My baby, lil' Elijah, basically *loved* everything about Christmas. During the opening of his presents, he just kept saying "WOW!" to *everything* - adorable! I wish I had gotten some better pics.
We bought a bunch of dollar store gifts, basically as stocking stuffers. One of those gifts were two, styrofoam-type swords. My boys immediately started a sword fight (even Elijah knew what to do with a sword at not-quite-2yo. Amazing!
Yet later in the day, my girls got a hold of those same two swords and GIRLY-FIED them. Here they are, proudly holding their decorated swords. Ya right, boys and girls are just the same, no differences what so ever. Mmm-hmmm......
And one of our best 2nd-hand store finds, a log with cans & bottles on top. Along with an orange pistol and some kind of basic sensors.....you have some really good times!! This was maybe $10. Along with the $2 Toss-Across, I totally scored in the Christmas gift department this year!!
We've got more presents tomorrow (from Granny, Uncle Kenni, Mema & Papa) so no one has to feel bad for the poor 2nd-hand store present children in our home. I wouldn't feel bad for them anyway, but hey, you know how Americans tend to view materialism (said by an American who has too long been just as materialistic as the rest, let me tell you!).
And just to prepare everyone, my dh and I are *discussing* getting rid of our dish tv. I know, I know, WHAT?!?!! It's just in the discussion mode at this point, we'll talk more about it later........but there it is. We're officially weird now, huh?