Christmas Eve {2015}

It really is the most wonderful time of the year, am I right? The excitement, the anticipation, the family time. I love it all.

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We had a late lunch / early dinner with our families and then it was time for the gift exchange. Adults draw for adults, kids draw for kids. When Emma opened this gift- it was the definition of the magic of giving gifts. She was so beyond excited!

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Tonight is the night our elf Trixie leaves to go back to the north pole until next Thanksgiving. This is the one night a year that the kids can touch the elf and say good bye. They wanted to take pictures with her.

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And then we gathered all of the cousins together for the traditional Christmas Eve picture before calling it a night.

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This is the first year that Tyler didn’t get matching jammies, he’s a teenager now and the sizes don’t go up that high. So grown up!

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!!!

CCard

5 comments

  1. Heather @ HeatherRunsFast.com says:

    I love the idea of a gift exchange! Makes total sense with a big family. I need to bring this idea up to my fam. And I LOVE the family Christmas card. I can’t wait to do that next year when I have a little more time to get them done haha! Merry Christmas!

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