Thursday, January 1, 2009

Celebrating the holidays...part one

We had a wonderful holiday season. Our computer has been slowly taking it's last breaths over the last few weeks and therefore, I have not been able to blog very much. The "blue screen of death" is about to drive me CRAZY!! I have the laptop going now so I can share a few pictures of my angels celebrating Christmas and New Years.



Yearly tradition of eating candy out of little bowls...oh wait, I mean decorating a gingerbread house :o)



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We also went to the mall to see Santa. We talked to Sophie Le all morning about sitting on Santa's lap and smiling. She was excited and ready. We knew she wasn't ready last year, but we thought we had a chance of getting the pic this year. We stood in line for about 45 minutes and she was still up for the adventure when it was finally our turn...until Santa looked at her. It was all over. The picture turned out pretty cute, I need to scan it in so you can see it. Pretty funny stuff.



Hillary Ashton was one of the four rag dolls at the 12 days of Christmas children's choir program at church. Here are the super cute rag dolls. These sweet girls are also Hillary Ashton's schoolmates.

Hill is the second from the right.

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And the one of the left. As you can imagine she was so excited to be on stage!

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We also spent several fun nights driving around looking at Christmas lights in our pjs. Our favorite lights were at the Burn's Park drive through light show.

I personally thought the razorbacks should have been chasing the alligators. Oh well!

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Little town of Bethlehem.

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On Christmas Eve we went to our church's Christmas Eve candlelight service. Hillary Ashton was so excited to get to hold her own candle this year! The rest of our family wore jeans to the service, but in true Hillary Ashton fashion, she had to dress up and have her hair curled. I can only imagine this child in about ten years!! She did look sweet though!

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1 comment:

The Garners said...

That is such a sweet picture of H all dressed up for the service!