Christmas Time!

Christmas week was busy as we had four very special guests come for a visit to our home in Chicago the weekend before and stay overnight. Then we left Monday for time at home with the Staddon family and friends.  Here is a glimpse into our two exciting weeks!

Our guests: Mr. & Mrs. Gren (also known as my dear, sweet, wonderful spiritual heroine, Elisabeth Elliot!), and Danielle Sobie with her mom!

Elisabeth  Elliot GrenRobert, Daniel, Mr. & Mrs. Gren, and I!Dani and I were both caregivers for Elisabeth.  I spent four wonderful months with her, but Dani was able to spend an entire year with them!Mrs. Sobie, Dani, and I!

At the Staddons home, we began Christmas festivities with concerts:


Christmas cooking decorating:

James working on a creationGrandma & Grandpa supervisedDavidMichael with his intricate Santa!Esther & RobertI made Robert a little man in a suit (please note his goatee!), and he made me a pregnant angel and my name in little decorations!Some of the finished products!

Ice Skating:

2011_12_23_KLS_0002Esther & PeytonEveryone playing on the ice ~ I enjoyed watching everyone from the sideboards and talking to Mama on the phone.  :)2011_12_23_KLS_0039

And Christmas Day!

Kendalyn & Esther2011_12_24_KLS_00142011_12_25_KLS_00022011_12_25_KLS_00052011_12_25_KLS_0012


One comment

  1. We had such a Merry Christmas with the two of you! Your pictures captured the joyous season well.

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