‘Twas the night before Christmas and hung over the fire were festive stockings filled with sleeping attire.

The 2nd annual Kelly Christmas pajama photo

The 2nd annual Kelly Christmas pajama photo

The Kellys donned their new pjs and headed to bed while visions of cinnamon rolls danced in their head.

our Christmas morning breakfast (complete with singing happy birthday to Jesus!)

our Christmas morning breakfast (complete with singing happy birthday to Jesus!)

The next morning came and they rose with the sun, and opened their gifts – what holiday fun!

Joshua the rock star, loving one of his gifts

Joshua the rock star, loving one of his gifts

Grandpa and Bubbie called via skype and peppermint cookies added fanfare and hype.

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The week previous contained an early celebration and all week long felt like a mini vacation

Joshua and his Kelly cousins at our first Christmas celebration last weekend

After lingering over breakfast and opening each gift they picked up Nanny and headed south swift. They arrived in Lake Stevens at the Requas’ abode where the food was delish and the coffee, it flowed.

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seesters!

The Kellys reflected on Christmases former and rejoiced in living near family in weather much warmer.

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And so it is with great gratitude and joy that is grand, the Kellys say Merry Christmas to you all in blogland!

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