Oh and dessert! We mustn't forget dessert!! Here my mom shines again with her chocolate cream pie:
After dinner, we drove around and looked at Christmas lights like we do every year. Overall, it was pretty disappointing! People just didn't decorate all that much this year. But we did find a couple of houses with people that went all out. I always wish we could stumble across a street like the one from Christmas with the Kranks. Who knows what I'm talking about, and how awesome would that be?!
Upon returning home, we read our Christmas books (the Polar Express, The Night Before Christmas, etc.), and then I was off to bed! I had to get to sleep so that Santa would come. ;)
Christmas morning, I came down to this:
Since I was the only one up and I knew that it would be a while until breakfast, I snacked on an apple and then had a Christmas cookie. A special Christmas cookie because it was shaped like Piglet. Does anyone else love Piglet?? When I was little, I called him Pigget (and still sometimes do...). I've always thought that he is just too cute!!
My parents travelled all over the world this past semester while I was at school, so they brought me back gifts from Vermont, Peru, Denmark, and Italy. It made everything so special! And my brother got me a Garmin!!
Going back in time a bit (just step inside my time machine), my dad made French toast for breakfast after we opened gifts! For mine, he used Dave's killer bread, which turned out fantastic! I topped part of it with chocolate pb2, which I loved, but I actually preferred the French toast plain - you can really taste the buttery flavor! Of course, I had another piece. :)
So now I want to know - how was your Christmas, if you celebrate? Did you get to spend time with your family?