~sigh~ It’s the day after Christmas. The toys are put together and scattered throughout the house and yard. The food has been fussed over, eaten and the leftovers put into containers for grazing on. The anticipation of Santa’s arrival and which gifts he would bring has come and gone. The fancy dress has been taken from the closet, worn with much pride and been left crumpled on the floor. Christmas…
Here’s a rundown of how it went in the Lang house-
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care…ok, we have no chimney, so they were hung from the bookshelf with lots of lighted candles.
This just might be my favorite gift of the evening. Thanks Mariah!
My brother spent Christmas with us and he brought these snazzy antlers along. They definitely kicked up the holiday spirit!
Christmas morning we went to Mass and JJ and Tristan served together.
The annual Christmas picture in front of the the tree in our church. Everyone’s getting so big! I’m thankful for the remaining little ones!
After church it was time for me to get cooking while the older kids played board games…
…the younger ones played outside…
…and the men drank beer on the roof (I’m still chuckling at this).
After dinner we had guests over for dessert.
It was a very nice Christmas Eve and Christmas day. The house was full and busy and we had some of the required wackiness. I’m calling it a success!
Now, my bags are packed, the house is silent (other than the clicking of the keys on my keyboard) and I’m about to wake Clay to take me to the airport. I’m heading up to Northern Cal for a few days to visit with friends and family and to see an ill friend and help out where I can. Clay will be in charge of the kiddos and the house for the next 3 days….
Have a great day~