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Happy New Year....

And some Christmas photos too!...
Little Paul, Big Paul, Socks, Gabby and I had a fantastic first Christmas together!

We started on Christmas Eve with appetizers at Paul's parents' house...

Where Little Paul was given some Yankees gear:
Grandpa Paul and Grammy came to our house for Christmas Day where Santa had left one of his reindeer under the tree:
Where he was licked by a dachshund:
Santa also left a fancy new t.v. for Grandpa...
And the dogs were obsessed with the wrapping paper...
On the day after Christmas we had a little downtime in the morning while Little Paul played on his new play mat and Mommy played with her new camera lens... (Daddy really spoiled Mommy with a fancy new lens, a HUGE computer monitor, a beautiful wool coat, and lots of other things!)
And then Christmas part two began with the arrival of Nana and Grandpa from Pennsylvania and Uncle Nelson and Uncle Spencer who were meeting Little Paul for the first time...
Little Paul received his very first Phillies shirt (there's just a little family rivalry going on there!)...
Friday evening Little Paul and Gabby took turns sharing the bouncy seat....
And on Saturday Uncle Spencer's girlfriend Frances came to visit...
On Sunday morning Grandpa and Nana went back to Pennsylvania and Uncle Nelson, Uncle Spencer and Frances stayed until Monday morning.
So our holidays were hectic but fun- Little Paul was pretty well behaved the whole time and has been sleeping for 4-5 hours straight almost every night for the past week which has been fabulous!
New Year's Eve will be spent at home, enjoying our little family and snacking on appetizers...
I can't imagine that 2009 could possibly be any better than 2008!
Happy New Year to all of you as well!

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