Friday, December 26, 2008

The Big Day

It was a multi-phase Christmas for us again this year - on Christmas eve we opened all the packages that came in the mail (a big thanks to Janette & Dave, Sol & Philippe, Paul & Lynn, Great-Gran & Brian, and the Bridge family for making it to the post office on time) That evening Guy and Lucy swapped goodies as quiet adults by the fireside (without the fire...) The next morning, Alice opened all of the gifts that Santa brought for her and Estelle (what a great big sister) We then made the trip to Gran and Grandad's to celebrate with Auntie Katherine, Uncle Ben, Unky G and Lindsay. The girls were of course spoiled by everyone, and Guy and Lucy took advantage of all those playmates and rocking hands to get some rest.

We hope you had a very merry Christmas, and that our Christmas cards make it to you before Valentine's day (a special apology to the Bredbury Potters for an extra late card... we've been busy!)

Assessing the goods
Opening with lightning speed
The incredible dolly clothes knitted by Great- Gran...

And modeled by baby Atuna
One of the many snuggles
Alice has a go at nursing her doll
Grandad and his littlest
A big toy from Unky G and Lindsay
Exhausted from upwrapping and appreciating
Miss Wriggles
Another one for me?
Christmas stockings
Part Santa - Part rockaholic

Meeting Lindsay for the first time

Does he look tired?


Anonymous said...

And a Merry Christmas was had by all. Alice and Estelle, your gifts are at pepe and meme's. There to stay for when you visit the prairies and play with. What a gift you both are. Miss you guys.

Anonymous said...

We had a loely Christmas with the family,Alice summed it up when she said her new word WOW!!! Lots of love Gran @ Grandad xxxxx

Anonymous said...

Great photos! I had such an amazing Christmas with you all. I'm so glad I got to spend some quality time with you and meet Estelle! Alice, I had a fantastic time playing with you and you made me feel very welcome! Thanks for making my day so special and I look forward to our next visit. Happy New Year!

Lots of Love,

Lindsay xoxo

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