Right here’s our Christmas break 2022 recap – filled with holidaze!
I missed you all!
I feel that is likely to be the report for probably the most days with out running a blog in over 15 years! I had the urge to “pop in with a handful of pictures” a number of instances, however I needed to remind myself why I deliberate a break:
I’m RESTED and able to rock 2023!!
I did work fairly a bit on my new well being program tentatively known as Homecoming. I can’t wait to share extra! (Be the primary to listen to extra by getting on this listing!) I additionally did some duties across the Beautycounter Winter Sale (offers as much as 65% off ending in 2 days!)
Later this week I’m sharing my phrase of the yr submit and the enormous non alcoholic wines/beers submit too.
I really feel like sharing vacation content material this week is so outdated, however in case you are curious how we spent our 2.5 weeks off, right here we gooooo! I’ve a ton (46 to be precise) of pictures to share and can caption them for brevity : )
Break Week 1: All The Festivities
Gingerbread Man Adorning
Sizzling Cocoa and Books with Mazen’s class
Driving the Holly Jolly Trolley on the Downtown Mall!
UVA Bball with Thomas
Uncle John’s Do-it-yourself Fried Hen
World Cup Watching
Thomas’s Well-known Gimme Some Oven Molasses Cookies
Thomas has made these well-known in our household. Greatest Christmas cookies ever!
Cousin Presents + Video games
ACAC Christmas Blissful Hour + Bar Hop
Washing Dishes Whattttttt!?
We celebrated Christmas Eve over at Thomas’s mother and father’ home and had Christmas pizza and presents!
Nothing like a Donne appetizer unfold!
There was additionally a mega Jenga sport
Snacks for Santa
(and one hungry canine!)
Santa Guard Canine
Birch opened this knight costume and mentioned “I don’t like that.” After which he didn’t take it off all week! Foolish children.
Mazen bought an iPhone!!
He was THRILLED. The telephone was truly free for us with a brand new line, in order that was an enormous win.
Lest you suppose it didn’t include any guidelines, there have been 2 pages in our official contract. You’ll be able to see the contract to obtain as a Phrase Doc right here (I discovered one on-line and edited it to swimsuit us.)
Christmas Dinner in Hillsborough
After the presents had been unwrapped, the home tidied, and the automobile packed, we drove all the way down to Hillsborough for Christmas with the Youngers.
Notice that each one Birch had for dinner was a chunk of cornbread and dessert. *eye roll*
The adults had ham, asparagus, candy potatoes, fruit salad, and rolls.
Ice Cream Pies for Dessert
These guys didn’t wish to sleep. Birch and Avery slept collectively within the bonus room and talked themselves to sleep. It was very cute!
Additionally they performed exhausting for 2 days straight.
It was so chilly they didn’t go away the home!
We performed “indoor pool” in Grammie’s tub.
Mother and father Afternoon Out
Mother and pa provided to babysit whereas we went to Durham for the afternoon / early dinner. We simply needed to be again for bedtime to get everybody to sleep.
We went to a espresso store first to heat up with dialog.
Cease 2: Glass Jug Beer Lab
Then we went to a brewery for extra dialog!
And at last we had a 5:00 dinner at Counting Home! It was unimaginable.
We loved each minute of our quick journey. Birch cried for his cousins and extra Christmas once we bought house.
Different Break Highlights
My cousin Crystal and her fiance Dan came visiting!
They introduced their two canines, together with a model new pet!
Who Birch liked after they bought to know each other <3
Bellair sandwiches platter for lunch
On his third go to, Birch didn’t cry and climbed proper up within the chair!
Visits with Mates <3
Carpet Retailer Enjoyable
And little or no laptop time for all
I hope you all had a restful break (particularly should you had little ones at house) and are feeling properly this January morning!
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