We decorated cookies.
We enjoyed new babies. This is Cate, my cousin Caleb's daughter.
And this is Jodi's baby, Bonnie. (And Kelley - who was here last year as Ira's brand-new finace, so she isn't really new...but it was her first year to be "official.") Hmmm...wonder if there will be any new babies next year?? ;)
We tried to get a picture of all the kids - but with seven of them ages 8 and under...well...this was about as good as it got. :) From right to left: Griffin Robey (Lydia's), Micah Wells (mine), Christian Conner (Caleb's), Catherine Conner (Caleb's), Conner Wells (mine), Bonnie Bishop (Jodi's), and Josiah Wells (mine)
The adults played the gift exchange game with gift cards. And the kids, of course, got lots more presents. Josiah put his grabber to good use. "Gotcha, Uncle Bubba!"
And with five little boys running around, of course there was wrestling, "sword" fights,
And with that, we're finally putting Christmas 2011 in the books. Merry Christmas, sweet family! As always, we hope it won't be another whole year before we see you all again...