Christmas 2012

Our Christmas was wonderful...

Adam and I caught Camp looking up the fireplace on Christmas Eve with hopes of catching a glimpse of Santa. The anticipation and excitement in Camp was just so sweet. We read a few Christmas bedtime stories and surprisingly Camp fell asleep quickly! While we were reading Camp asked if Santa had arrived yet. :)

We left cookies and milk out for Santa.

Santa worked his magic and left lots of presents for two sweet boys...

Camp woke up around 6:30 and came into our room announcing, "Santa's been here!! He brought me a Lego table, Hulk hands, and a Spiderman ball!!" SWEET boy scouted his loot before coming in our room. I would have loved to have seen him out there checking out his gifts all by himself for the first time. 

We didn't waste any time to start ripping and tearing!

Collins loves his fire truck ride on toy!

We spent a lovely morning at home...I made my usual breakfast casserole and my great grandmother's coffee cake. 

We then headed to Yaya & Bop Bop's to open more presents and eat a fabulous Christmas dinner. Standing rib roast, scalloped potatoes, green beans, and squash were on the menu. Yummy!
We had pound cake, pecan pie, and candy cane martinis for dessert...perfection. :)

Sweetest four year old boy!

I think Collins enjoyed his first Christmas!

It was a wonderful Christmas, indeed!! We are so blessed!


'twas the night before Christmas

FOUR stockings hung by the chimney with care...

Jake made his final appearance this morning and left a note for Camp...

Camp was pretty excited to read it. Jake even said that Camp could give him a hug goodbye and Camp was beyond thrilled!!

Our 2012 Christmas card.

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!


rudolph the reindeer nose

one of camp's favorite songs this year...probably second to jingle bell rock. 
rudolph the reindeer nose...had a very shiny nose. 
we don't correct him. :)

One night last week, we headed out to look at Christmas lights. Collins wore his festive Christmas pajamas!

Camper all ready to go look at lights!

Our first stop was to get some donuts! Usually we get Krismas Kremes for viewing Christmas lights, but Dunkin Donuts is just so much closer to our house! :)

We went to several of the houses on the tour of lights. There are some really creative lights out there! 

On Thursday we headed to the mall to see Santa. This is Camp trying to check him out while waiting in line.

Camper wanted to check out the snow! :)

Camp's request for Santa: "A helicopter with guns that shoots dinosaurs and a monster truck"

Collins grabbed a hold of Santa's beard and wouldn't let go! 

Collins with his "Baby 1st Christmas" ornament!

On Friday night I made homemade hot chocolate and we watched Elf.


Camp and Collins got an awesome playground thanks to Yaya, Bop Bop, & Mamaw. We've already had so much fun playing on it.

Bop Bop and Chris spent almost three full days assembling it. Patience is a must when putting something like this together. I really think I would have gone crazy trying to put it together. 

The Gunters love their new playground!!! 

Camper and Daddy discussing something important. Camp wants to spend the night in his new play house, but I don't think Daddy would fit! :) Camp wants to eat most meals out on the picnic table attached to the playground.

Sunday morning surprise treats from my boys!! 

Santa visited Camp's preschool. His teacher sent me this sweet picture. I wish I knew what he was saying!! :)

I gave Collins Cheerios for the first time yesterday. He LOVES them! Both boys were sitting up at the bar this morning for breakfast eating Cheerios. Camp was just "eating the milk". :) Silly boy!