This is what Santa brought our boys. Banjo got a Dremel nail trimmer and Tabbie got a feeding maze toy. They each got a toy (Tabbie's is a catnip-filled banana!) and treats and new vanilla-flavored toothpaste in their stockings. And Larry loved his Notre Dame plush blanket and lounge pants that Santa brought him!
Larry got me the Farm Vet Barbie set (with the itty bitty chicken squeeeee!), a rare 1960 promotional Golden Grapes Pyrex chip and dip set, a vintage Petunia Pig drinking glass, a new cereal bowl, some Optical Illusion cards and a sweet, sweet coffee mug that he wrote on with permanent marker. He wrote, "When I was young and dreamed of love, I saw a shadow of you. When I grew up and experienced love, I realized the shadow was you." Yep, he's a keeper! He also got me a Pyrex Old Orchard casserole dish (with the lid!), a pair of Pikachu bedroom slippers, a Pokemon Monopoly game, a selfie stick, a beautiful Christmas bracelet and I know I'm forgetting something...anyway, I racked up! I got a new FryDaddy from Mama and Daddy (along with a cute top, socks and my old stocking slap FULL of stuff) and a gorgeous tapestry from Ami and Brian that I think I'm going to use as a tablecloth. I also got some soft slippers, a new coffee mug and some bath stuff.
Santa came to see our backyard birds, too. They got a bird seed bell that I smeared peanut butter on and hung from our magnolia tree on Christmas Eve.
We went to Christmas Eve service at Southside Baptist yesterday afternoon (and even though it was 70 degrees when we got out, it was snowing in the lobby! They had a snow machine going and it was so fun!) and then we went to see the new animated musical, Sing, and we enjoyed it so much. Such a cute story and some really amazing talent. We loved it!
Another Christmas has come and gone. It's always so sad to me to see it go. After weeks (months!) of planning and shopping and picking up this and that for this person and that person and then it's all over in a flash. A big, wonderful, chaotic, wrapping paper flying, flash.
And we'll do it all again next year.