Mold me each day, Lord, into what You would have me to be.

Mold me each day, Lord, into what You would have me to be.

Thursday, December 25, 2008

A Christmas Story...

Well, MERRY CHRISTMAS everybody!!! I hope that all of you have had a wonderful, amazing, warm and cozy, extremely exciting, fantastic, memorable Christmas!

This Christmas has been a bit different for us. We stepped away from tradition a bit this year (not by choice), and had a very different Christmas day than usual.

We go to my grandmother's house every year for Christmas on my side of the family. This year she is having some major problems with some vertebrae in her back, and she just could not have it at her house, and didn't feel like going to any other get-togethers either. So, our family, my parents, and one aunt and one cousin got together today. We had to try to decide on a meeting place, and it is very hard to find anywhere that is open on Christmas day! We ended up finding out that the China Pan restaurant was open three towns over from us. It is REALLY good. But, my hubby and my cousin both hate Chinese food! LOL! Well, as we got there today, we noticed that IHOP was open, but everyone was already at China Pan - hubby groaned... I completely and totally felt like we were in that movie, "A Christmas Story", only without the servers coming and singing carols at our table!

We ended up really enjoying the meal, even my hubby found plenty that he liked - while only biting into two things that he was appalled by. He left well-sated, and I think with a better view of Chinese food. It ended up being a really fun time...

I have posted a few pics for ya'll...

This first one is of our family at the restaurant...

This one is the pic of the kids that we put on our Christmas cards... :0)
Aren't they BEAUTIMOUS???

Jordan loves The INCREDIBLE HULK!!!

Noelle with her sweet baby Jane - thanks so much Tina!!! Love you!

"Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night..."


Michelle said...

Love the pictures! Merry Christmas!!!!

Terri said...

I love the pictures. It sounds like a fun day, Aprille!

Anonymous said...

I am glad you and your family had a Merry Christmas! We had Chinese food for Christmas eve! lol !
I love the picture of your family!
Miriam :)

Aprille Roberts said...

Thanks ladies for your comments on my pictures. I'm so glad you all had a good Christmas too, and Miriam - I'm glad we weren't the only ones eating Chinese! LOL!

Love you all,
Aprille :0)

Anonymous said...

Lovely pics Michelle, your little ones are so alike...just adorable! God Bless, love Tina :) xxxx

Aprille Roberts said...

Thanks Tina, glad you liked the pics!

Happy New Year to all of you!

Aprille :0)

Anonymous said...

Happy New Year, Aprille, and to your family. May 2009 finds us all closer to the Lord!
Miriam :)

Elizabethd said...

Aprille, what lovely pictures! I'm glad you had a good time.