December 23, 2011

Foto Friday (Festive Edition)

With my family, celebrating December in front of Bruton Parish Church (c.1660), Colonial Williamsburg
I bought this ornament at Cracker Barrel with the hopes of using it as a pattern.  Such a fun, easy ornament to duplicate!  Have I actually made one?  Um, no.
Above (left) and below is the church tree I mentioned last week.  We went with a candy/kiddie/Dr. Seuss vibe, with of course JESUS!  It was such fun to put together.  All of the crosses and cupcake ornaments were foam (yay!  kid friendly!!!) and very inexpensive.  Because I know you're going to ask, they came from Hobby Lobby.  What can I say?  I'm addicted!

Earlier in the month, we took a weekend trip to Colonial Williamsburg, Va. where we met Father Christmas.  I wanted to take him home with me.  
 We also visited Christmas Towne at Busch Gardens.  My dad, my brother, and I were the only ones brave crazy enough to do the Mach Tower.  The view from 240 above the park was amazing at night.  I highly recommend the thrill ride.  Oh, did I mention that to get back down, it's free fall?  Love it!!  No, our eyes don't usually look like black sharpie pens.  Thanks, red-eye reduction on my point'n shoot.

Lots of togetherness in the kitchen

Some of my favorite ornaments:
 Love an acorn, anytime of the year.

 Remembering my favorite trip to Germany

 Crying my eyes out because my baby isn't a baby anymore.

Creating fingerprint Christmas lights art together.

It's been a busy December around here! 


Kellie said...

Looks like a lot of fun. :) Ours has been quite eventful as well. I really hope to see you early in the new year. Hugs, my friend.

Tracey said...

Loved all these photos! Merry Christmas!

MEEMAW said...

Love this precious family! Merry Christmas and much love to all of you. Miss Dixie

Bugs and Sunshine said...

hey-about the cracker barrell ornamaent-it's the thought that counts :)! LOL