Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas!

We're loving our first Christmas with Ruby. Not that she knows what's going on yet, of course, but she sat in Mama's lap while I unwrapped her gifts for her.

It's amazing how much little ones change in a few short months. She's so alert now and notices everything. Ruby thinks the Christmas tree lights are the best thing ever and just stares and stares at them. I take her over to the tree every evening so she can coo over the pretty ornaments. I talk back to her in coos- she gets a kick out of it (and I do, too).

I had hoped to get around to making gingerbread men from an old favorite recipe but the days got away from me. So instead, I made gingerbread pancakes for our Christmas breakfast.


I hope you're enjoying the season and that you made Santa's "nice" list and he left you lots of good loot.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!!!!

8 comments:

  1. sweet Ruby! Her face makes my heart melt.

    Merry Christmas, Shelley!

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  2. I agree with Linda, a true heart melter. May your upcoming year be filled with precious "ruby" moments and plenty of good health and peace my friend.

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  3. heart melter! what a great sentence! loved it...suits her, that's true... she is an adorable baby, lucky mama...I wish you all the best for 2013.

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  4. Ruby's first Christmas sounds cute as can be. Little ones make Christmas so much fun. Merry late Christmas and Happy early New Year! (Those pancakes look fantastic with the pomegranate seeds.)

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  5. I am sure your first Christmas with Ruby was just the best! There's nothing like seeing things through the eyes of a child to make you appreciate them all over again. I just love that photo of her! :) Your gingerbread pancakes look so good and the pop of color with the pomegranate seeds is beautiful. I hope you have a wonderful new year, Shelley. XO

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  6. I wish both of you a great new year! I am late for Christmas wishes , sorry :(
    She looks adorable. I am sure next year's Christmas will be more fun with her opening the gifts herself.
    Happy 2013...

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  7. Just catching up on your blog posts (thank god for the iPhone because who has time to use a laptop with a baby around, seriously!). Happy Holidays (belated)! She's such an adorable munchkin. The most enjoyable baby stage has begun - you'll love this new alertness & responsiveness. Wishing you lots of baby bliss and a restful holiday!

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  8. Oh Shelley, Ruby is so so cute...
    Happy New Year and have a great week!

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