Tuesday, December 4, 2012

five christmases and a baby!

we put up the fifth christmas tree of our marriage this past weekend!! and to be honest, i didn't even feel like i was that crazy excited about it this year [i mean, i was excited, but i'm usually like, on crack excited], but all it took was one little smidge of a glance at all the christmas goodness steven pulled down from our attic and i was THERE.

it's also fun to me that after this long, we have our whole routine down pat for tree decorating day, and all of our ornaments seem to have taken on more meaning. miss sophie-kitty was delighted to have her favorite hiding spot back [underneath the tree skirt, my how she's made it her own], and maddalena's eyes lit up in a way that i didn't know a 4 month old's could do as she watched her very first christmas tree come together! YAY! we hung her first little christmas ornament, one that we made with her smudgy handprint on one side, and nearly decided to make her our angel tree-topper this year.


also, i might add that we had all our windows open and sat outside afterward, because hey, nashville, you were about 70 degrees all weekend! no complaints here!

10 comments:

  1. you guys are just the cutest family!! here's too many more christmas'!

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  2. YAY! I've been waiting to see your popping the angel on the tree pics this year. Maddalena makes the perfect little angel. Happy Christmas tree time :)

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  3. cutest heart sweater ever!!!! Do tell where it's from!! old or new!?

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  4. Is so cute (and melancholic too) to see your past Christmases in pics, see how changed you guys are from a year to the other and in the last post, BUM! Cutest baby ever shows in the picture... literary! =D so cute!

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  5. I like Stevo's idea. Maddalena shoulda been the topper. She's prettier than the angel.

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  6. ahh what a cute family!! i can't wait to have a baby and celebrate christmas, i think christmas takes on a whole different meaning when there is a baby

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  7. What beautiful photos, I'm so glad I just stumbled upon your blog! :)

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  8. FIVE?! We're not even getting one this year :( Jealous of your warm weather, since it was 29 when I left the house this AM... I can't believe how big Maddalena is getting already!

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  9. I think Maddalena would make the perfect tree topper!

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  10. Of all your Christmas tree decorating posts and poses..this is by far my favorite! And I think she'd be the prettiest little tree topper ever!

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