Sunday, December 30, 2007

Christmas 2007

Merry Christmas!
It is hard to believe that Christmas 2007 has come.... and gone.... so quickly. We were very thankful to be in the same city as both our families' this year so, everyone came to us. The most traveling we did was across town. We spent most of the weekend and early part of Christmas week with my family as both my brother and his wife (from Alabama) and my sister and her husband ( from Kentucky) were in town. We did sneak away for a FUN evening celebrating Christmas with the Cannon's on Sunday afternoon and we were able to sit as a family with the Cannon's on Christmas Eve!
Tallon seemed to enjoy Christmas MUCH more this year- although I still don't think he quite "gets it"! He definitely enjoyed opening gifts- and our families were very generous! On the top favorites this year were his Boz DVDs, toddler size trampoline, remote control John Deer tractor and lots of TRUCKS!! He also received several new books which we are enjoying reading at naptime and bedtime ( THANK YOU- I was growing weary of reading the same words over and over! I am now getting back into the swing of cooking again! Oh- but I did enjoy eating all the yummy food and sweats that our mom's and grandmothers cooked!! Rather than doing a play by play- I am just going to post some highlights of the past week!!

Uncle John, Aunt Gay and John Austin made the trip to SC from Missippi- Tallon ran straight into Aunt Gay's arms when he saw her!!! Thanks for the AWESOME books you gave Tallon (and me) We enjoyed seeing ya'll and missed Patrick and Meg but we will see you this summer for the big wedding=)
Uncle John helping Tal FLY ( Tallon really like this although his face looks funny!)

Nothing like a walk after a BIG meal!

WE ALL LOVE Aunt Liz's chocolate chip cookies!!!

Tiffany and Robert!

playing blocks

An Adams' and Mouchette family favorite- CHENG HI!
We enjoyed having my cousins from Tennessee here- Lauren, Bill and Kathryn are soo grown up and Tallon LOVED all the attention they gave him!! We wish you guys lived closer!!

We decorated Christmas picture frames- FUN IDEA MiMi- Thanks!
and... Mimi made her yummy Sugar cookies and the kids enjoyed cutting out their cookies and decorating them- there were some BEAUTIFUL cookies!!
We spent LOTS of time outside - the guys played football, the girls watched and Tallon ATTEMPTED to play football with the guys!!

Bill, Kathryn and Tallon enjoyed playing on Pop's swingset and running around the yard! They played Chase and Hide and Seek! I love seeing my little boy getting into these "big kids" activities!

Papa enjoyed watching everything going on!

We enjoyed seeing ya'll and Tallon loves his firetruck puzzle and I love the name cards- Thanks soo much for coming down to SC!!


Mimi said...

You did a great job getting an overview of all the activities. We did enjoy having everyone come to us this year.


Michelle said...

It looks like you had a great time with LOTS of family. So nice to have them all so close! I am so jealous ;)!