Family Album: The Umpteenth Day of Christmas…

It’s not a day, it’s a season, right? And we wrung every last bit of holly and ivy and mistletoe and ho ho ho out of the holiday. There was food. There was fun. There were animals of all varieties ruining our rugs. Here’s the photo  wrap-up:


Gail was first to arrive. She, the CE and PG cleaned up nicely for our Elves Night Out dinner.


Our decorating elves, Julia, Grant and Becker joined us that evening. Many thanks to them for making our house festive again this year!


Don’t forget Henry! Here he poses with his Christmas portrait (photo credit Julia)


Kirk and Ian were among the sprightly elves that evening.


Daniel quickly cuddled up with the Shoo Bear after arriving home from NYC.


Tiny also flew in with his family, although he appears to have left his holiday cheer behind in NYC.


Thomas and Granny share a moment.


Victoria came bearing quiches and took home this little memento. Friends forever!


Breakfast of champions for Taylor.


“Can we just start opening presents finally?”


Thomas, Ang and James are all ready for 2016.


Daniel’s big gift was a portrait of Dante and Sandro courtesy of @bannahsa


A new Santa for Granny’s collection.


And this is the only photo I got of the boys together. Next year’s Christmas card?


Gail and Taylor


James, Daniel and Thomas


And just when Chloe thought things might calm down, more cousins arrived!


Vivie and Ev were camera ready


Caleigh will stay rainbow warm in her new coat.


Ah, a California Christmas: cousin fun in the jacuzzi


Viv and James


Tina took her girls over to visit Granny and her Santa collection.


Thomas, Angie and James squeeze in one last trip to the beach before heading back to the city.

Thanks to all for making Christmas 2015 merry and bright! xoxo


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Empty nester searching for meaning of life through the occasional chicken epiphany.
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5 Responses to Family Album: The Umpteenth Day of Christmas…

  1. citymama says:

    I promise to never complain about photo requests again. these pics are priceless- capturing another Christmas hosted flawlessly by PP and the CE. thank you for everything. how very fortunate we all are. we miss you already. LOVE you!!!!

  2. dizzyguy says:

    The photos are great, thank youi CCL!

  3. tdevir says:

    Wonderful pics from a wonderful Christmas!! Thank you for continuing to host and celebrate with us when we arrived a few days later. It is so special for me to watch my girls gleefully running through your house finding Christmas magic around every corner. Giant Santas, toy trains, fruit harvesting, chicken wrangling, Chloe & Soho snuggling, night swimming, cousin time, oh and presents galore… so many memories made!! xo

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