The Sunday before Christmas Eve we had Christmas at John's dads' house. I didn't get to go since we had already done some Christmas things at his mom's and my knee was very swollen at that point. I did get periodic pictures!
Olivia got to help get the sweet potatoes ready for lunch at Nana's with all of John's extended family.
Off to Daddy-Bud's
John's step-mom, Connie, knitted a beautiful cardigan and hat for Olivia as well as a hat for Easton!
I can only think of one thing when I see this picture.....my Granddad! He sure would have loved all these great grandkids!
Oscar is seriously distraught here. Nana always gives him gifts, and he always finds them. Somehow, they got lost in the shuffle of everything. She looked for over an hour and couldn't find them. I felt bad for my little fellow!
We then headed to mom and dad's house. My sister was suppose to be there by now, but due to the yucky stomach bug that I had the week before hit both nieces. For Christmas Eve it had hit Adeline. She felt so bad. She even had to be separated during cookie making. But, we celebrated nonetheless.
He started out really well, then emptied three bottles of sugar on one cookie....and ate most of it unbaked. Second child....need I say more?!
(See above....just starting, and below....half eaten and covered in sugar! Same cookie.)
Separated to the other side of the kitchen, but she still got to participate.
After dinner and cookie making we headed to the den to open our annual pjs. We use to get a nutcracker, but all 3 of our houses are full of nutcrackers, so mom gave the kids a book.
Finally we headed home to get ready for Santa. First we had to tell Skippy goodbye. That didn't go so well. John and I had to clean up upstairs for Santa to come and didn't make it to bed until 3:30. Good grief!! No worries, our kids slept til 9:30, but were ready for presents Christmas morning!!!