Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

The best thing about Christmas this year is that Connor still believes in the magic of Christmas and Santa Claus. I just love his wide-eyed innocence. I wish it could last forever.

Some funny things that Connor's said this holiday season-

Sunday, we went over to Eric's mom's house so all the kids and grandkids could open their presents from her. Well, one of Eric's favorite memories of Christmas was his mom's cut-out cookies, so her friend Brenda's daughter, Rachel, who is a childhood friend of Eric went on Ebay and got Eric the original cookie cutters still in the package that are the same as the ones Shirley used when she made those cookies. So yesterday, we're driving around in the car and I hear a little voice in the back seat ask, "Mommy, did Daddy get cookie cutters for Christmas?" I said, "Yes". He thinks about it a second and replies, "Pathetic". LOLOLOL!!! I guess he doesn't think cookie cutters are a cool gift for a man. LOL!!

Then a little while later as I was sitting wrapping Shirley's gift, Connor's sitting on the floor next to me and his little wheels are just a turnin'. All of a sudden he says, "I hope I don't get a sweater for Christmas. I DO NOT need any more clothes, especially a sweater!" Ha ha ha..!

We had a great Christmas. Connor got all sorts of goodies- a couple Nerf guns, a light-etching draweing board, a kiddie MP3 player, a Fisher-Price digital camera (following in mom's footsteps), a pogo stick type thing, Magnetix, Rataouille movie, Trouble game and flash cards.

Ryan got 2 months of his car insurance paid for him, three $20 gas cards, a beanie from Hollister and gift cards to the movies.

For Josh, I just gave him money to spend how he chooses. Hopefully he won't spend it on his freeloading girlfriend, but don't tell him I said that. Urrgghhh....More on that some other time.

I got Eric a GPS I found on sale at Toys R Us of all places, and a portable table saw, which he's been eyeballing for months but would never buy for himself. Leave it to the shopaholic to break down and fork over the big bucks for it. It's a gift for the whole family since he'll use it to build our house. Oh, I almost forgot- a two pound box of See's Candies, but don't tell him I really bought it for myself! Hee hee!!

I got a new Canon Elph pocket camera and a beloved Mrs. Beasley doll. I had one when I was a little girl in the '60's. We lost it in the move from the Philippines and I've always wanted another one. I found her through Ashton-Drake. It's a remake of the original, but I love her just the same. I don't know how to transfer photos from the new Canon to the computer but when I do, I'll show you pictures of Mrs. Beasley and the pathetic Christmas Cookie Cutters. LOL!

I hope everyone is happy, healthy and blessed this Christmas!!


Kelly said...

Merry Christmas girlie (I got the RAK yesterday, perfect timing for Christmas, thank you again).

You know what, I can't wait to see your Mrs. Beasley, I had one too when I was a little girl....so totally cool.

I love to hear the cute things kids say....how sweet LOL.

CarlaJ said...

love your stories. My sister had the Mrs. Beasley doll.

RobinV said...

Merry Christmas Theresa. I still have my Mrs. Beasley doll. I LOVED that show.

Hope you are feeling better from your surgery.

Margie H said...

Sounds like you had a great day! T, isn't there a CD software to download the pics in your camera package? Hope you get that resolved. So happy to hear the surgery was successful but sorry about the after effects...hang in there!
M xoxoxo

Anonymous said...

LOL... Wonderful images... Santa actually came to OUR house this year...:) In fact, THIS EXACT SANTA... Jimmy works with him.. And in return, I am doing portraits of him and his family on the 5th of January for a reduced amount...:) At their Holiday Party... Since he is so busy through Dec. Small world..:)
I see it was a great one for you guys!! We had a wonderful Christmas... It's going to take me a week to clean up...lol

Love you guys!!!


sollie said...

Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2008 to you and your lovely family.
Hugs, Isolde

C70 said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours, T! Looks like you had a great one!

It's so much fun reading about what Connor has to say! ;)

Thanks for sharing!

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