Sunday, December 26, 2010

christmas 2010

Wow, this has been a whirlwind week, or month for that matter! I can't believe Christmas is already over. We had our 2nd annual Christmas Eve outreach at the Performing Arts Center again, only we did two performances this year. A great deal of time was spent planning and preparing for it, and the Lord truly blessed. On Christmas day, we went to Grandma and Grandpa's house and relaxed. Mackenzie also happened to get her stitches out that day as well. She took a spill on the tile floor last week and had 4 stitches in her chin. Never a dull moment... So here's some pics from our weekend:

Kylie helping to clean up after the Christmas Eve outreach

The Williams girls waiting in the green room before the evening performance

Grandma and the girls

Mackenzie in the kids choir during soundcheck

Brendan in the kids choir

Daddy and Brendan in their Drummer Boy Stomp outfits, ready for the big day

Kylie doing the dishes on Christmas day

Daddy & Brendan playing the new Wii. We did a little scavenger gift hunt to find this present. I think they were surprised :)

Nana giving the Wii a try!

Grandpa opening his gift

Nana's gift from Grandma

Donathan was happy-he got his Memory Man guitar pedal

Kylie opening her Tinker Bell Teapot from Auntie Debbie & Uncle Jeremy

Brendan's new model-the HMS Victory.

Kenzie and her new Hello Kitty clock

Mother/Son dance :)

Donathan making omelettes-a Christmas tradition!

Polly and the kiddos

The best part of Christmas day-the kids and Grandma put together a puppet show of the Christmas story (Brendan's idea). It was surprise for all of us and it was great!!

Nana and Papa with the grandkids

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Nutcracker 2010

This was Mackenzie's second year being a part of the Nutcracker production. I didn't get any pictures of the performance, but here are a few backstage shots on dress rehearsal day. She was a snow crystal and a petit polichinelle this year. She did great and loves being a part of the whole thing. I must admit I am glad that it is done, only because that means no more weekly practices on top of regular ballet class!