Holidays are the best. I look forward to the Christmas season and especially, Christmas break all year. Here are a few highlights from the last few weeks. I loved getting all the pre-Christmas gifts and cards in the mail. One of my favorite was the 12 days of Christmas box I got from my gma Farrell. Inside each numbered box was a candy, or bag of treats etc. It even had a pear for the partidge on day 1!
Goodbye Sunbeam class. The year is over and that means I am no longer with my Sunbeams. It was a fun, exciting and stressful experience haha. Here is a picture of my class on our "party" day. We played games, ate snacks and enjoyed the lights and hanging snowlake chains that I hung from the ceiling. These are the names of my kids from left to right: Sebastian, Hannah, Ayssa, Triston :)...yes, the one that made me cry, Allie)
Before Christmas break we got together with our cousins on the other side of Las Vegas. Here is a picture of Mike with Brady and Easton, his cousin's twins. Mike says he feels a connection with them because of the red hair :)
Houston! Mike and I spent the Christmas break in Houston with his family. We got to see his brother, wife and kid Jackson (who we hadn't seen in more than a year!) Jackson enjoyed playing with me and his uncle Mike or "Lype" and "Light" as he called him. His favorite was bouncing on the trampoline and having Mike help him dunk the basketball hoop.
This was another favorite game, the basket magic carpet ride! We often found Jackson entirely emptying his bin of toys...NOT to play with the toys, but to have Mike carry him around in the basket. This kept Jackson entertained for the majority of the Christmas Eve program.
We also went to the zoo, played wii, the boys played a lot of basketball and any other game involving competition, visited family, visited family, played games, ate, looked at Houston homes which are SO cheap, and LOVED IT. Thanks to Mike's family for the great trip.
I missed my family which was scattered in Virginia and other parts of the US, but I know they still had a great time.
Now I'm back to work and trying to figure out the next big thing to look forward too :(