Tuesday, December 23, 2014

December Daily- Day 22

Patrick did not have school today, but both Mommy and Daddy still had to go to work. So Patrick got to go to work with Daddy today. They got to do some fun things like ride the go-cart around the warehouse and play with Blitz.

This evening when I got home and checked the mail, Patrick received a response letter from Santa! It even had the North Pole postmark cancellation on it! (Mommy rocks the house y'all) :)

He thought it was pretty cool, but I wasn't sure that he totally loved it. However, this morning he wanted to bring the letter to show Grandma. So maybe he did think it was pretty cool.

Here is the page for Day 22 (please ignore the messy house in the background) :)

Monday, December 22, 2014

December Daily- Days 19-21

It was a busy weekend!

Friday was Patrick's school Christmas party.

Saturday was our 5th Annual Christmas Lobster dinner with our very good friends. Names have been removed. This is a two page spread with a 4x8 insert in the middle. I realized later that I don't have the date or numbers anywhere. I will either add something before it is printed or add embellishments after printing.

Sunday was cookie decorating!!

Friday, December 19, 2014

December Daily- Day 18

Well I am officially getting exhausted from the Christmas season. I'm ready for it to be done :( Maybe it's because I know I don't have time off of work this year like I have had in the past, so there is not much relaxing time to enjoy the holiday to look forward to.

Day 18 was pretty uneventful. Another normal day, however one of my sweet coworkers gave my children chocolate reindeer heads as a small Christmas gift. Of course they had to be eaten that evening. The picture of them is not that great, but it shows how they certainly could not sit still before diving right into those reindeer.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December Daily- Day 17

Today's page came with inspiration from Cathy Zielske and her very simple clean style. I wanted to get a picture of our house with the Christmas lights on it. Each year we try to add something to the decorations so one day I would like to be able to look back.

Also, Rachel absolutely loves looking at the Christmas lights and the way she says it is so precious. I video'ed her on our way home so that I could capture the memory of it. There are so many things that Patrick used to say growing up that I don't remember, so I had to get this one documented.

Day 17:

Linking up with Ali Edwards today.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

December Daily- Day 16

I was listening to the Scrap Gals podcast during work today and they randomly mentioned they had seen a scrapbooker make an album just of their pets. It got me to thinking and I realized that this will be Blitz's first Christmas. He has been a wonderful addition to our family and we love him as much as he loves us. So in honor of his first Christmas, I decided to make the page about him. Now I did try to get a picture of him with a Santa hat on, however this one came out so much better.

Linking up with Ali Edwards December Daily project.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

December Daily- Day 15

Just a quick post today. Christmas cards are coming in very slow this year and I had planned on having a page documenting my Christmas card tree. However, this was before all of the prelit lights went out on my tree. Last year I had added one strand to the middle because those went out, and now this year as I finally received more Christmas cards, the rest of the lights went out! More words for the story I guess.

My page for December 15th took A LOT of inspiration from Ali Edwards.

Monday, December 15, 2014

December Daily- Days 12-14

Lots of pages to share today from the weekend happenings. I also took a lot of inspiration from Ali Edwards for these pages. I really enjoyed the journaling on the 13th. It made it so much easier to write and tell the story. Also on the 14th, I wrote the journaling as if it was a letter to each child describing their Santa visit.

December 12- I took the kids to go see the drive through Christmas lights at one of the public parks on the lake.

December 13- We decorated gingerbread houses with Grandmother. A two page spread since I wanted to get action shots and finished product pictures.

December 14- A visit from Santa Claus. Another two page spread with a 4x8 insert in between the pages to tell the story of the visit to each child.