I started out Christmas Eve with an incredibly chilly run - a good run, though. I did about 7ish miles and it was 2 degrees out with a "real feel" of -11. I think that's ridiculous; it didn't really feel like that. But, for sure, it was cold. When I came home I found the boys out in the back playing:
The rest of the day was just spent around the house getting things done and ready for the evening and next day. For dinner we had decided on a "Little House on the Prairie" theme. Ben actually bought a cookbook a year ago based on foods from the series. Here was a quaint dinner set-up:
Then we went to open up the sibling gifts. We had drawn names earlier this month and whose name you got you had to make them something. It's a tradition I know we'll continue. It was a lot of fun.
this store. Score! I created it and only had to pay for shipping. So it's kind-of homemade, right? :)
The kids were in bed and asleep before 8pm. It was truly a Christmas Eve miracle.