Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The past few months have been a bit busy for us and we were all sick a couple of times too, which left little time to get a photograph of all of us for this years Christmas card. In lieu of a card, we thought we’d wish you all a Merry Christmas this way and show you what we’ve been up to these past few months.

Right before Thanksgiving, Asher brought home Norovirus from school, which pretty much ruled out doing us anything for a whole week at our house. After we all recovered from that, both Madelyn and Asher caught colds that have yet to go away. But in between the sniffles and coughs, we’ve managed to pick out a Christmas tree and do some decorating.

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As you can see, ornaments are best displayed very close together.

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Don’t you love our decorating? The kids took over most of it and we have garland and strings of lights all over the house; which includes walls and windows as the first picture shows you.  Once you’re done decorating the tree {and every square inch of the house}, have your sibling decorate you as a tree!

Madelyn had a Holiday program last week and she did such a great job! Asher was so excited to watch her, that he couldn’t sit still for more than 2 min at a time. He also, wanted to help me take pictures of Madelyn while I tried desperately to get a decent shot or video of her. Ahhhh…. concerts with a 3-year-old…..

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Unfortunately, Asher was too sick on the day his class had their Holiday Program:(

He was better by this past Wednesday, which was also Madelyn’s early release day from school, so we decided to bake cookies once she came home. Once I had my special coffee in hand and the supplies were pulled out of the cabinets, we were ready to bake.

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A couple of days ago, I ended up bringing my bangs back.

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They couldn’t help but have some goofy moments. Madelyn is quite the drama queen, incase you couldn’t tell.


Asher was concerned about the rocking the mixer was doing at max speed. He figured he should hold on to it to make sure it didn’t hop off the counter.

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Aren’t these critter cut-outs awesome? I got them at Ikea a few weeks ago. When Madelyn asked about our normal Christmas cut-outs, I told her it was a critter Christmas this year.

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We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and a New Year filled with happiness! We love you all and next year, I’ll get going on those Christmas cards earlier:)

With love,

Marzena, Dave, Madelyn and Asher

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