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Friday, December 10, 2010

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"

It is indeed beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Every year the first thing I do before decorating the house is put our nativity scene up.  Mitchell has loved looking at baby Jesus.  He has even changed Baby Jesus' 'stinky diaper' a few times.
The morning we put up the decorations Mitchell dressed up like the elf on our shelf.
Advent family night at church.  We made our own pottery advent wreaths.
Daddy getting serious.
The morning of the Christmas Parade we started the day off by going to the Baker's for breakfast.  This was to celebrate Sarah Baker turning 2.
Mithcell, Lauren Baker, John Pannell, Sarah Baker, George Menetre, Otter, Matt in his festive hillarious Christmas sweater.

Running in the leaves.

No snow?  Don't worry, Lauren and Mitchell will just make leaf angels.


Walking downtown to the parade.
Too tired?  Just hitch a ride on Daddy's shoulders.
Waiting on the parade with SuSu and Mommy.

Here it comes!

   
Need a better view? Get on Pop's shoulders.
Enough Parade.  Time for a nap.
After naptime.  Watching the SEC championship.
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On Sunday, we headed to the Santa Brunch at Old Waverly.  This has become such a fun tradition in our family.  Mommy and Daddy were excited (especially Daddy) because not only did we eat breadfast with Santa but Dan Mullen and his family were sitting at the table right next to us.  Dan trumps Santa for Daddy :) 
Cheesin' it up in front of the tree at the brunch.



Mitchell LOVE LOVE LOVEs a piano. He stood there for a good 20 minutes just watching and listening. 


Enjoying a gingerbread cookie.
Time to see Santa....well just see him....no way Mitchell would sit in his lap.
NO Happy. I do not want to go see Ho Ho.


With Pop and SuSu.
Daddy, Mitchell, Mommy

With Happy and Pappy

Pooped from the weekend festivities.