Sunday, December 26, 2010

The Christmas Elves



Alex's Winter Wonderland
 This is the first Christmas that Alex has displayed a bit of "I know who Santa really is" wisdom, which really meant that his Christmas Magic level was a little low. So I cooked up this idea to make a ton of snowflakes and hang them in his room on Christmas Eve so he would wake up to a Winter Wonderland.

We had our good friends Kim and Robert over on Christmas Eve night, so we put them to work with paper and scissors and crafted a bunch of Snowflakes. Elf Kim up'ed the anty by bringing a bag of glitter snow which was scattered all over his room to make it look like Narnia.

The hilarity was barely contained while we tried to be quiet hanging these up in his room, but we were successful because Alex didn't wake up at all!

These are the memories I hope he will never forget. These are the things that we love to do as Parents, make things just a bit more special.

His snowflake room makes us all smile, which is exactly what we aimed for.

4 comments:

Carol McKee 5:56 PM  

Snowflakes watching over an Angel.
How perfect! Love you all so much!

Mom and Grandma

Lisa 1:38 AM  

I don't know how you were so lucky to not stir him!! Great work, parents!!

Nicole (at) Barefoot + Smitten 11:07 AM  

I was thinking the same thing! How did he not wake up! Awesome!

Kimberly 5:37 PM  

storing that in my "remember to do this when my girls get older" file. LOVE IT!!!

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