Monday, January 6, 2014

Better late than never

Here it is... the moment you've all been waiting for! Okay probably not, but here is my Christmas/New Years recap. I hope you're ready for a lot of pictures.

We spent Christmas Eve/Day with Derek and his family. I was sick as a dog, I could only breathe through my mouth and even that was uncomfortable. But I sucked it up through present opening and dinner with his family. Which by the way was an actual formal Christmas dinner, with everyone sitting in the "real" dining room and passing each dish from person to person - instead of the all out circus that usually happens in my household. 

We went to my parents the weekend after Christmas and had a blast! We opened presents as soon as we got there on Friday night (maaayybeee I'm a little impatient) and I got the BEST PRESENT EVER. My mom and dad got me the camera I have been wanting and I nearly peed my pants with excitement over it.

Even though I got this super awesome camera, I failed to take any great pictures with it. I planned to take family Christmas pictures but it was rainy and cold so no such luck.

My precious little cousin Maddy

My pretty Piper girl

Myself, my mom, and my aunt showing our three beautiful reminders of one wonderful woman.

We had a little fun Saturday night. And by "a little fun" I mean a LOT of Jager bombs.

My cousin killed her first deer, I missed out on the bloody face though

New Years Eve was spent at our local watering hole, even though I had to work the next day. We stayed until midnight, and cheersed with cheap champagne with our closest friends and brought in the New Year with a bang. I have a lot of high hopes for 2014 - a lot of big plans and a lot of changes, changes I'm looking forward to. 


scrapperjen said...

What a great Christmas! I hope you had as much fun as it looks like you had.
I hope you're feeling better!

Caitlin said...

Looks like you had a great Christmas! Wahoo for new cameras to play around with!! :)

Love that picture of all your rings!

Jay T said...

That all sounds like so much fun! Except for being sick ... that sucks like, a LOT. I'm excited for your new camera!!!

Allie @ Tales of a TwentySomething said...

I've been waiting patiently for this so thank you for finally posting it. I'll let you off the hook for how long it too because you were sick, but only because you were sick.

brooke lyn said...

i probably shouldn't make fun of you for being a mouth breather, because i think i am getting a cold myself, but it's just too funny not to ;)

Sara Elizabeth said...

yay for your new dslr!!

Anonymous said...

Glad you had a nice Christmas even though you were sick!


Duh! Danae said...

Those rings so sweet!

Kerry @ Till Then Smile Often said...

Congrats on the new camera. My family is the free for all present openers and serve yourself kind too so it is hard when we have to be all patient and such, doesn't always work! ;)

Hallie Oceanside said...

new cameras are the BEST!
I am glad you had such a great Christmas/New Years, it looked perfect!

Angi Solle said...

Okay stop it, you have the cutest family ever! That deer picture made me laugh, almost as much as some of those fun sweaters! Looks like you had a great holiday!


Amanda - Voyage of the MeeMee said...

Look how hot you were on NYE! OW-OWWWWWWWWWW!
Piper is so cute!!!! I think you should take LOTS of pictures of her with your new camera. ;)

Corie said...

I'm glad you had a great Christmas! Yay for getting the camera!

Kathy @ Vodka and Soda said...

yay for your DSLR! i have yet to figure out how to use mine and (shamefully) use the auto setting but my goal this year is to actually LEARN how to use the damn thing!

Vodka and Soda

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