Monday, January 9, 2012

Christmas Morning

We started Christmas morning by showing Lily and Ben that Santa had visited and enjoyed the chocolate chip cookies we'd baked and set out for him.

Then we went to check out the stockings.

Lily was very excited (red eye again; lazy again). Ben, not so much.

Eventually he got the hang of it though.

I tried to sneak a picture of Mom... She always hides from the camera.

Who'd have thought a $1 slinky would be such a hit!

For Lily, the Reese's peanut butter cups were a big hit too.

For Ben, it was still all about the slinky.

Uh oh, who gave Mike the camera? I thought we learned our lesson during our visit to Albuquerque. Seriously Mike, what were you trying to capture here?

Clearly, Lily is confused by Mike's photo skills as well.

Ben got some chocolate in his stocking. As usual, not a fan of sweets.

Good thing Mom and Dad are.

Jaimee opening up her handmade Christmas present from Lily. No picture of the present. Oops. It was a lovely picture though.

And finally, the kids open some presents!

All that present-opening wore Ben out.

And Lily too. She could only muster the strength to play with her slinky while lying down.

But one look at his new toy vacuum, and Ben found his second wind!

Then it was time for our traditional Christmas breakfast burritos. Mmm. Ben was a huge fan of the eggs and spicy sausage.

The kids took a few minutes to relax and watch a DVD.

Not sure if Ben was trying to hug Lily or just passed out on top of her? Clearly it was time for a nap.

1 comment:

  1. I love how those two just seem to link together as if they are sister and brother instead of cousins. It would be so great if you all lived close enough for them to grow up together.