Saturday, December 27, 2008

Christmas 2008

" Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests." Luke
We celebrated the birth of Jesus with much family togetherness and Christmas Eve mass at St. Anthony's in Ridgeland. I am very thankful for all the blessings that we share. I am also thankful that we celebrate the season by getting in touch with those friends and family members who we may not visit with very often. All the cards and remembrances are very special.
We started our holiday festivities with dinner and gifts with the Thomas family at Aunt Brenda's.Tucker roasted a wonderful pork tenderloin and Brenda added all the fixins'. I think Philip, jr. enjoyed the macaroni the most!
Michael likes the toy truck!
Sarah is smiling just thinking about Santa!
Philip caught GaGa under the mistletoe
. . . Brenda's tree is beautiful!!!
We went to mass after Brenda's, then went to Mom and Dad's to visit with my family. I forgot to take pictures, but we enjoyed a little more good food and libation before going home to get ready for Santa.
Christmas morning! Philip is excited to get some camellia books.
Ashley zips up !
Philip in his new jacket!
Mom and Dad are excited that there was NOT a puppy in that BIG box!! Ashley, David, and Philip are having a little fun!
David is checking out the stockings!!
We enjoyed a little brunch after gifts and stockings were opened. Amanda came to visit Philip on Christmas afternoon. We all went down to Mike and Jean's to enjoy another feast. Smoked turkey....yum! yum!! It's a good thing this only happens once a year! I already know what the New Year's Resolutions will be.

1 comment:

Jill said...

Looks like you had a wonderful Christmas! Happy New Year!!