The day after Christmas, we drove to Middleton, TN, to spend time with Mitch's family.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
We had a couple of unhappy kids for this picture of the grandkids with my Mom. We took several shots, but didn't have a good one in the bunch.
Christmas morning is my favorite thing about the Christmas season. Waking early is not one of my favorite things, however. But, I remember being a kid and being so excited that I couldn't even sleep. So, I have pity on my children and let them wake us up at 4:30 to open presents.
Alec was thrilled with his MSU cowbell!!
Kirsten took one look at Alec's bell and looked for another package the same size and opened her cowbell and was just as excited.
More MSU gear, now we are ready for the Gator Bowl!
Kirsten looks pretty in her new coat. Unfortunately, it was a little tight in the sleeves, so we will be returning this one.
We made our annual trip to Cotton Plant to see the awesome Christmas display.
Alec poses with the GRINCH!!
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
On Saturday afternoon, we took the kids to watch The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. This is the third installment of the Narnia series. It was awesome. I have not read the book since I was a lot younger and I don't remember anything about it, but the movie was very entertaining.
On Saturday, we were invited to spend the morning at the Coffee Addict with the Spartan girls and their moms. We all got to drink coffee, hot chocolate, or smoothies and then the girls had a great time decorating Christmas cookies.
These two are so crazy -- they have been talking awhile about being mind links, so one of them crocheted this mind link for them to wear. The shirts were not really planned either, thus proving the true mind link that they have.
Last Thursday, we attended a party for all Spartans and their families. It was great fun. The kids don't need to have a reason to get together, they just love to be together. We all met at the Skate Zone so the kids could skate and then exchange ornaments as well as other gifts.
Kirsten with some of her friends.
Alec was so excited to see everyone again.