I took a few days off from posting to enjoy this special time of year with friends and family.  Submitted below for your enjoyment are holiday snapshots in time since last we convened.  Salute!

Homemade Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas Parties every night!

I don’t SEE a baby’s name on it!  😉

Hand-stitched and hung just in time!  Nice work, Mama!

Annual Christmas Party with Soul-Relations!

Guess who got the cleverly concealed Bundt Pan during this year’s White Elephant Gift Exchange?  We’ve been giving this one back and forth for 10 years!

Coolest White Elephant Gift since the Auto-Escape Hammer I got back in 2006!  Thanks honey!

Hammond’s Handcrafted Lollipops – Since 1920.  The perfect stocking stuffer!

Operation Santa — Mission Accomplished!

Babies by their stockings.

Visions of Sugar Plums

Cookies for Santa.

Stockings filled.  Check!  Cookies eaten.  Check!

Merry Christmas from FAO Schwartz!

Olde-Timey ball and cup game.

How many steps up from coal is a Snow Miser in your stocking…?  🙂

Over the river and through the woods…