a good picture of her to share. She loved chewing on bows and playing on a blanket on the floor. Helayna had a very long nap while we opened presents and then we got to cuddle with her most of the evening. I was quite content to watch the two of them and revel in their perfectness.
Yesterday we celebrated our neice's 21st birthday with a pool party, which was a great deal of fun. Waterslides, hot tub, food and games made for an evening full of laughs. My sister does plan good parties!!
Today is a day of setting stuff together, which includes getting the TV/DVD/radio unit mounted under the kitchen cupboard. I am looking forward to watching the news and listening to music while I make supper. Bob thinks I'll want to be in the kitchen all the time - that is so not happening!!
Heather is coming over tomorrow and we are hoping to do some scrapbooking. Yeah!!!! Now I'm off to have a nap and try to get rid of this cold.
I hope that each of you have enjoyed a blessed Christmas, surrounded by those you love and thankful for health, treasures, and special moments.