Saturday morning Keith and I opened up our stockings and the rest of the presents before our visitors arrived. Theo LOVED Christmas presents haha. When we put his stocking down on the floor he was so interested in what was inside and nearly ripped the thing apart to get at his treats haha.
After all our presenting, my favorite aunt arrived! We were so thrilled when Kathleen, Jack and Renee asked if it would be cool for them to come visit us for Christmas because I was a little bit bummed we wouldn't be seeing family for the holidays because of Keith's schedule. They got in and Jack immediately set up his XBOX Kinect so that we could have a dance off. I'm not a huge video game person, but it was such a blast and it's probably the only game that I could beat my 12 year old cousin at haha. Kathleen and Keith spent most of the afternoon slaving away in the kitchen for our Christmas dinner. We had so much yummy food! Keith cooked his first turkey and it came out so well! The stuffing was a hit as well, and Kathleen made us her famous creamed corn. After dinner we just relaxed and got to bed pretty early.
|Our faithful turkey carver!|
|Renee, Kathleen and Jack with their puppy Maycee. Her and Theo are best friends now haha|
Renee's nephew and his wife live in Louisville so the day after Christmas we left Keith behind and headed north to hang out with Dan and Micah for a couple days. They are expecting a little baby soon and just bought a new house, and we had a great time catching up on what's going on in their world. We spent LOTS of time down in the basement playing a new sports game for the XBOX and my legs are still sore from all the "downhill skiing" we did haha. I spent our two days there trying to recover from a yucky cold so I was pretty snotty the whole time. It was really nice to have time to sleep in and not be responsible for anything. On Tuesday morning, Kathleen, Renee and I went to Lynn's Paradise Cafe to meet friends Tink and Alisha who also happened to be in Louisville. It was SUCH a yummy breakfast and was even featured in an episode of Throwdown with Bobby Flay (you know how much I love the Food Network!). Later that day we headed back to Nashville to continue our lazy vacation together.
|We played lots and lots of Sequence, which is a card/board game. Here is Jack and Micah.|
|My award winning french toast at Lynn's|
|Keith, Jonathan, Erin and Christopher waiting outside at Pancake Pantry... it was pretty dang cold!|
It's been a wonderful winter break for me but I'm still looking forward to getting back to work and hanging out with my kiddies! Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas too!