Monday, December 27, 2010

Falalalala Lala Lala

This year I hosted my very first Christmas dinner, complete with turkey and Claire's sweet potato soufflé! E grew up celebrating Christmas, but I basically took in the festivities at friends' or cousins' houses since we didn't really celebrate in my house, so it was a big deal for me to begin traditions for our little family.

We combined Indy's birthday with Christmas since E's mother, father, sister and her husband were all here visiting from the States.

The house was festive, the food was delicious and the air was full of love!

Hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas too!

oh christmas tree my christmas tree...

indy's first words christmas morning: "what is THAT?" as he pointed to the bounty under the tree.

sleepy-eyed: you know i love you when i'm willing to post a bed-head family photo!

the fabulous chocolate/vanilla/pudding birthday cake made for indy by my bff, jenn

indy now equates birthdays with cake...guess it's better than thinking it means "presents"


Ren- Lady Of The Arts December 27, 2010 at 4:38 PM  

Love you photos-
That cake is beautiful!
Glad you had a lovely holiday!

Faiza December 28, 2010 at 1:40 PM  

merry christmas!!!!

indio is turning into a little boy! adorable!

hope you are enjoying the post holiday glow.

miss you!

Keep On S'myelin! December 28, 2010 at 10:13 PM  

Beautiful photos! Jen did a great job on Indy's cake...looks yummy! Glad to hear you had a very merry Christmas! xo

Karina December 29, 2010 at 5:39 PM  

What a beautiful Christmas ;) it's great to see it was wonderful! Love all the pictures ;) Indio looks so cute and your family picture lovely ;) xo. P.S. It's great that you got to do tamales once. Where is E from? Mexican pastries very yummy that's the one thing we were missing!

Kimia Kline January 3, 2011 at 7:46 PM  

what a beautiful family! happy birthday to the little one ;)

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