Saturday, January 3, 2015


Late Christmas Eve night, we drove up to our families' houses to celebrate Christmas. We were up in northern Virginia for almost 4 days, and I changed out of my sweatpants only one time. It was wonderful! The first night we went to Chris' house and were able to have Christmas with the whole family the next morning. Eleanor was up early, so we had a an hour or so to relax and drink coffee before everyone else joined us. We hung out all day watching Christmas movies (and Sesame Street Christmas videos for Eleanor) and attempting a puzzle and then enjoyed a delicious Christmas dinner.

That evening we went to my family's house and again Eleanor woke up early and we had a bit of time in the morning together before others woke up. When they joined us, we opened stockings and gifts and had a nice leisurely time together for Christmas. We walked over to the park that afternoon, played a few rounds of a game my sister got from my brother for Christmas and just generally hung out and relaxed. The next day we walked through Morven Park to see/feed the horses, see turkeys (they are very ugly and mean up close) and just get outdoors for awhile. It was wonderful.

The next day we headed back to Chris' house and spent the night. Before going back to Williamsburg we went into D.C. to Eastern Market and were able to see Erika and Jonathan's new(ish) apartment.

It was a great trip home - very relaxing. I was so relaxed I couldn't bring myself to even upload pictures until now :) Hope everyone's Christmases were as merry as ours!


maggie said...

such a great holiday season! I LOVE that tent that E got - looks like so much fun!!!

Dorothy said...

Thanks for sharing your time with us! It was beautiful!