Monday, December 14, 2009

Christmas & Housewarming Party!

Dan and I had a Christmas/Housewarming party for our families on Saturday and it was a blast! I was so stinkin’ excited to have people over to our house and to make treats and everything! So almost everyone was able to come (except Dan’s sister and her family, my sister, and Dan’s brother and fam in Idah0). We had about 19 people there so it was a pretty good turn out!

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My digital invitation. Made it in photoshop by copying one I found online for a different party last year. I just covered up their words with my own! Saweeet.

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Dan of course checking out the game scores before everyone came over. He is so great to help me so much and I have OCD and he totally puts up with it and doesn’t even act like I’m crazy (which I kind of am). He just does things and makes me laugh along the way!

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The house before people came over. We had some extra chairs Dan had gotten from work for a good deal and he also got a cute little kid table (under the bay window) which worked out great for the grandkids!

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I love to bake and I had to restrain myself or I would have made a lot more! I made yummy 7 layer dip, chocolate chip cookies, Christmas tree cookies, buckeyes and Fresca/Limeade. The Christmas cookies were an idea from Thrifty Decor Chick,007[5]

and the Buckeyes were from Beneath My Heart.IMG_4388[5]

I love the awesome blogs I read and their great ideas!

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I made the super cute JOY candlesticks which I saw on Shanty2Chic!

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Jon, Joe, Julie and Wellyn in the family room and cutie pie Wellyn just chillin’ on the couch.

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The cute girlies enjoying their cookies. I think Sarah ate about twice her body weight in cookies. No joke.

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Wellyn loves to sit and watch the picture slideshow on the laptop! He’s so funny when he recognizes someone or something.

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The girls playing with Dan and my parents enjoying the food!IMG_4742 IMG_4743

Grandpa and Ryan (above) and Dave and Amanda (below).

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Joe, Debbie and Grandpa Goates.
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Jon and Mike.

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3 comments:

CMHill said...

looks fun. Sorry we couldn't come, but we look forward to seeing your cute home in a week and a half!

Julie said...

I think I ate twice my body weight in goodies too and that isn't easy considering my body weight is almost doubled from the baby:) Thanks for having us over-it was great and we love having you guys up here!

Shell said...

Kinda bugged that I wasn't invited