12.26.2012

A MERRY "KRYSH"MAS


Well, they don't call it the most wonderful time of year for nothing....





{Billy as a little one in the middle}




{the boys with a sweet family friend, Jim, who has dressed up as Santa for their family for many, many years}


{the beginning of an intense cousin ping pong tournament...
guess who won the $100? Me and Billy! Duh.}


Some highlights from this Christmas:

Besides the most important part-being able to spend it with all our families{my parents, my Mom's side, and my in-laws}and just enjoying all of the wonderful company, my favorite parts were playing Gestures with my parents, the cousins ping-pong tournament where me and Billy came out on top winning $100 {did you really doubt us? ;}, watching hours and hours of home videos of Billy and his siblings as babies and a little boy, giving Billy his gifts and setting up his new iPhone that I got him, and having a true white Christmas {the snow has been SO much fun!}. Our families were so generous to us and we are feeling so thankful and blessed...it has been one heck of a Christmas. Some of our favorite gifts were Tory Burch revas {love them!}, new cozy slippers{much needed}, a North Face winter coat, lots of work out / running clothes, perfume, a new drill for Billy, dress shoes, Express/Nike shirts, and ski clothes for our upcoming trip next week. As I speak {type}, we are in a winter storm warning and supposed to get an inch of snow every hour! I can't complain because I'm absolutely loving it and besides, shoveling is a great workout. Especially when I ate everything under the sun these past couple days.

detox to begin.... now.  

*our si.pi.di link-up will resume next week and for the rest of this week I plan to soak up the holiday still and celebrate! Tonight is one of my best friend's birthdays so that is on the agenda for this evening. Looking forward to seeing my girlfriends and sharing our stories from Christmas.


Hope you had a warm and wonderful holiday season and continue to celebrate, too! xo 



26 comments :

  1. Love your TB flats - they are the best! And this snowfall today should be interesting....I'm on the northern edge of Franklin county and we are getting hammered!

    xx Emily @ laughliveandshop.blogspot.com

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  2. Jealous that you got some snow :) They called for it here and it totally missed us! Have a blessed New Year!

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  3. You are gorgeous, dear! In love with your Sweater Dress and your new Tory Burch flats! Too cute!

    XO
    Amanda @ Faith Love Strength

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  4. The last two pictures are just adorable! And what a beautiful setting. M glad you had such a wonderful Christmas :)

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  5. What a wonderful celebration! Love the festive photos :)

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  6. Those pics of you and Rocketed in the snow are BEAUTIFUL! Just love 'em. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

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  7. The last picture of you and Rocky is my fave!!! :) Give the Revas some time to break in, they aren't so comfortable initially but over time you get used to them! :)

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  8. How fun that you had a white Christmas! You look so pretty in all of your pictures, and it looks like the perfect holiday. I love your TB flats and gold dot pajamas!

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  9. Looks & sounds like y'all had a wonderful Christmas!!!

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  10. Oh my gosh..you frolicking outside in the snow with your pup makes me happy. Ohio finally has snow and I am LOVING it!! Yay! Looks like you had a great Christmas.

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  11. Okay, it looks like you had the best Christmas ever. We had a white christmas too and it was amazing! I'm loving those pictures of you and your cute furry one in the snow :)

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  12. It looks like you had an amazing christmas! Hope your new years us even better!

    www.teenyhippie.com

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  13. Where in the world did you get those polka dot pjs?! I'm so jealous that you got a white Christmas. We got one in 2010, but just barely! It started snowing at 7 p.m. on Christmas night and snowed all night! The pictures of you and Rocky in the snow are adorable!

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  14. Looks like a wonderful Christmas! Love your holiday outfit too :)

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  15. I love your red heels! Red heels are on my bucket list, just haven't found the right pair yet! Merry Christmas! :)

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  16. Katie!!

    Love these gorgeous pictures. You look stunning in every pic- the polka dot tights are red heels are a lovely combo!

    XO Jenna
    Demureindiamonds.blogspot.com

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  17. Girl, we are no where near snow. I was sweating today in my car and had the windows cracked.
    Glad y'all had a merry one! :)

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  18. Those pictures of you and Rocky are the cutest!! So sweet! Glad you all had a wonderful Christmas!

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  19. Lovely Chrsitmas pictures!!!
    And I love your new Revas!!!

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  20. Love the pictures... what kind of camera do you use?!

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  21. Gotta love a TB box under the tree! That green sweater looks fantastic on you, btw. Merry Christmas!

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  22. Tory Birch and Snow...I'm SO Jealous!!!!
    Enjoy some snow for me. We are only supposed to get a dusting out of this storm :(

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  23. Rocky is too cute! and looks like you had an amazing holiday! xoxo

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  24. I have to say that these pictures are SO beautiful. I especially love the photo with the lights in the snow. Gorgeous. Glad to see you had a wonderful Christmas!

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  25. Loving the snow with the multi colored Christmas lights, very beautiful!
    Love your new shoes too!
    Hate that pop up that blocks all your pictures...=(


    Happy Holidays!


    Brooke

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