We celebrated Christmas a few times with the Holmans. First, on Dec. 20 in Henrietta with Meme and Gramps and the Yeagers. It is always so nice to spend time in Henrietta...it is quiet, peaceful and always warms my heart. We had wonderful meals, got to spend the night at Aunt Nancy's beautiful home, watched Gramps read the Christmas story to the kiddos, open gifts, listened to carolers and share how we have "built bridges" over the year. Meme and Gramps are such GENEROUS people and really show how important family is in all their actions. We love you! Thank you for having us!
Gramps and Mason listening to the carolers at the front door
Meme and Gramps with all their grandkids
Gramps reading the Christmas story to Mason and Aubrey
Less than a week later, we headed down to Waco on Christmas Day for the next celebration- that lasted several days! Blake's family from South Carolina were in town and we had a total of 21 people at Mike and Sherrie's for 4 days! It was a full house-but tons of fun! Not to mention 5 kiddos under the age of 5!
Sweet Mason in his new Baylor Bear hat!
Bonnie and I on Christmas Day
Santa even made an appearance!
and Cooper was beside himself!
all the little bits with Santa (Haley-4, Brooke-7 mths, Mason-22 mths, Reese-2, Cooper-3)
Brooke and her beautiful blue eyes!
I love this one of Mason's smile!
ALL the kids are just mesmerized by Uncle Blake - he is SO good with kids! and what started out as a little wrestling...
...ended as a HUGE dog pile! Watching this made me so excited to have kids with Blake (one day) because I know he is going to be such a hands-on, fun, involved dad!
I am pretty sure someone in the family got a pic of the whole bunch, but it wasn't my camera...so as soon as I get it, I will post it, just to show off this crew! Can't wait to see you all again in Destin this summer!
Whew! What a wonderful Christmas with everyone!!! On a side note: Almost everyone at the Holman house was sick by the end of the trip...just a lot going around. Blake and I thought we had a tough enough immune system, UNTIL I got terribly sick on New Year's Eve/Day and have been home sick ever since! Finally on the mend though :)
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