Christmas Eve 2009.


Every Christmas Eve the children open their "Wear" gift which is always a new pair of pajamas. We then take our annual picture in front of the tree. This is my favorite ever. Oliver has a handful of Owen's hair and the shot came out classic, no?

In other news, we had an especially happy Christmas and hope you did too. I woke this morning to falling snow which I am taking as a signal from the universe to slow down this week and enjoy all of my little chicks being home. We're going to watch movies, play games + get together with friends. I will be doing some thoughtful planning on the coming year. I'm all about lists and new beginnings. I'm looking forward to packing away Christmas (halfway there) and scrubbing down the cozy brick house. And organizing! I can hardly wait to whip this happy home back into shape.

Enjoy today dears.

16 comments:

  1. those robot jammies are awesome!
    i love the happy christmas eve chaos of the cozy brick house.
    love, lin

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  2. So cute! Perfect Christmas picture!

    Enjoy your week. I too am taking down the Christmas decorations TODAY! I can't wait to get this house back to some semblance of order.

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  3. Okay, apparently I'm signed in under Hannah's name. This is Tiffani ;)

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  4. LOVE the picture!!
    And thanks for inspiring the "Want. Need. Wear. Read." gift idea. We did it this year for our girls & plan to make it a tradition. It was so fun to put together!!

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  5. Great photo and I need a LOT more of those all year long for your Christmas gift next year!!! :)

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  6. Happy Christmas. I hope you all had some lovely family time, we certainly did. Livsxx

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  7. We always have Christmas eve jammies too. The picture in front of the tree, that happens whenever I remember to get it done.

    It was nice to finally meet you at the Christmas dinner. : )

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  8. What a wonderfully real picture! Everyone looks so happy...even with hair being pulled. I love this week also...packing up, cleaning up, & quieting down. Such a great time of year!

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  9. I'm with you on the organize everything back into shape bit. Have a great week!

    I loved your card...thank you. :)

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  10. Keeping it real I see- this photo is sure to be a favorite through the years. :) My girls open new jammies every Christmas eve too. :) We have been spending lots fo time together too... all too soon they will be back at school and we will be back to our crazy routine. :)

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  11. Sweet Audrey always has the cutest looks on her face! She is so adorable.

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  12. i'm in love with this.... seriously!! you're so right, it's the perfect pre christmas photo. absolutely classic.

    xoxo

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  13. I like the idea of having an annual picture in front of the tree. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  14. Hahhahaha. I love that picture, so cute, The little girl who looks like she's about to fall over is priceless. :)

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  15. i love "wear" present! thanks for sharing. your family is precious ... i'm coming out of stalking!

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