Ben wouldn't get in the traditional picture in front of the tree.
We use laundry baskets to corral and designate each kids' gifts.
Blurry...but so happy with his vintage Sesame Street set.
Grandma Nancy made a special Elmo teepee for Ben.
Andy, very thoughtfully, gave me a sweet little necklace to remember our little one that we lost.
It's Alexandrite...one of the birthstones for June. It appears purple indoors and turns greenish in the sunlight. It's beautiful and perfect!
I made a pear syrup to go with our gingerbread and whipped cream.
Andy's Christmas nap.
Loves from Ben!
We had a very merry Christmas and hope you did too!