Christmas Time is so much fun! Elcee is starting to understand Christmas and get excited about everything. Abee likes to point at all the trees we see everywhere and say "lights". We have gotten to do so many fun things . Here are some snapshots of our past few weeks.
I do not have a picture of this...all of the stores around have the bell ringers. Elcee wanted to know what they were for. After explaining that it was for people to give money for kids who do not get toys and food for Christmas. She asked me if she could give some money. I told her yes and gave her a few coins to hold until we got through at the grocery store. When we were getting to leave she was very excited to put the money in the "doorbell ringer". Well much to our disappointment, he was not there and Elcee responds, " oh well, he must have gotten enough money to have lunch!" Since she loves giving a few coins and we hope she always will have a giving spirit.
Preparing to put the star on top!
Getting the lights ready for the tree!
Elcee and Daddy worked for 3 days on their Gingerbread house. This is the nicest gingerbread house you have ever seen. It is decorated so well. Everything is so even and perfect. Justin did an incredible job with Elcee and they had so much fun! I believe this is a new Father Daughter tradition!
Picture of the finished product!
As a family we got to take our first airplane trip to Iowa for Christmas with Justin's family and a shower for his sister Christina who is getting married in March.
Aunt Christina was so kind and let Elcee open most of her presents.
Thanks for entertaining her Christina!
Elcee with her Aunt Christina!
Many of the people who came to celebrate with Christina! We are so excited for Christina and look forward to welcoming AJ to the family in March!
Grandma Ruth in the middle. Who Abee is named after!
Grandma Shirley and Grandma, Justin's Mom!
Elcee getting to play in the snow! It was so cold. Elcee did not care and would have stayed out there forever! How come kids to not get cold, like we do?
Elcee, Abee, and I came to Augusta for a few days of Christmas fun before the holidays. Mimi and Dew Dad took us all to see Christmas lights. These lights were incredible my pictures do not do justice. It was so much fun, they take you on a hay ride to go around and look at all of their lights.