Our 3 days of Christmas

I hope that all of you had a VERY merry Christmas!!!

We had such a great holiday. I love when we get to drag it out for 3 days. On Christmas Eve, my whole family came to our house for dinner and presents. Christmas day we had breakfast and presents at home with just the three of us, and then we went to Brian's brother's house for dinner and presents. Then tonight we went to Brian's dad's house for dinner and presents with his sister and family. We have had the best time.
I got some great gifts. I have been asking for a simple point and shoot camera to keep in my purse, and Brian got me a little Nikon cool pix. I have only had one other point and shoot in my life which broke after a few months, so it's a little hard to get used to. I'm not sure if I don't have it set right or what, but it takes FOREVER to take the dang picture. Maddie is already in the next room by the time it takes the picture! I'm going to have to read up on it a little bit more to see if there's something I'm missing.
We do Secret Santa on both sides of our family. This year my sister-in-law got me, and got me a super great gift. She stole my car last night and got it detailed. We bought my car last November, and it hadn't been washed since. She knew how badly I wanted it done, but I just never had the time! Ooohhh, Maddie also get Brian and I a RAD gift... Season passes to Magic Mountain! Oh yea, we are SO excited...we're planning on going next week! ok, enough jibber jabber...I'll just include some photos to help show what we were up to...

The first several pictures were taken with my new Nikon Cool PixL18

This is the first picture I took with my new camera. Maddie is not used to flash, so she blinks in almost every picture! This is her with her new Cinderlla doll on Christmas morning!

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Guess I need to see if there is a red eye reduction feature...

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Bed Head
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Eggs for Christmas breakfast!

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Maddie got a kid's digital camera

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Don't they look pleasant?

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Maddie wasn't to sure about the cousin's at first, but she got over it soon.
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We took some generation shots

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and a group shot

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The fam at Papa's house

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I love the tounge....it's always out when she's concentrating.

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Typical stocking stuffers from his dad...Brian got a condom and I got dish soap.

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Another great stocking stuffer... a case for his dentures :)

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Papa putting Maddie's clips in Zach's hair.
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Again with the tongue

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I told Zach to go sit next to Maddie....he sits right in front of her :)

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Maddie with the cousins

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Maddie got this adorable little table and a tea set...they absolutely loved it!

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Maddie got another purse to add to her collection.

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