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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Holiday Fun

We've had a busy few weeks here at the Hall household.  Where to start?

Michaela and I were the lucky beneficiaries of 4 tickets to see the CARE Ballet performance of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas (Thanks Shannon!).  With our last minute receipt of the tickets we were glad that our friends Sarah and Owen were able to come along when we invited them.  Sarah and I were leery of how the night would go (two pregnant women towing along two 2 year olds... you get the picture), but we were both pleasantly surprised with how well-behaved our kids were with the new experience.  Owen & Michaela were able to be more quiet and have better manners than the older kids seated in front of and behind us!

Michaela LOVED the ballet, and spent the next day twirling around the house saying, "I'm a ballerina!"

She wouldn't go near Santa, but enjoyed meeting one of the little mice afterwards.

Horrible picture of Michaela, but I couldn't get her to stand next to Owen afterwards for a nice picture... We have to work with what we've got. ;)

All right, our next adventures included decorating our Christmas Tree.  Michaela LOVES, LOVES, LOVES the tree!  Every day when I turn the lights on she climbs on the couch and watches.  As soon as they're plugged in and shining she breaks out into the hugest grin and usually claps her hands as well.  While we were assembling (yes, it's fake) and decorating the tree, we'd keep asking her what she thought of the tree.  Her response was (and still is) consistently, "I love it so very much!"  She likes to tell it good night and even give it kisses and hugs.

Saying "cheese."  I'm not sure who told her to put the extra "cheese" into it, but she does this every time you tell her to smile lately... :D

"I love it so very much!"

And lastly, here's a cute shot of Michaela "hiding" from Mommy with a little help from Daddy one day.  She was having so much fun in there with all her friends she didn't want to come out for over 10 minutes.



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1 Comments:

At January 6, 2010 at 7:21 AM , Anonymous Shannon said...

Oh how fun...all of it!! :)

 

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