A Visit to see Santa

We visit Crown Center every year to see Santa, it's a tradition that my kids have grown to love.

santa2014Here is this years "official" Santa portrait. I'm not sure what #6 is thinking.

DSC04196Good Gravy.. what is his problem?  Almost every picture I have while he's on Santa's lap he is making that face.



This year #6 was really looking forward to it because a couple of months ago he became really upset when he found photos of his family visiting Crown Center and he wasn't in them. Check it out HERE

First sight of santa

Here's his first glimpse of Santa.



Something that Sells on eBay: Wreaths

I thought there would be more Christmas wreaths.. but I guess it's too soon.

wreath1This is the first I've ever heard of Norma & David DeCamp. I wonder if they are marked, or if it's just somethin you know when you see it?

Norma & David DeCamp Lg Santa Door Wreath, abundant with handmade toys SOLD 543.21 by eBay Seller joyous0839 Check it out HERE


Cast a Spell Designer Wreath Halloween Décor to Die For SOLD $450.00 by eBay seller sandyshomedecore13 Check it out Here:

wreath3I love this one.

PJ Wreath Grapevine MacKenzie Childs Ribbon Paper Silk Poppy Pots Moss $305.00 by eBay Seller cruisinglife3  Check it out HERE


Vintage Cast Metal Wreath Lamp Light Electric Christmas Decoration Tree Top $304.99 by eBay Seller ssanyopadre Check it out HERE


Elegant Fall/Autumn/Thanksgiving wreath Handmade Fruits Flowers Grasses Ribbon sold $279.95 by eBay Seller doctorwhoo2 Check it out HERE

Christmas Pictures

Every year we go to Crown Center to see Santa, eat at Fritz's and take our Christmas pictures. This year it was a real struggle to get our Christmas photo taken. I'm not sure why.. maybe it was the matching neckties… maybe it was the sites and sounds of Crown Center. Who knows…

I'm not sure what's going on in this picture… but obviously #2 has learned

to stand still and smile.

Can you see how they are pulling on #5's arm?

This is the picture we went with… even though the boys look like

they are related to "The Runaway Bride" . I can't believe next year

there will be one more added to it 🙂

The Ghost of Christmas Past.. or at Least 2008

Every year we go to Crown Center to celebrate #2's birthday and to see that fat dude in a red suit. I also take this opportunity to take a good Christmas Card photo of the kids. We are heading down there very soon to do this years photo. I was looking through my photos from last year and found some interesting things.

I have no idea why #4 has his tongue out.. but The Man thought it was pretty funny.

Even #1 thought it was funny.

Here's #3, #5, #4 and #2 with the big man.. Aren't they cute?

#1 won't sit on Santa's lap. She prefers to sip her coffee.

I wonder if she knows coffee will stunt her growth?

This was NOT the Christmas card picture.. any idea why?

Neither was this one.

After looking at these photos.. I don't think I sent out Christmas cards

in 2008. Maybe 2009 Christmas photos will be better… 🙂