Our Christmas vacation was grand!
Todd and I had a date night to the Summit Room last week. (Thank you for babysitting, Seth!)
Then on the 19th we had Christmas with Todd’s family at his parents’ house. We enjoyed time opening gifts and stockings and had a great meal of hors d’ouvres.
We also attended a funeral for a family friend that afternoon. His death was unexpected, but his life was one to be admired. The funeral was a celebration of his life, a call to Christ, and a reminder of how much influence we can have if we allow ourselves to be used in that way.
The Sunday night before Christmas, we went on a search for Christmas lights! We copied Mix and Match Mama’s idea, and wore jammies and drank hot cocoa while we drove around Charlotte. We also ate homemade popcorn. If you need some ideas for the best Christmas lights around Charlotte, we used this article from Scoop Charlotte as a guide.
On the 23rd, my parents watched Davis for the afternoon. While they were making a gingerbread train station, Todd and I had a sushi lunch and knocked out some items on our to do list. You’ve got to love a day date!
On Christmas Eve, we attended our church’s worship experience. It was an incredible presentation of the gospel, and another reminder of the talent on our church staff.
The message was called “The Whisper of Christmas.”
We spent the majority of Christmas day celebrating at my parents’ house! We ate delicious food, drank some brunch cocktails, and shared gifts. (Oh and we worked on potty training…I don’t think I mentioned that we conquered that over Christmas!)
The day after Christmas, we went to my grandparents’ house to celebrate with my aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. It was so fun, and seeing all of these little ones together is the best.