Saturday, December 31, 2011

Christmas Morning 2011

Ah, Christmas morning... the most anticipated morning of the year. :) Unfortunately, Wade and I were still not feeling great. But, as they say, "the show must go on!"

And, what a show it was!

Our boys are at such fun ages - they made Christmas morning so much fun! Clayton is our early bird, so he was up at 7:30 on the dot. Drew followed around 8, and Owen was up at 8:30 or so. Santa doesn't wrap gifts at our house, so there was plenty for Clayton to see before Drew woke up. Then we got to see Drew's reactions when he woke up. It was great!

Clayton had asked Santa for a basketball goal, Spy Net video glasses, and a safe (IDK...). Drew had asked for a DS, a Mickey Mouse guitar guy, and Smokey the Firetruck. They must have been good little boys, because Santa was very kind. :)

Our table had 4 basketballs in various sizes - a Daddy sized basketball, a Clayton sized basketball, a Drew sized basketball, and an Owen sized basketball. Wonder what that could mean...Clayton peeked through the blinds and saw a basketball goal with a big red bow. He started giggling hysterically and then ran out to see the goal firsthand. His reaction was priceless!

Drew was so much fun this year! Three really is the best Christmas... He was cracking me up with this crazy face he kept making. He would squish up one side of his face and make this confused expression while saying, "What?!?!" It was hysterical! There were lots of "Whoa!" and "Dat's cool!" and "Awesome!" from our little-big boy. He made Christmas so much fun!
This is the look I was talking about... Are you dying laughing??? It gets me everytime...
He was perplexed by the basketball goal. Ha!
A bounce house in the living room = heaven for little boys :)
I usually make homemade cinnamon rolls for breakfast on Christmas morning. But... it just didn't happen this year. I am learning to adjust my expectations of myself. The boys were just as happy with store bought doughnuts decorated like snowmen and reindeer. Thank you, Pinterest! ;)

Owen was cute with his little Santa pile - a minky dot sleep sack, Sophie, Tiny Diner, and snack tower.
Clayton opened The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein - one of our favorite books to check out from the library. I guess that he has never paid attention to the back cover, because he took one look at the author's picture and said, "This guy looks creepy!" Ha ha!

This boy is crazy about the Focus on the Family series "Adventures in Odyssey."Clayton was happy to help Owen open his loot. ;)
Our mischevious 3 year old was sticking hex bugs down Owen's back. Welcome to life as the third boy, O!A kiss makes it all better, right? ;) We had a wonderful Christmas with our little family. What a fun season of life we are in!