Monday, December 31, 2012

NYE 2012

what better way to ring in the new year than a mellow night at home with friends, food & champagne?! happy new year!!!!
thad (embracing the awesomeness of champagne in a can) & the ladies 

sweet treats
auntie lizzy time

jordan & ryan
happy NEW year!!!

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

jackie the explorer

look who i found in a dark closet testing out his headlamp...


santa came!!!
dumping out his stocking loot
just what i wanted!!!
a cool book from nana
chatting with mama
christmas portrait
more presents
thumbs up for power tools!!! 
i wonder what's in here?!
christmas shrapnel
still going for it

cool kids

fun with friends

no one was more excited that the chuns stopped by on christmas than jackie- he just LOVES hanging out with his buddies maya & misaki!
maya, jackie & misaki
crazy faces

jumping around like crazy kids
baby aisa
hanging with uncle thad

Monday, December 24, 2012

xmas eve

omg!!! i'm wearing my christmas bow tie (again?!)
thad & his christmas gift from lin & lar- a new smoker!

the chef and his finished was SO good
holiday photo shoot with lizzy & i

arrrrrgh!!!! turkey leg!
trying to convince jackie to try the turkey (he had tofu instead. boo)
mister, relaxing after dinner
cookies & milk all set for santa (and carrots for the reindeer)

o' christmas tree (and lots of presents!)

cookie time

yay!!! so much sugar!
my little helper

concentrating on cookies
soooo many sprinkles


Thursday, December 20, 2012

santa 2012

jackie asked for "that brave movie on bluray with digital copy" let's hope santa is techie?!

santa after party

how to get a bunch of boys to pose for santa pics?! bribe them with hot chocolate & muffins!
the gang from L to R: Julian, Vallen, Jagie & Jackson

good times

Jagie & Jackie- little buddies

Monday, December 17, 2012

trimmin' the tree

thad gives jackie some decorating tips
ornament stash
i LOVE these two!

TINSEL town!!!!!
thad putting the finishing touch on our tree-
a butterfly made by Marnie.