Sunday, December 27, 2009

Glimpses of Christmas 2009

I hope everyone had a great Christmas and you're all ready to get back into the regular grind on Monday. Me...I'm not ready for the regular grind, I still want to revel in Christmas and Christmas food!

I thought I would share some photos of Christmas 2009 in our family. And what's Christmas without food, a baby and a puppy?

First the puppy. You all remember Chorizo, who I call Precious? Here she is in all her Christmas Finery! Isn't she cute as a bug? (Remember to click on the picture to you can see those big brown eyes.)

And here's a picture of our family's baby, the littlest grandchild, Melissa. She's all dressed and ready for Santa! (Click on the picture to enlarge as she has big brown eyes as well.)

And finally...Christmas Food. Here's a picture of a few of the grandchildren all enjoying Chocolate Fondue. From left to right, Sarena, Gabriel, Freddie, April and Clarissa. (Click on this photo as well as these kids all have big brown eyes as well.)

April, my daughter is the one with her mouth open eating. She made the chocolate fondue and we had pound cake, pretzels, marshmallows, strawberries, sliced bananas, apples and raspberries for dipping. It was chocolate heaven!

And a final mosaic of myself, my mom, my brothers and sister, their spouses, and the grandchildren. One very unique item you can see in the very center of the mosaic is a package that looks like it's meat purchased at a deli or at the butcher counter. The reason it's wrapped like that is that my nephew Sean works as a butcher and he wrapped gifts for his mom and his aunts in what he had available, which was butcher wrap and used butcher stickers! Is that unique and cute or what? I'm going to keep my package and display it every year under my tree because I loved it that much! Thanks Sean!

The second picture in the bottom row from the left is Sean just arriving with the presents. He had to work and he just stopped by on his lunch hour. Oh...and what was in the package you ask? It was a little angel wind chime. We all opened our present very carefully so we didn't mess up the wrapping.

And that's it...Christmas 2009 has come to an end. I hope your Christmas was everything you hoped for and more!


  1. Lovely mosaics and a beautiful family. Love the cute lil Chorizo too.

  2. Brown is beautiful! brown eyes, brown hair, brownies....

    And..Melissa is the cherry on top of the lovely cake (family).

  3. What a gorgeous family you have! It looks as if you had a wonderful Christmas.

    Melissa is exquisite. I absolutely love her little haircut. :-)


  4. Ohh that chocolate looks amazing, and so do all those beautiful chocolate brown eyes:)
    What a beautiful family you have.
    Your nephew is so creative with the wrapping, I love it!

  5. I love a family that looks like they actually like each other. :) Looks like you had a great Christmas!

  6. Oh my God....Melissa is positively breathtaking! I hope that was the Christmas card sent out to everyone!!

    Loved the fam photos....loved the butcher paper wrapping...fabulous!

    Thanks so much for sharing with us!


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