Friday, December 23, 2011

A very merry Taylor Christmas

and a very merry Christmas it was.

Last weekend we met up with the our Taylor gang at Holly Lake, Tx.
Del(the matriarch) chose an awesome house for us to stay in and it was perfect for our family.
The downstairs room was huge and accommodated us nicely.
Get this, it had an air hockey table that converted into a pool table that converted into a poker table.
We're in business.

Our weekend together was way to short, as always.
We had no plans, but had a great time visiting, playing games, opening gifts, cooking, eating, playing football, listening to siblings play guitar and sing, watching a movie, watching football and making fun of eachother.
in this one, Kim is making fun of her hubby. perfect.

old men sit and talk about the weather

a beautiful fireplace that i am still coveting

The pool-shark, i mean Granny

last weekend was good eating preparation for this weekend

i loooved the layout of this house
perfect for our large family

this QB led his time to victory in an epic yard football game

a nice, pleasant family walk
notice that i never use the adjective "normal"

we were defeated
but our spirits were high

us lady/girls love being in the kitchen together. 
i'm actually serious

a little elf in the back working hard on everyones stockings. 
we weren't allowed back there.

Dels bday falls on, well today! Happy birthday Del!!!!
So, we celebrated a week early while we were all together.
I am very blessed to have her for my MIL.
She's a pretty awesome woman.

Gare bear and Del

Garrett is ridiculously talented on the guitar. 
He entertained us quite a bit.

I'm not sure if my Mocs came off of my feet the entire time.
I love them.

That's my man.
did you hear me? my M-A-N.
hear his beard him roar

a competitive game of Balderdash.
hmm mmm...i won!

more competitiveness
see that's the pool table you saw up above. purty nifty, eh?

working women

GT manning the grill. 
the steaks were legit
ain't he cute? good.

Kimmy ain't so bad herself. 
I love being in such a talented family!

and then there's this.
don't ask.
i really have no idea.

Santa found us!

so handsome

Merry Christmas from the Taylors

this years shirts.
see last years here

Now, i'm off to start Chrimstmasing with our Louisiana gang

Love ya,

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