That's how I wanted Christmas Day to be, and it was! It's rare that I have both my kids home at the same time and that we actually celebrate Christmas on Christmas Day! Our son and his wife live 800 miles away, our daughter is 200 miles away and the rest of our family is 250 miles away! We often forfeit Christmas at home to be with the rest of the family but this year we had our Christmas at home and then went to see the rest of the family later in the week.
I spotted this guy and knew who it was for
Before we opened gifts my son and daughter in-law fried up this homemade batch of doughnuts for us to eat! They have mashed potatoes as part of the base. The dough was started the night before. They chose to fry them outside on a table so the house wouldn't get smelly from the oil.
They toss them in sugar and then we devoured them!
Our daughter Chelsea who asked for some camping and hiking gear
Our son Ryan posing with a book about Martin Guitars. He's a guitarist in a band on the side.
Our lovely daughter in-law Angela getting some movies she wanted
My husband Dan receiving some fancy libations!
Me getting spoiled with an iPad!
That's what I wanted!
The evening was topped off with good eating! We had a wonderful meal prepared by the kids!
All in all we had a good time, memories were created and happiness and togetherness was achieved!
I think my flame blew out though, I've been fighting a sinus/throat problem and feeling down. I'm laying low and working slowly at putting all the Christmas things away.
I hope your holiday was happy!
Thanks for stopping by,
Our Christmas Tree
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