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capturing, celebratingcarissa fox15 Comments

 of our Christmas.
Thank goodness EVERYONE made it! 
It was seriously a planes... trains... and automobiles... kind of show!

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getting a TRUE taste of what it's like to LIVE where it SNOWS!

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we had birthdays to celebrate... Todd & Toby on Christmas Eve!

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the FIRST year that WE were the ones being woken up...
Campbell was up every hour from 3am on... asking grandma... "is it time yet?"
then we waited on the men to get up

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the breakfast was "nibble on... finger tip" kind

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the sun wasn't even up yet... but were eager & began our day at quarter of six

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the dark outside made the tree's glow even more special

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it was JUST right...

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all their SMILES...

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even THOSE faces

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ALL their gifts... every single one of them... were a big HIT

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the dinner table was set...

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the candles were lit...

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grandma & i were quite the team in the kitchen...
EVERYTHING was put out HOT & YUMMY

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after a long day... THIS was enjoyed with THE best company EVER

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we had to say goodbye to Toby...
the French Alps were calling his name for New Year's celebration!
Poor guy!

This Christmas has been VERY special!
Sure... the gifts have been GREAT...
the snow SO pretty...
the food... OH MY REAR...
BUT having family near is what makes it all so REAL... all so DEAR!
Like Todd said before our Christmas meal...
"Thank you Lord for your SON... the ultimate GIFT... the REASON for it ALL"...
because of HIM... and only HIM... we are truly BLESSED!

I hope your Christmas was deep down good for you too!