No white Christmas for us, sadly.
Christmas Eve at Dad’s place.
Look what Santa brought!
They had our Cinnamon Rolls for breakfast.
Sounded like a fabulous morning with Dad. They got all SORTS of things they were so excited to share them all with me when I saw them. I picked them up about 2 and we headed back to the Green House for gifts. I wasn’t able to give them much this year at all. But I scrimped and saved and carefully chose each gift. They really seemed to enjoy it all. I’m so happy! I loved my gifts from them. They just make me smile. They are my true gift.
TJ very excited to start learning how to ride his Ripstick.
The patient — getting better! Still fever free. I was a tad worried Friday as his O2 sats were down further than I expected. (92-93% as per Tommy’s Dad and his portable pulse ox he borrowed.) But the numbers were up to 97% and higher that evening and on. So feeling much better. He’s just going to have to take it easy for a while!!
Pretty young lady.
I spent most of the day cooking, cooking and cooking.
Margie, e and Jimmy joined us for a Christmas Day Supper.
Menu and Recipes:
Yeast Rolls (they rose by the fireplace… mmmmmm house smelled GOOD!)
Green Bean Casserole ( a must as per Tori)
Green Salad (thanks Margie!)
Sweet Potato Casserole
Mashed Potatoes (a must as per TJ)
Turkey (that needed some help from e getting our temp right… thanks!)
Turkey Brine (for the prep the day before — figured I’d include it here)
Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
Bread Pudding (I made some big changes by accident but it was still super yummy)
I cut back on the menu a little bit. Realized I was trying to stay busy a bit TOO hard. 😉 Everything turned out really good. I was pleased and exhausted by the end of the night.
e and Tori playing ‘Just Dance’ that night.
I just watched. Too tired to do anything else.
Hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas!