Merry Christmas!

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I hope everyone had a great Christmas (if  you celebrate) and a nice long weekend if you don’t!  This was the first Christmas I was without my grandparents and it was bitter sweet.  I was able to spend the holiday with Nick for the first time, but they were surely missed.IMG_0620

Christmas Eve we had Nick’s dad over for dinner.

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We made roasted yams, butternut squash, green beans with mushroom and almonds, onions and pork roast.

For dessert we had local peppermint stick ice cream, gingerbread cookies and Rugge rum balls.

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We all headed out after dinner to find some tacky lights and we were successful!

Christmas morning we opened stockings and presents.

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Sissy enjoyed a head piece as well, but more as a play toy.

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After presents, Nick went to his Dad’s and my mom and I went to church and then to Nick’s mom’s house for dinner.

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Overall it was a great Christmas with new traditions.  I am glad my mom could come and join us and meet more of Nick’s family.  Is new years really only 5 days away??! Time to clean up wrapping paper and anxiously wait for the “snow storm” that is supposedly coming.

Happy Holidays!

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3 Comments on “Merry Christmas!”

  1. Lindsay says:

    aww you did a good job table setting for nick’s dad! everything looks great!

  2. Glad you had a great Christmas. Love the holiday desserts. They are very festive!

  3. Moma Beans says:

    fabulous Christmas love bug! Thank you I hope you are making black eye peas for New Year’s! Mine are soaking


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