December 24th 2013 – Christmas Eve
We usually always celebrate Christmas Eve at Nonna and Papa’s house! A traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner of the feast of the 7 fishes complete with Alio Olio! My favorite pasta!
Presents for Layla!
Dennis holding and meeting baby Luke!
The drive over to Nonna and Papa’s always puts Sam to sleep!
Coloring in her new coloring book and opening more presents!
Sam asleep with his hands in his pants! Another “tradition”
My beautiful family!
Beautiful Nonna and her three grand-babies!
Nonna and Papa with their pride and joy times 3!
I am lucky in love and family! That is for sure!
His first grand-baby love! A sweet moment between Layla and her Papa.
Watching Nonna and Papa’s silly singing instrument playing Holiday Disney character band!
Papa with his boys! I love this picture!
Luke’s boo boo lip in Papa’s arms.
Layla writing her letter to Santa with Papa’s help!
Papa helping Layla writing! I love this moment!
Luke in his Christmas eve outfit his Nonna bought him!
My three little loves in their Christmas pajamas, in front of Nonna and Papa’s Christmas tree on Christmas eve!
We are so very lucky!
Layla giving Luke some Christmas Eve kisses!
Papa and his final grand baby! Nothing but pride, love and pure joy!
Layla and Sam lovin’ on Nonna!
Sam lovin’ on his Papa! Just look at those smiles!
Home from Nonna and Papa’s tracking Santa with NORAD!
December 25th 2013 MERRY CHRISTMAS
Merry first Christmas Luke!
Coming out to see what Santa brought!
Scooters, a Batman ride-on car for Sam, a skateboard for Layla…
Super stoked on a stuffed Doc Mcstuffins doll!
Layla reading Santa’s note back to her and seeing what cookies he ate and what snacks the reindeer enjoyed!
Opening her Hello Kitty Vans!
Hugs for presents on Christmas!
A bubble blowing lawn mower!
Testing our his new scooter in the house.
Christmas dinner…That is a huge piece of meat!
Sam cruising his new scooter!
Layla trying out her new skateboard!
Christmas morning scooter and skateboard fun!
Mmmm brunch! Pecan rolls and cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting!
Happy Half Birthday Layla! 5 1/2 years old today!
More presents! Ahta & Uncle Joel and the Roerigs came over, round 2!
Sam’s first T-ball set from Ahta and Uncle Joel!
The famous Rainbow loom from Ahta and Uncle Joel!
Sam was stoked on his box of balls from the Roerigs!
Layla was so stoked on her big Lego set! Thank you Ahta and Uncle Joel!
Sam hanging out with Dax on Christmas morning!
Ahta loving on Luke!
Nanny giving Luke some Christmas morning love!
Ahta and Little Luke.
Luke all tired out in Ahta’s arms! Christmas is exhausting when you are 2 weeks old!
Uncle Joel getting pretty comfortable holding our new babies!
Ahta and Uncle Joel with their Team Z niece and nephews!
Lauren meeting loving on baby Luke!
Guy and his huge roast!
Alicia loving on baby Luke!
Merry Christmas everyone!
I LOVE this man and all he has given me!
My little family!
Layla is 5 1/2 on Christmas 2013 and Luke is 2 weeks old today too!
Layla and Abby, girlfriends for life!
This crazy group of fun, loving and yes, I said it twice, CRAZY people are my family!
Lauren and Shawn!
Jocelyn holds baby Luke!