Merry Christmas, y'all!
Don't you like a my half-dead plants. Can you believe it, two plants that started out whole and beautiful a few weeks ago have wilted and died on one side. I don't get it. I watered them, saw to it they had plenty of light... But the good news is that the rosemary plant is growing new shoots on the part that is alive, meaning I should have fresh rosemary for months to come.
The Obenhaus' home got things rolling this weekend. Since my SIL has to work on Christmas, my oldest daughter and her family traveled over the Red River and through the Arbuckle Mountains to Grammy's house and we all gathered Sunday for Christmas part one.
|If you look really hard, you can see my granddaughter whining in the chair to the left.|
|My oldest and youngest grandchildren, enjoying Big Daddy's train.|
Our dogs and all the grandpups were happy to celebrate, too.
Needless to say, there is always plenty of chaos.
There's also lots of food and time to catch up with each other.
And lest we forget the goofiness.
Elijah loves dancing Santa.
And opening presents.
But all that fun can wear a little guy out.
And remember these?
Well, at the insistence of my youngest son, I gave those Oreo truffles another go. As many of you suggested, I froze them this time and not only did they retain their shape, they were so much easier to dip.
Much better than last week's presentation.
And since I was dipping, I had to go ahead and do some dipped pretzels, too.
You can see how I did that here.
I love it when all the kids are home. With everyone's busy lives, it's an occasion that is all-too-rare and one that is definitely celebrated when we finally do come together.
So from my family to yours, may your Christmas be filled with love, the blessing of family and the joy of our Lord and Savior Jesus.
Merry Christmas, everyone!