Annual Christmas baking with Mom.
Traditional Chinese dinner before Jolly Holiday Lights.
And she drove us through like in past years.
And a visit to Santa at the end.
This year we gave back to a couple local shelters in the city.
Santa visited early and dropped off a special present.
Many nights of wrapping.
Elf is a must watch this time of year.
Her first sewing project.
We had a special visitor during December this year. Kaydin named her Chica.
Dropping off presents for the kids at Hawthorn Hill.
Ice cream cake from Dairy Queen. Just as good as I remembered.
Her collection is getting far too big!
Leaving carrots and cookies for Santa and his reindeer.
Christmas Eve by the tree.
Joshie helping her practice on her new pogo stick.
Josh and Kaydin are the designated ones to hand out gifts every year.
Hot chocolate with some peppermint schnapps to sip on Christmas Day.
A game of Life to pass the afternoon.
They had to get resourceful after we didn't have a corkscrew.
Ended the night with a Christmas necessity in our family, chocolate chip pie.