Christmas Staycation

Happy New Year, everyone!!! Jillian Michaels gave me a nice little New Year’s wake up call this morning when I became the (seemingly) last SAHM ever to become her punching bag, I mean, start the 30 Day Shred.  She is NOT of the race that knows Joseph (Anne of Green Gables reference? Anyone?).  I am also giving Cari’s recipe for torture success a try.  Because I’m crazy and I’m tired of feeling dumpy.

Anywho! To try to keep my mind off my achy body and viciously growling tummy, I will share some pictures from our Christmas Staycation.  Dave took off Christmas week and New Years Eve and day, so we had a nice long chunk of time together as a family at home.  We are really boring homebodies and we like it.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

First baby’s first Christmas = Picture of a princess. Oh brother!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

SK rocking her hand-me-down tartan dress.

It snowed and our backyard is a hill! Win-win!!!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Dave and Pat eventually broke their $6 sleds.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Pretty pathetic.

 Speaking of pretty pathetic, that’s what SK is being today… She’s very whiney and needy.  You know, in other words, just utterly charming.  I think she misses her way-fun other parent who had to go back to work today.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I did miss celebrating Christmas with family, but I realize the other day that I have some fun trip involving family planned for every month for the next 6 months!  In a couple weeks, SK and I are going to NY and staying with Aunt Rose and Margot and Ruthie while Dave globe trots for work.  In February and March, there’s Carmela’s baptism and Easter/Jude’s/SK’s birthday (respectively).  And in April, SK and I are going to be adventurous and fly out to St. Louis to see Jane and her crew!  And summer brings even more fun and travels 🙂

Happy 2013!

 

 

3 thoughts on “Christmas Staycation

  1. We're looking forward to your visit! I have to get DJ to send the video of the dads taking the kids sledding out here. It's crazy how far they sent little Margot and Jackie down the hill.

  2. Pingback: 7 Quick Takes | McSisters

  3. Pingback: WIWS & The Epic Saga of the New Boots | McSisters

Leave a Reply