Monday, December 30, 2013

Boxing Day

 Getting ready for charades with the Curran gang
All snuggled up after a big day

Let the games begin!

Kids loved playing games in an arcade with cousins Jeff, Andrea and Hayden
"A race for the ages!"

Christmas dinner by the fireside

Haven did a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas (just posted the first section)
 The crazy present bonanza continued with Auntie Ingrid and Uncle Erich

Christmas lunch with Grandpa Santa and Mrs. Claus

 Blue Jays girls
Uncle Tom, Blair & Riley get the book of doggie shame

Christmas morning

 Checking out the Santa tracker in bed waiting to get up
Not everyone was happy to be up
Santa came!

Christmas Eve

 Preparing the note for Santa 
Making sure no reindeer will go hungry on the big night…
Tickle torture with Auntie Jesse! 

Toronto is under ice!

 Arrived to a great ice storm – we were very lucky & missed the worst of it, but most of our family had no power for days…
The view from Grandma Goody & Opa’s house

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Hanging out in the Cleveland airport

Christmas bonanza round 1!

We opened our presents to each other before heading to Toronto...
Girls got tap dancing shoes - let the clicking begin!
 Daddy showing off his #1 Dad mug from Haven
Girls gave each other sticky hands (remarkably, both chose them separately, but picked the same thing) - after 3 minutes, they were on our ceiling...

Twas the Night Before Christmas at the children's theater in Richmond

 Haven was able to invite her good friend Amy to the show as part of her bday present.
 The girls got autographs from Santa and the mouse & sugarplums after the show.

Stratford Glen Way caroling - we love our neighborhood!