Christmas as a Family of Three

Merry Christmas!  Did you have a nice holiday?  We were in Utica, New York celerating with my family.  Before I share the pictures and stories from our official Christmas celebration, I wanted to share our small celebration.  The Saturday before Christmas our little family celebrated at home just the three of us.  It was a Christmas morning celebration.  Sean didn’t cook a big lunch/dinner, and instead we just had the excitement of waking up to presents and a Christmas breakfast.  Even though I’m pretty tired these days, I honestly did have trouble falling asleep the night before as if I were the little child of the family.

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I still love our tree.  Even if that top string of lights blew out.

For breakfast Sean made egg casserole, which his family traditionally serves on Christmas morning.  I think I’m okay with egg casserole as the tradition for our family.  My family always had sugar cookies for breakfast and that’s pretty fantastic, too.

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I love opening presents just as much as I love to wrap presents.

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And Wes is wondering why he needed to be surrounded in his presents.

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Someone’s ready for college basketball season. 12.21.14 030 12.21.14 032 12.21.14 034

These two.  I can’t get enough of their conversations.

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I’m with you, Wes, Christmas can be exhausting.  And your cheeks are so kissable!

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The two of us don’t have many pictures together, and I’m a fan of this one!

While all of this was a very fun celebration for our little family this year, I’m excited for Santa Claus and Elf on the Shelf and all of that Christmas magic that comes with having a small child around the holidays.

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