Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Sunday we enjoyed Christmas dinner with the Young and Vickery families. We usually exchange presents with the Youngs but decided this year to do something a little different for others this year. Because not everyone was able to be with us on our first Christmas outing, we went out to "Rice" (Los Portales) for lunch on Sunday. This is one of our favorite places to go and eat. The kids were so excited to just be together and they all ate very well. A bigger blessing than just being together was the party expanded to the grandparents on both sides coming as well. Arika's mom and dad (aka Nana and Grandaddy) and my mom and dad (Gran and Grandad) were able to join in on the festivities. How special to be able to call these special families friends and our extended family! We love them very much and thank God everyday for them!