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December 20, 2009

Santa Photos

We are now happily in nice sunny California.  It is a beautiful 75 degrees and if you ask me that is just the way it should be at Christmas time. (I’m a SoCal girl, what can I say?) We are having a great time with friends and family and enjoying the season together.  A few days ago we took the girls to see Santa.  Well actually we did it on two different days. 

First we took Wendy to see Santa all by herself. We wanted her to have her first Santa photo all alone.  She did great.  She looked so beautiful in her silver tutu and she didn’t cry.  The photos we got were priceless and the Santa was so nice.

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The next day we took the girls down to see Santa together.  It was amazing, we went to the mall in the middle of the day on a Friday and there was no one in line.  Santa saw us coming doing the elevator and came and waved at us through the glass.  It was really nice since Ella was a little nervous (Last year she wouldn’t get anywhere near Santa).  Then Santa met us at the entrance and gave Ella high-fives and fist pounds (or knuckles as he called them).  He was so friendly.  Then we brought the girls in to have their pictures taken.  Once again they did great, although Wendy was not quite as agreeable. (These days you have to get her in just the right mood, as she is in the midst of getting her front teeth.)  After they took their photos, Santa spent some special time with Ella and asked her what she wanted for Christmas.  She told Santa that all she wanted was an airplane.  Santa tried to talk her into some more items, but all she wanted was a plane.  Then Santa said that all he wanted was a hug, and Ella gave him a great big squeeze (which is where mommy got all weepy and emotional.)

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So thank you for reading my long winded post. And I’m sure none of you care as much I do, but oh well, it’s my blog and I will write what I want to! I am very excited for Christmas and some of the surprise gifts I have gotten from some awesome internet deals.  I will be sure to share them with you after Christmas.  Until then, HAVE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and remember to CELEBRATE THE TRUE MEANING OF THE SEASON!

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