We've been wonderfully busy; our social calendars are not too full to be stressed out, but there always seems to be something to do, somewhere to go, or someone to see.
Tyler spent a lot of time on Santa's lap this year. After the token photo was taken and Cash bolted, they talked for quietly for a little while. Parents and kids in line behind us were pacing and wriggling, impatiently waiting their turn, but as you can see in the photo, Santa had a tight grip on my boy. I'm ok that they have secrets, it feels kind of "Polar Express" magical.
A few friends came over recently to decorate cookies, which ended up being organized chaos and fun. There were a lot of sprinkles flying, and I apologized to the moms for providing more sugar than any kid really needs. Luckily the friends left before it kicked in and before they began bouncing off the walls.
I have been so happily watching out the window at my birdfeeders. For two months I've been supplying fresh seed in hopes that someone would be hungry enough to stop by. Visitors, Finally!
The neighbor horses lined up to watch a show, or say hello, or look for food. Or maybe they were just noticing their neighbors across the road....