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Christmas pics

Here we are on Christmas morning, peeking out from my perspective. Santa brought me a new digital Canon camera, so this is the first picture I took. This gift was on my lap, which is sporting some cute chandelier pajama bottoms. Here's my sweet husband, reading all about his new GPS unit, a TomTom brand. He loves it although it kept falling off the windshield at first. I'm planning to borrow it for my road trip to Dallas tomorrow as I'll be at a leadership conference for the next three days for TPC.
Christopher and Lindsey are comparing their loot from Santa. They both got iPods as their main Santa gift. Santa likes digital things, obviously.
Here's another view of our upstairs tree, the one that Lindsey decorated.
Here's Daddy filming the kids looking at what Santa brought them.
"Look what I got!" Christopher says.
Completely unrelated to Christmas, with the exception that it has red and green paint, I want to draw attention to the art on the wall behind the kids. I'm not sure how closely anyone can see the original art above the plaid chair, but it's a beautiful watercolor piece that we got as a wedding gift from Kelly's aunt, a generous and talented relative named Maryann Judd. The subject of the piece is the Lehi Roller Mills, before there a lot of places were built around it. The matting around the artwork is in Christmas colors. I must have designed our game room around the colors in this piece of art. I love it.
To keep them as snug as a bug in a rug, I gave each of the kids one of these soft and squishy bears to comfort them the night before Christmas. Lindsey named hers Cocoa and Christopher was trying to think of a name for his bear. My granddad's middle name was Brown, so that's the name he chose, after my suggestion. They now take Brown and Cocoa to bed with them every night to snuggle with.

Comments

Heidi said…
Cool watercolor, I love original art, especially when it has meaning behind it.
Awesome! what a fun day. I'm sooo jealous of your chandelier pj's. I looked at every old navy in the area for those in my size and they're out everywhere. I love love love chandeliers (you should see my make-up bag). So cute!
Found the pj's :) *YAY* we can be twins. Maybe we should take pics during our girls weekend trip in our matching pj's??? ha ha.
Julie said…
I hope you had a great time at Leadership! I can't wait to hear all about it and see the new stuff! I know we talked about doing a show in January but can we schedule one for February? :)
Family Life said…
Kelly, I loved all your photos. Looks like you all enjoyed yourselves. Ditto on staying home for the holiday. There's something special to be said for waking up on Christmas morning to your own Christmas tree. :) I hope you had a great time at your leadership meeting.

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