December 2010

Christmas Dinner Take 2

December 26, 2010

Since I could barely handle bread during last night’s proper Christmas Dinner, Derek’s parents invited us over to dine on left overs for lunch today. It was my second take on Christmas Dinner, luckily this time everything went down smoothly. ๐Ÿ™‚ We helped ourselves to plates piled high of last night’s goodies then took turns more ยป

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All Better Now

December 26, 2010

It’s gone! The sickness is gone! It’s amazing what a great night of sleep will do for you. I was asleep by 9:00 last night and up eleven hours later feeling like a million bucks. What-ever I had yesterday, it’s gone now. Unfortunately, I can’t say the same thing for Anthony, my Mom, or my more ยป

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Christmas at the Russells

December 25, 2010

Now it’s time to wish you Merry Christmas from the Russell house. ๐Ÿ™‚ This morning we celebrated the Christmas holiday with my family and this afternoon we drove to Tampa for Derek’s family. Relationships are all about compromise (especially around the holidays), right? Everyone should be happy to hear I survived the 2 hour drive more ยป

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Santa is too Generous

December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas! That photo captures 4 generations on my Mom’s side of the family. It’s the first time we’ve all been together for Christmas in YEARS! My aunt actually got a little teary eyed about having all her daughters and grandchildren together for Christmas for the first time ever. That’s the holidays for ya. ๐Ÿ™‚ more ยป

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Christmas Eve 2010

December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas Eve!! Christmas Day is fun and all that, but traditionally my family goes all out on Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve is when the whole family comes together to celebrate, it’s been that way since I was little and I wouldn’t have it any other way. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Today was filled with lots of love, more ยป

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A Chilly Christmas

December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas Eve!!! Santa’s coming tonight! Are you excited? I know I am!! Hopefully he got that list I sent him a few weeks ago. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Santa didn’t come last night, but the North Pole sure did! I don’t have a real bed at my parents’ house (I sleep on an air mattress in my more ยป

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