|I start my documentation of this wonderful
holiday with the decorations at our house. I forgot to take pictures
of our outdoor lights, which is unfortunate because they were the best
we've had in years. (Also the first time Eric has helped me put them
up in years - coincidence?) The tour continues on to Westville, OK
and Eureka, MT.
|Christmas ornaments on the chandelier
|Vintage Brodie picture decor
|I was trying to take a picture of the tree but there was an obstacle
|Living room decor
|After Christmas, Eric was trying to open his gifts, but he had too much help
|Rewind to Christmas Eve, celebrating my birthday in Westville
|I enjoyed spending my birthday with hurricane Brodie.
This is how he drives, always looking to the rear and always at full speed.
|PePaw and Brodie had a lot of fun with their matching hats
|This captures Brodie so well - barely touching the ground in his excitement
Lots of fun with matching furry hats
|Speaking of fun, check out this awesome farm play set.
|What a ham!
|Brodie had a blast opening his gifts
|Prisser, sleeping beauty in the midst of the Christmas craziness
Mom models a funny hat I made for her
|Brodie, trying to use the camera I gave him for Christmas
to photograph the beautiful lights at Rhema Bible College
|MeMaw and Brodie feeding the ducks
|Desirae and Keith, still lovebirds
|Sisters in the lights
|Another view of the light display
Gran asked if I'd take a family picture of my Uncle
Larry's family on Christmas day. I was very happy to do so!
|Meanwhile, in Montana...Eric arrived on Christmas Eve to a white world
|He bravely hosted a party at our house without me. It was a big crowd!
Everyone sweetly gathered to send me a greeting via text
| Everyone laughed about how I would react to the mess in our
|Then they brought some order to the chaos to calm my psyche.
|Each time I went to town, I'd encounter the town turkeys - usually in the road
|Pigeon Bridge looking lovely in the snow
|Evening sun as seen from our house across the frozen lake
|Larry, Rebecca, Katie, Mary Beth, and Gus gave us a very nice visit
|We had an adventure with our first fire - the new pipe created a house full
of smoke. Excitement!
|Larry loaned us his 4-wheeler plow, which came in handy clearing our road