Sunday, December 26, 2010

Look what our kids gave us for Christmas!

Creative gifts from the heart.
Take a look, but we are not including names.

In random order:

The picture I took of these does not do justice. LOVE them (the pictures and the people in them!)  
So excited to receive these!

This was delivered to our home a few hours before leaving for the Christmas Eve Party.
So we were able to bring this and share. Plus we had more to share the next day.

The DVD below is outstanding. Very professional looking. 
And of course everyone knows we love the pictures! We will keep this forever.
and just so you'll know, they have already given us DVDs of Cami.

Are these not the prettiest flowers and scarves you have ever seen?
All handmade just for me!

Another PRICELESS gift.
This is a gorgeous book filled with pictures of the past year of this family.
Next time you are at our house you will enjoy looking through it. 
I tried to show you a sampling of a few pages but they would only appear sideways on this blog. 

I have never been to one of these, have you?
Can hardly wait!!!!!!!  Den says he wants to go to so I wonder if they will let men in?

Dennis was in tears after reading the personal letter to him inside one of these books. 
He will love reading these. For sure. For sure.

Tyler and Karen were both SO SO SAD that their gift did not make it in time for Christmas. 
They sent it priority and in plenty of time, but it still is in mail land somewhere. 
I will be hunting down the mailman tomorrow!

We feel so blessed to have such THOUGHTFUL children.

And just have to include one of my favorite pictures of Christmas 2010.
Cousins, Campbell and Jonas, getting into the fridge. 
They came out with Cam eating an apple, 
and Jonas holding an orange trying to figure out how to break into it!


Karen Mortensen said...

Wonderful gifts. I went to a Time Out for Women this past Sept. in Sacremento. It was wonderful. You will love it.

cristie said...

love these photos and seeing this wonderful family. xox

Ammy said...

Time Out for Women is THE BEST!!!! You will enjoy it..I have been to two of them and I can still remember them. Take a notebook and pencil to take notes. You'll love it.

Grandmotherfairy said...

Sweet post filled with wonderful treasures...glad you had the Merriest of Chrsitmas's

Dad and Susan said...

These may have been gifts to you, but they are gifts for us too because we get to share in the happiness they bring. Can't wait to see them "in person." As always, we LOVE the pictures. Love, Dad and Susan

Sue said...

These are the very best kinds of gifts to receive. Glad you had such a wonderful Christmas!


grandmapeg said...

What wonderful gifts from your children!!! I think the DVD ideas and the book of pictures would be a favorite for sure! I think the picture of Cami and Jonas is precious!! Would you believe I forgot to take any pictures of our family gathering??? Craig did the movie camera but I simply FORGOT to take any pictures!! Anyway, thanks for sharing!!!!

Lisa said...

I enjoyed seeing all the beautiful gifts that it felt like i got them too! Seriously. It really did. There's something so magical & inspiring in all of these wonderful gifts from your beloved! Thanks for sharing!

Amy Nielson said...

Those are all great gifts. I love the gifts that come from the heart!! :)

And thank you for the sweet card you sent me. That meant a lot to me.

Amy Nielson said...

Oh, and I just bought tickets to Time Out For Women. I've never been but heard great things, so I am excited to go.

Valerie said...

Looks like you had a very Merry Christmas! I'm sure you will enjoy that Time Out!
Chad Lewis was in a Spanish class with me at BYU years ago. I didn't get to know him, but of course everyone knew who he was. And then he got even bigger.