Thursday, December 25, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 87 - 13 Things About Our Christmas Eve


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Three Christmasey sister/cousins.



- 2

Auntie stirs the lobster bisque. Mmm...

























- 3

Hugs for new arrivals.










- 4

Time to fill the plates with our Christmas Eve Feast!










- 5

I wait all year for this...






And much jollity ensues.











- 6

Mmm...time for squares and coffee.









- 7

Time to move to the music room.




Our trio of myself, my sister and my mom sing The Night before Christmas.




My sister sings Christmas Time is Here (Charlie Brown Christmas.)




Out come the rhythm instruments. Even more jollity ensues.




My cousin Julianne's daughter plays a flute duet with her Nanny.




My cousin Charlie's and fellow blogger Heather's daughter plays a guitar duet with her granddad.





Clap-clap-clap-clap-clap-clap-clap





- 8

Christmas Eve is magical for kids.



















- 9

In our family, silliness is seriously encouraged.







- 10

Hugginess is also a family trait.













- 11

Chatting and chatting...




...and chatting and chatting...









- 12

When you're little, Christmas Eve can tucker you out.

















- 13

Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas to you!

Happy Holidays!

With love from my husband and I to you.

12 comments:

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Merry Christmas, my friend! I love that silliness is taken seriously in your house; that's how homes are best, I think.

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

How fun. May you and yours have a very Merry Christmas Julia. Big hug. :)

Travis said...

Thanks so much for letting us join in your holiday celebration!

Annette Gallant said...

Merry Christmas, Julia! Thanks for sharing your pics with us. Last night looked like a lot of fun!

Bobbi said...

Merry Christmas, Julia - to you and yours!! I hope it was a special one!

Shelley Munro said...

Merry Christmas, Julia. I loved seeing Christmas at your place.

Heather said...

That is Great Julia, It was a lot of fun and Your Mom's Christmas Dinner Was fantastic Also.

Alice Audrey said...

Merry Christmas! Looks like you'll have a good one.

Akelamalu said...

Oh lovely family photos! Merry Christmas to you and your husband m'dear. x

Karina said...

Merry Christmas Julia, looks like it was a fabulous time!

Amy Ruttan said...

Merry Christmas my fanastic spirit twin! Hugs to you and your family.

Bogsider said...

Merry Christmas to you as well - some days late, I am aware ;-) I just got back home from a long Christmas stay at my parent's place. It was nice, but it is also VERY nice to be back home again. It looks like you had a wonderful Christmas :-)