'tis the season

as usual, our christmas time in florida was most joyful!  this year, in particular, we had TONS of fun! pensacola beach sign christmas ornament

over 5 days, we visited with family and even some dear high school friends,

stephanie and jessica loving on sadie

all the halstead grandchildren, minus laurin

ate at jerry's drive-in (twice!), went to a christmas concert at the church where we were married, had 4 christmas celebrations (and got lots of nice new stuff),

our stockings!

sadie opening her interactive ball

family christmas picture 2008

shopped at some cute pensacola gift boutiques and at joe patti's (of course), went out 3 times with cousins and aunts and uncles (SO fun!!!), AND attended a reheasal dinner, a wedding, and a christening.

girl cousins at the fish house

high school clan at rowe's christening

hope your holidays have been as great as ours.  here's to a fabulous end to 2008!