Monday, December 29, 2008

Whew - Christmas Done!

Hi All

I hope you all had a relaxed christmas, we certinatly did apart from Abby who woke up at 4am and expected to open her presents!  At 5.30am we gave up and so started our LONG christmas day!

It was so much fun though here is Abby with her main present at 5.30am:

She was so excited as she was happy enough with her other presents.  The lady in the cycle shop had told her the bike she liked had been sold and they could not get another one in for christmas!

Here are the kids with their "belgium bread" house and the side that they each decorated!

My mum and dad came over for breakfast then came back later for lunch.  After a very relaxed BBQ (in the rain - poor ole Nigel the cook) my cousin and co founder in Embellish It - Evelyn and her family came over for a couple of hours to visit here is Nakita challenging them in the new singstar :

We then went out to Nigel's parents for tea but Jamie fell asleep at 6pm and we were home again by 8.30pm, 4am starts with his sister staying in his room for the night won't be repeated again next year he he.

I realised later in the night that we forgot to do the crackers, I had left them in the scrap room and forgot all about them!  But never fear we did them on boxing day and they were just as good!

I hope you all had a great day, and Santa was also kind to you all.

Hopefully I will get some time to get some scrappin done soon, I just need the days to not be so hot! (warm and pleasant will be great and I know I shouldn't complain but the real hot heat is just to much!).

Today got finished off with a water fight with the kids and Nigel is cooking the BBQ as we speak!

Wishing you all a very happy new year.  Take care.

tat ta for now



Hannah said...

Sounds like a very nice (but LONG!) Christmas Day. Wow, 4am! I thought kids started to sleep in once they got older? Perhaps not, LOL :-)

Happy New Year to you & your family.

Rach said...

Hi Rachel,
Thanks for the comment you left me on my blog...hope that you manage to get your copics, i get some of mine from the u.s too.. i haven't used the tombow's so haven't any idea on the difference between the two.
Sounds like you had an early start to your Christmas morning...It was me that woke our kids up at 4.30 lol....i am just a big kid at heart myself.
Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment and it has been lovely to be able to come visiting wishing you all a wonderful New Year. Hugs rachxxx

mandyb said...

love the early start.. i also thought teenagers nomally slept in!!!! hahahaha hope you have all recovered.
so did santa bring you anything good???

angel gurl said...

eeeks at 4.30am lol I loved xmas as a teenager and I thought I was showing restraint waking at 6 lol but I don't think I could have coped with 4.30am. Sounded like a great day. I did have a wee giggle about the crackers isn't that always the way.