Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Christmas Part 2...Hey, better late than never!

Yes, I know it's March!!! I do have a good excuse... somehow all (by all I mean every digital picture we've ever taken!) our pictures disappeared from our computer! It was not a good feeling! However, my Brother in law saved the day and found them...they had been moved probably by some click happy girls trying to find their "puter games"! But all is well, we have them all back and now for Christmas Part 2!!

We headed up to Billings to be with the entire Bennion Clan!! We don't ALL get together very often so I was so excited to be able to spend sometime with everyone. We all joked in the days leading up to everyone's arrival that with that many people and especially that many kids gathering in one place for several days, people were going to get sick!!! Boy were we Right! I think 20 of the 24 people got the throw ups... our kids got it twice, Gracie had croup, and Lydia, we found out after coming back home, had a horrendous double ear infection!!! Needless to say Motrin and hand sanatizer was in high demand at the Bennion household! My favorite quote, "It's like it doesn't matter how hard you try or how much you sanatize, it's in the air!" - Chloe, referring to the fact that there was no avoiding the inevitable sickness. Even my dad and Jake got sick, seeing how I can count on one hand the number of times I've seen either of these men get sick, it's saying a lot!! Despite the fact that everyone had a designated "throw up bowl", 1/2 the people were on the verge of passing out during our family picture, and we may never want see each other on Christmas ever again, we DID have a GOOD time. Proving that you can do anything when you're surrounded by the people you love!:)

The night we arrived Santa did too! Bringing Christmas Jammies for all!

It wouldn't be Christmas Eve without the Nativity... which has been officially passed to the grandkids!
Christmas Morning... is there anything better?!!!
Walking ponies, princess dress ups, zhu zhu pets and More!

While we were there my 2 older sisters blessed their babies. Aren't Connor and Sophie precious!
Grandma Bennion got all the grandkids Christmas outfits ... matching of course!


Male bonding
Well there you have it, Christmas part 2! By the way Happy St. Patricks Day!