|these are ours - clockwise from bottom left: Natalie, Austin, Jessie, Jack, Stockton|
We hosted dinner one night and then watched Father of the Bride: Part II. (I tell you, I LOVE those movies!) Austin and I secretly declared ourselves the "Magistrates of Merriment," and took it upon ourselves to make fun plans and get everyone together as much as possible. Our favorite game was this sketching game on the WiiU that was kind of like Pictionary but more fun. We also stayed up wayyy too late playing Phase 10 one night and eating poppyseed cake. We got to talk to Aaron in California on Christmas day (he'll have been out for a year in April, so crazy) and it was good to see that he is doing well. We made fun of Kenz/Kevin being all affectionate (I asked Austin if we were as touchy-feely when we were in that stage of our relationship and he gave a firm yes, yikes) and really just had a good time together. We tried a new burger place (to us) called HF Crave and it was DELICIOUS, holy cow - Lincolnites, check it out! - and then played basketball Knockout at the church. Magistrates of Merriment for the win!
|phase ten malaise|
|Christmas colored Tiffanie Cake|
"can I really open them!?"
|Jack was entranced by this robot toy|
from my Grandma
K/K in matching Chewbacca jammies, and Natalie and Stockton in their Vader ones // Stockton LOVED having his picture taken with the fancy camera! He grinned and everything. (I need to get a hold of those pictures!)
Jack's first Christmas!
Typical Stockty: being momentarily interested in the goings-on and then reverting back to old toys haha.
|see my new paper towel holder from Makae?!|
|another night of Christmas lights|