Patton's list was much like himself, short and simple. He asked for a camelback water bottle, a toothbrush (both blue) and some new cowboy boots. Of course he received all of those things plus some train tracks, books and clothes.
I got Stacy some wireless headphones and an iPod classic. I think he was pretty pleased :)
I had a really hard time coming up with anything that I needed or wanted this year, so I asked for a small car like a Honda that would be good on gas milage for all of my driving, it was mostly a joke. I also asked for a new lens for my camera. I got a lens. I LOVE it. I still have a TON to learn, I normally just keep my camera on automatic, but I'm trying to learn more. Patton didn't want me to practice on him, but Micah was ok :)
After opening gifts, and having breakfast we played for a while before heading over to Laura's for the family celebration. We began with the Gingerbread house competition. I had big plans for a beautiful castle this year….. The first try didn't go as planned and I ran out of time. I was almost embarrassed to even take it, but as I told Stacy "It's better to submit an unfinished project than to not submit one at all." Laura's won for the adults and you can sneak a peek of mine in the back ground. Micah was SO excited to win for the little kids!
While the judging was taking place I had Jerms teach me a little about my new lens. I practiced a little, then it was time for gifts.
I was so excited to give the Rosburys a family gift of shirts with their family verse on them.
Rowan loved his mask.