Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Has Come & Gone

Hope you all had a Merry Christmas.  We had an enjoyable one and I was just happy to have an extra day off of work to spend with my family.  I feel like I never get enough time anymore, but I definitely took advantage of that time and spent it wisely.  We spent the day with my parents on Christmas Eve.  My sister and her family came for a visit and we enjoyed a wonderful dinner and opened our gifts.  My parents bought me a new set of cookware.  It is the Paula Deen cookware and I absolutely love it.  Here are a few pictures of it after I took it out of the box.  There are quite a few pieces and I got some great bonus pieces as well.  I love it.



Our time of gathering was cut short after Dad started experiencing some facial droop, numbness in his face and a few other issues.  We took him to the ER to be safe due to past heart issues and were told it was Bells Palsy.  Talk about an interesting evening sitting in the ER and listening to all the drama.  Ughhhh.  Here are a few other pictures that were taken with my family.



We celebrated Christmas with just the three of us on Christmas morning, but headed towards my in-laws in the early afternoon.  There is where I was given a stovetop cover that my father in-law made for me.  I absolutely love it.  He found the old red barn wood at an antique shop close to him.  He put it together and that was it.  He didn’t have to do anything and either did I.  Talk about a great gift and I love how it looks so old.  Take a look.

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My father in-law did say that he would be willing to make one for anyone that is interested.  Just let me know.


Alot of you have asked how work is going…… it is going wonderfully.  I enjoy it a great bit and have wonderful girls that I work with.  It is very rewarding, but I continue to miss Cameron a great deal.  I come home from work and he rarely wants to sit with me and rarely wants to do anything with me.  So, to say the least….. it is very hard on Mommy, but no one would understand that unless they were in the same shoes at one time.  I hope that within time he will not be so upset that I have to leave him and things will smooth out.  With all of that being said…. here are some pictures of him during Christmas morning.




Can you tell it was a Toy Story Christmas here in our house?

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Hope you all had a great Christmas and I wish you all a Happy, Healthy & Blessed New Year!!

Speaking of healthy……yes, just in case you wondered, Cameron does have pink eye yet again.  That happened during Christmas as well.  It is always interesting and there is always something happening during the weekend or the holiday when nothing is open.

Until Next Time ~ Blessings, Lisa


simple~needs said...

merry christmas!!
you got some great goodies ! i have the green set of paula deen cookware and have had it a year ( got it last christmas). you will love it. i do lots of cooking and it still looks new. :)
love the pics and thanks for sharing.

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hi Lisa,
What a fun and wonderful Christmas with your family and your inlaws and your gifts are just beautiful.
Someone else on a blog got the PD cookware as well and lucky you to receive a heart felt gift of the stovetop board. You have a wonderful FIL.

I pray your father is recovering well and I hope Camerons Pink Eye clears up soon.

Happy holiday Lisa,

Michelle~Sugar House Creations said...

Looks like a wonderful Christmas at your house. I love your stove cover! I don't think the hubs would go for that, though I do think it would encourage me to get those pots and pans cleaned a little quicker if I could then cover the stove with something pretty. :)