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Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Sooo busy!

That I have only just caught up with JYC and have not had a chance to take any photos of my pages yet!

This past weekend we had Ben back home, which was lovely as we hadn't seen him since he came home for Hugh's birthday in October. He and his friend Colin spent the Saturday afternoon making egg nog - now a tradition for them.
Ladelling out the first glass!
With his bottle of nog!

We then had a family party on Sunday to celebrate my nephew Henry's 17th birthday and my niece Olivia's 9th birthday.
Penny and Olivia
Henry in his birthday present - he was super pleased as you can see!
Ben with Emily
Me with Olivia - she is wearing the headphones we bought her to go with the I-pod shuffle we gave her
The birthday siblings
Ben, Hugh and my brother-in-law, Del

We had a wonderful afternoon - it was so nice to have all the family together and Pippa put on a wonderful spread of food. We came home quite full and sleepy!
 

6 comments:

Sandra said...

What a lovely family, glad you've all had such a great time

Alison said...

Sounds like a perfect family gathering!
Alison xx

Beverly said...

Becky, it looks like a wonderful gathering! And ohmygoodness has Ben buffed up,seems way back when I first started reading your blog he was a bit scrawnier? He is such a man, know...funny how our little boys do that lol

Deb @ Paper Turtle said...

So glad to hear you had a lovely time with family.

Making homemade egg nog would be fun to try sometime!

Becky said...

Beverly - Ben will be so chuffed that you said that about him! He works out really hard at the gym and is so pleased with the muscle he has put on :)

Karen said...

There's nothing better than being surrounded by family at the holidays!!!