we spent so much time snuggled around the tree this year. chloe loved the sparkle of the lights and we have always wanted a house with a fireplace. it was as cozy as we imagined it would be.
we opened our stockings before we packed up to leave for temecula to spend time with our parents. santa was very generous this year (visiting us at 4 houses). we got everything from tasty new cooking spices to warm little socks.
this year we:
-celebrated with a cozy home-cooked dinner in on our never-been-used wedding china,
-bought official stockings as our parents still hold our childhood ones captive,
-and bought a tree that was taller than me.
with a new addition to the family we started thinking about what traditions we'd like to have for our little family. we'll see what we come up with for next year.