|Thankfully we located the tree skirt since this picture|
|Tori made me happy matching her three little sisters|
This is our first Christmas with missing children. As a military wife, however, I did do Christmas without JD before - that was not fun and it makes me cry to hear the military moms and dads on the radio wishing their families back here a Merry Christmas while they are serving over-seas!
|Face time with Gabriel|
|Only one of the large bag covered surfaces|
She made them each a huge one - no cookie cutter here; they were about a foot tall.
Apparently it was just as good as he hoped!
Bless Alyssa's heart, she then made a big batch of sugar cookies and different home-made frostings for all the kids to decorate after school.
I wasn't home, so let's just say, they are well frosted and well decorated.
And I'm fairly sure Elijah had his Christmas cookie quota in just one day!