While there has been snow on the ground in Christmases past, I can’t remember the last time I woke up on Christmas morning to falling snow. So amazing! The day only got better as the boys opened their presents and spent another fun-filled afternoon with family!
The family fun of Christmas begins on Christmas Eve! Compared with last year, Owen was a more willing participant, so it was an even more fun and crazy experience!
It’s always a delight to get the family together to celebrate the holidays, and this year was no different. With Owen decidedly in the mix of seven boys on the Tucker side, the chaos was palpable. Here are some of the calmer moments…
About once a year the family captures a small sliver of life with professional photos. Once again, the wonderful Melissa Pinto photographed the family – this time on the streets of Old Town Alexandria.
It was a rough visit for some, but both boys got some quality time with Santa at the Pentagon City mall. Colin had his list in photos on the phone, so was all set, but Owen was more worried about getting out of there quick!
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!
For the third year, we enjoyed a breakfast among Santa and the trains at B & O Railroad Museum. This time Owen was a full participant, and Colin showed him all the ropes!
Well, it finally happened! After weeks of standing and the occasional step, Owen finally figured out how to put one foot in front of the other. Heaven help us!
After a fun few days, it was off to begin the holiday season in full force by picking out a Christmas tree! We headed again to Ticonderoga Farm to enjoy a beautiful morning in the country. And, of course, we came home with a tree! The crew shakes out the tree then packages up for…