A Merry Little Christmas (Part One)

I hope you'll forgive me as I tie up some Christmas-y loose ends this week.  As is usual, December isn't long enough!

But our Christmas celebrations?  Pretty much perfect, I have to say.

The festivities kicked off Christmas Eve with a little party at Sweet Husband's work.  Every year after the store closes on Christmas Eve they have a little party with champagne to celebrate the fact that they've all survived another Christmas season in retail!

They may look sweet, but these are battle hardened veterans, I tell you....

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We managed to get home just before the real snow started....

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And, in a wonderful little last minute, impromptu-y thing, ended up having some of the best company I can think of for dinner....

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After some games and dessert, our guests headed for home and we went out for a somewhat tipsy romp in the (then getting much deeper) snow with the pups.  The Christmas pj's were opened, Twas the Night Before Christmas was read, and we settled in for warm, cozy night....