Wow Christmas 2011 is already past! I hope all of you had a fantastic Christmas day! We did. However, some major changes for us happened. We usually host our International Christmas Dinner on Christmas evening for my parents. We started this tradition when Troy and I first got married. It was our first tradition as a married couple. Well, we never expected that a little princess would come into our lives.
Her first couple of Christmas’s didn’t really effect our Christmas dinner. But, this year, she was totally aware of things and was really into Christmas. And we decided that we did not want to rush through this joyous day just so we could spend the bulk of Christmas day cooking and baking and preparing this elaborate meal. Our focus wanted to be on the princess and creating wonderful memories with her. My parents totally agreed with us.
We all decided that we did not want to give up this fun tradition. So, we are switching our International Christmas Dinner to our International New Year’s Day Dinner.
This Christmas, when we woke up, we enjoyed opening our stocking gifts and relaxed a little then headed over to my mom’s for her Christmas Brunch. After visiting and eating, we headed home and opened our Christmas presents. It was almost an all day affair. We stayed in our pj’s all day and the Princess had a blast with all her fun gifts from Santa.
We ended our day by finally getting the very wired but, totally exhausted Princess into bed and then Troy and I watched our favorite Christmas movie and enjoyed some quiet time reflecting the day.
It was as close as you can get to a perfect day here at Casa Chaos.
These next couple of week’s are going to be light posting from me. Lots of things to do and I want to get settled into a New Year. Of course my weekly Thrifty Things Friday Party will still be posted and the upcoming monthly Thrifty Tablescape party will be up for Saturday January 7th!
I hope you all are having a relaxing day today! Thanks for stopping by!