Mom always does such pretty tables!
Laying out the spread for Christmas Eve dinner!
Nick & Jake W from church came over -- it was so very nice to have them!
Kathryn cuddled up on her daddy and fell asleep! :) Cutie!
She really enjoyed opening presents! :)
I laid my gifts out, then slipped upstairs to bed with a merry heart...
I really liked the wrapping I used this year! ;)
Next: Christmas Day!
A beautiful girl...
...out to explore the wilds...
...for boughs & berries to decorate the house!
Pears! From Uncle Fred & Aunt Catherine!!
Working on "Behold Your God" together :)
Deborah's nail art :)
We went to a lovely hymn sing with church people -- reading Scripture and singing songs about the most wonderful Gift of all: Jesus Christ!!!!
Friday evening, we attended the viewing for a family friend who suddenly passed away. :(
The next day, we attended her funeral. Our prayers are with her family in this terribly, terribly difficult time.
Mrs. B -- so sweet to get to talk to her!
A fun little baby!
Daddy's home this week (what FUN!), and is doing some very needed work on our bathroom -- replacing the shower & surrounding drywall!
We sure are grateful for this great guy!
A darling letter in the mail from a friend... so many fun & merry letters in our mailbox in this wonderful season!