“It smells old”

Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday.

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Mine was amazing! I got off of work on Christmas Eve and drove to my sissy’s house. We had dinner and then watched White Christmas. Bing Crosby is such a babe! After that I turned on the A Christmas Story for my nieces.
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Christmas Eve shenanigans:

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After all the kiddies fell asleep, we brought up all of the presents. WOAH! There were so many. Then at 8:30 a.m. everyone rushed upstairs and we started opening our prezzies. I love Christmas – I was spoiled rotten and so was everyone in my family.

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Here is a video of my mom opening her book and all of us crying:



Pictures of Christmas Past:

Centerville living room – Mom’s Christmas Reaction 2005:
Centerville Living room – Mom’s Christmas Reaction 2007:
Christmas Eve at Tikal, Guatemala 2008:
Christmas Day Rio Dulce, Guatemala 2008:
Christmas Eve 12th floor Guatemala house 2009:
Christmas Eve SLC International Airport 2010:
Christmas Day – Mesa, Arizona 2010:

I love this time of year – mostly because I get to spend time with my hilarious family. Merry Christmas!