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Christmas Part One

Christmas was a whirlwind as always.  We worked it out in such a way that we were able to celebrate with both side of the family.  We had "Christmas Eve" on Thursday (two days early) with my family at my house so that we were able to have the experience with both sides of the family.  Mom, Dad, and Aunt Ellen came in that day and stayed in a hotel. Uncle Jay, Katie, Carly, Lacey, Patrick, and Corbin all stayed at our house so the kids could all be together.  We enjoyed gumbo, visiting, and allowing the kids to play late into the night (all while Michael was at work running Escape Artist).


 The next morning we all woke up early and got read for our "Christmas".  Gigi, Brandy, Aunt Lisa, and Blakeleigh all arrived around 10:30 and to Gigi's surprise Uncle Jay and his kids were there, which made her holiday extra special! We enjoyed a traditional ham dinner and then opened gifts.  The kids enjoyed opening gifts while we all watched them.  It was a fun day full o…