Friday, December 27, 2013

December 2013

Jared is part of the Dallas Millenial Choirs and their concert was in the Meyerson Symphony Hall.  It was so beautiful!  His voice is one of those things about him that makes me fall in love all over again! 
 The Packards sing!  These are the cousins that are also in the choir - it was fun to see them!
 This is our third year going to the Highland Village fire station to see Fireman Santa.  They outdo themselves every year.  
 I was able to go to Paul's class party this year where they made reindeer cupcakes.
 Love this boy!
 One of his Christmas presents was going to Legoland with his best friend!
 He is a very serious racer - and spent most of his time at the racetrack.
 They have these awesome lego jeeps that he got to drive - and he was a maniac!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas 2013

Our friends the Rabner's invited us over on Christmas Eve for dinner and fun.  We played this super fun game where you had to rip newspaper strips down the middle all the way to the end.  If you you didn't get to the bottom you lost.  It was a race - and it was quite intense!
 After the silliness, we acted out the nativity story - Paul wanted to be the start.
Joseph and Mary weren't acutally allowed to touch the baby according the the baby's owner - little Miss Lily. 
 When we got home, we put out reindeer food just to make sure they stopped by.
 Had our traditional fire, and made a bed by the tree.
 I realized much, much later that I had gotten some great pictures of him opening things - but not actually of the gifts.  This year he got a Wii gaming system, several games, a new baseball mitt,  the movie Turbo, a plethora of Hot Wheels cars, and a whole bin of tracks.  Also - I realized ON Christmas Eve around 10 pm that I had pink and birthday wrapping paper.  Hence the Christmas bags and printer paper wrapping.

 In the afternoon, we snuggled up on the bed by the fire and watched Turbo.