Friday, December 31, 2010

Christmas Day...

Christmas Eve we didn't get the kiddos to bed until almost 11- I was so proud of Eli because he really wasn't that must have been because of all of the attention he was getting. When we got back to my parent's house, Eli was very upset that he had to leave his tractor; we reassured him that he could ride it again first thing in the morning.
After the kiddos were down, the "adults" (me, Chris, Brad, Alison and my parents) stayed up for our Christmas exchange.
Christmas morning we all woke up, said "bye" to Brad, Alison and Miss Emma and then made our annual Christmas breakfast. While Chris and I were cooking, Eli was playing on his new tractor...again.

After breakfast I laid down for a little bit while Chris loaded the car and packed our stuff. I lifted a ceiling fan that I probably wasn't suppose to and pulled all kinds of muscles...Christmas Eve I could bearely walk, but Christmas morning I felt better until after breakfast...then it was pretty bad again.

When we were all loaded we headed to Canyon to spend the rest of the day with Chris' family!
We got there around noon and Eli played outside practically all afternoon.

Later our nieces and nephew got there! 

Followed by Derek and his crew... 

We all opened gifts together and snacked.
Here is another round of super-cute daddy/Eli pictures that make my heart melt; Chris is just a wonderful father. 

Miss Addy Grace came next with Tim and Amber! I have to say that I was a little jealous of her coat and hat- look how adorable she is! 

Tim wanted to show-off a gift from a client...we have got to have some made for Chris next year! Priceless! 

Here is Addy showing off her paint can! I made one for all of our nieces and nephews... 

Around 9 we left Canyon and headed back home.
It was really great to see and spend time with everyone! Eli loves his cousins sooo much. He asked about them for days.