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Entries from December 2010

Merry Christmas!

December 26th, 2010 by Eleanor · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

We started off Christmas day with girls’ Christmas gift to us — sleeping until 8:40am.  They then came into our bed for a little Christmas morning snuggling.  I imagine that will be the latest we’ll be sleeping in on Christmas for at least 15 years, so we were sure to savor it.  Lydia and Hadley […]

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Twas the Night Before Christmas. . .

December 25th, 2010 by Eleanor · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Here are a few pics from Christmas eve.  We got all dressed up and went to church.  We made it almost through the entire service before it was clear it was time to go (we weren’t the only parents ducking out early).  As we were leaving with our squirming toddlers, a very nice lady came up […]

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Christmas weekend downtown

December 24th, 2010 by Eleanor · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

I got a great rate at the Fairmont, a beautiful old hotel in downtown Seattle that gets decked for the holidays, and the 4 of us spent last weekend in the city.  One of my reasons for choosing the Fairmont is their fabulous Teddy Bear Suite — a room that is completely decorated in teddy bears.  It’s […]

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Getting ready for Christmas

December 24th, 2010 by Eleanor · Comments Off on Getting ready for Christmas · Uncategorized

I got a request for a pic of our tree, so here it is with our two fabulous decorators. . . And here’s a pic of Hadley and Lydia modeling the beautiful Christmas dresses that Grandma C. and Aunt Cathy made.  Aunt Cathy did the amazing appliques (sp?) and Grandma C. did a fabulous job of […]

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Thanksgiving in Michigan

December 10th, 2010 by Eleanor · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I’ve been doing some major blog neglect lately — apologies.  Holidays, life with twins, and myriad other lame excuses.   Anyhow, here’s a quick November update.  I had a great, low-key birthday, spending the day with my two favorite toddlers who were very “helpful” in opening my presents.  They are clearly starting to get the whole gift thing — […]

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