Christmas Eve Day....some silly and excited girls!
New Christmas PJs for everyone except the dog! She looks sad, I will try to remember this next year HAHA!
One of our NEW family traditions is opening new PJs, a board game, and a snack. Zoya loved Candy Land...lots of fun, love, and snuggles with Mama, Daddy, Uncle Bub and Papa and Gigi!
And my favorite Christmas Eve Tradition....reading "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Every year, growing up, my dad read this story. He read it in a way nobody else could. He was able to read the story to our girls this Christmas Eve and hearing him read it took me right back to my childhood! We set out cookies for Santa...you can see Zoya and Mila tried to get in on the cookie action too ;) I remember Zoya's first Christmas home, we put all the cookies out, and she pulled out the chair and sat down and tried to eat them. When I told her they were for Santa and not her, she nearly cried! We had spent time so precisely picking out each cookie for the plate that year...little did I know that whole time Zoya thought we were picking out all the cookies for HER to eat. I made sure this year I was much clearer in explaining what we were doing ;)
Mila was so intrigued by the fire in the fireplace...I loved watching the wonder in her eyes....watching the light in her face was such a beautiful thing!
Christmas Pictures to come!