Monday, December 26, 2011

Xmas 2011

We like to spread Xmas out over a couple of days.  We open presents from each other on Xmas Eve.  Billy got to do the honours and hand them out :) 

The flashing Santa hat is mandatory as the gift 'giver-outer'!

What?  Santa's coming?!  Where?!!

The highly-anticipated Minecraft shirt

 I got some books (yay!), Pete got some books, chocolate and computer game, Billy got the Minecraft t-shirt, some computer games and the highlight - video editing software.

The next morning, Santa had indeed paid us all a visit, stuffing our pillowcases with surprises.

Even the cat got his stocking filled with treats and toys.

Note the cup of tea ready at hand - we were a bit bleary eyed!

A Nerf water pistol - cool!

Presents for all...

Angry birds for the PC!  Now I can leave Mum's phone alone :)

Lots of goodies - some treats, some useful.
I got a new shirt, a book, a travel candle, and some toiletries.  Pete got a soft-sided cooler, toiletries, undies and a torch.
Billy got a Nerf water pistol, computer game, swimmers, socks, toiletries, a USB stick and fun stuff like glow sticks, fishing bait, a headlamp, mini water-pistol.
We all got candy canes and chippies to munch on!

My family came to our house for lunch this year.  It was very relaxed but still festive.

And the tree grew yet more presents - its the magic-pudding of Xmas trees.

Lots of unwrapping later, time to peruse presents and have a snooze - before eating a bit more :)

I hope you all had a lovely Xmas - we certainly did here.  And now its Boxing Day - a time to relax, play with your presents and eat leftovers.  And watch the Boxing Day test match (cricket) if you're that way inclined.


Tracie said...

Merry Christmas to you too Kez! You'll have to tell me more about Minecraft... Alex just came home talking about it the other day. I guess several kids from school play it, but I had never heard of it before.

Suji said...

Hmm, think I could be reincarnated into your family anytime soon? :) Hope you have a chance to relax for some time after all the excitement!

jugglingpaynes said...

Looks like you had a wonderful Christmas! I hope you and your family enjoy a happy and healthy New Year!

Peace and Laughter!