Postcards from Christmas…

The excitement! Oh my goodness, the excitement the night before Christmas day… and then the morning came, everyone was awake, Kye was fast asleep, we whispered in his ear that it was Christmas morning and he leapt clear out of bed, running straight to the tree… We have had the most wonderful weekend, family came over for a delicious lunch. Everyone brings a part of the meal, including myself…this really takes the pressure off me on the day, (which I love and I am not constantly in the kitchen!) so we all get to have such a great time together:)
I have just posted some photos of our day…
The cousins swimming…
This little Cape Sparrow was watching us from his nest…
Family sitting on the right in the shade of the Oak tree…
We drove around our neighbourhood on Christmas Eve (a little tradition) to see all the Christmas lights…
The cousins and Granny playing the most exciting board game called 30 Seconds, eventually we were all playing, such fun! We have the South African version, but I am sure most countires have this game, really you must give it a try:) It involves describing 5 words, without usung the words in your description and your partner has to guess what you are describing… oh my! did we laugh!
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11 Responses to Postcards from Christmas…

  1. Sarah December 27, 2010 at 2:50 pm #

    Thank you for the postcards! Merry Christmas!

  2. Sarah December 27, 2010 at 2:51 pm #

    Thank you for the postcards! Merry Christmas!

  3. Joy December 27, 2010 at 3:33 pm #

    It looks like your family had a beautiful Christmas! How fun to go swimming on Christmas. 🙂

  4. momma rae December 27, 2010 at 3:43 pm #

    looks like a wonderful celebration! swimming on christmas! oh my, what fun! we have more than a foot of snow and it is still coming down three days later. very unusual for us, but added to the christmas charm. wishing you all the best in the new year, rae

  5. Beth December 27, 2010 at 6:22 pm #

    It looks lovely, Linda! Merry Christmas!

  6. Forest-Dweller December 28, 2010 at 3:02 am #

    OK your swimming on Christmas! And we got the first snow I can every remember having on Christmas in Georgia

  7. Val December 28, 2010 at 7:29 am #

    That looks like a fun Christmas!
    We’re Sending you all our best wishes for a very happy New Year !

  8. K December 28, 2010 at 8:08 am #

    A lovely day – family all around and cousins playing together. It made me smile. But I must admit, as other have before me, that our snow and ice (I was frozen out of the Suburban this morning) makes that pool look truly exotic.

  9. anna December 28, 2010 at 9:57 am #

    What a gorgeous family day – everything a christmas should be!

  10. earthboysblog December 29, 2010 at 2:37 am #

    Oh Linda I miss having family especially during the Christmas time, our celebration was small but sweet. Blessings to you my dear and have a wonderful New Year… How nice to receive that beautiful spinning wheel – I look forward to seeing what beautiful creations come forth. Much lovexxx

  11. Bec December 29, 2010 at 8:48 am #

    What a perfect day! We have a tradition of looking at christmas lights on christmas eve as well and even had a lovley man come running from his house with bags of lollies for the children, they were so ecstatic!

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