Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Ward Christmas Party

So we had our ward Christmas Party the day after our Annual Ducker Christmas Party. Dorian opened that day and was due to be home around 4:30 or 5:00. Well, he didn't end up getting home until about 8:00pm. So the boys ventured out on our own and had soup and salad for dinner and then some desserts after that. It almost seems easier to take care of them when I'm by myself at these types of functions, rather than with Dorian there. Only because you're not relying on the other person for help.
After eating there was a Christmas Program which JD felt the need to clap after every song and say "YEA!!!"
Then we were off to wait in line for Santa! James still didn't want anything to do with him, but Carson never forgets to tell santa his name and how he wants a bouncy ball for christmas! I can REALLY APPRECIATE this request. A little bouncy ball. That's easy enough. Other kids were asking for 4-wheelers and all sorts of expensive gifts! I wouldn't mind if he kept his requests small like this forever, but one can only wish right?
Here are some pictures from the party. Dorian was able to show up to wait in line for Santa with us. What a good husband, because that was the most stressful part of the night!
ps. I know I'm wearing the same shirt! It was new and it made me feel festive!!! :o)

Annual Ducker Christmas Party

So, we moved into our house in the summer, and we were nominated to hold our christmas party here at our house this year. I had a blast! I made everyone (10) individual amish friendship breads and wrapped them with pretty gold ribbon. Then I decided I would have a good time and be festive and make baby pretzels dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with red and green sprinkles and THEN I had to really clean the house! Besides cleaning I would do it over and over again...like EVERY weekend! Dorian would kill me though. :o)
We had a white elephant gift exchange, and Dorian and I got a plunger and put a $5.00 bill rolled up in the handle. I called it, THE MYSTERY PLUNGER! I didn't reveal the mystery until the end of the exchange. I got a t-shirt from wet seal, which was a good thing considering 1/2 of the girls that were there were pregnant! Oh the perks of not carrying a child in your stomach!!!! I can REALLY appreciate this.
We had lots of good food and lot of fun with all of out friends!
I was thinking that we would have someone else do it next year, so we could get a break, but now I'm thinking we might just do it here again. It was too much fun to pass up again.
Hope you all are enjoying the holidays!


Carson always calls me a "princess or something." So sweet. It was the day of our ward Christmas Party, and Carson knew Santa would be there. He woke up from his nap, and said, "Mom, can we go see santa now?" I said, "NO!!!! I still have to take a shower and get ready so I look like a princess." This is when Carson responded with, "But you already a princess....see? Just a different kind of princess."
HA! I would like to know what kind that is exactly!!! I was PRETTY SCARY LOOKING