Christmas Gifts

Since I went to my last Christmas party of the season last night, I thought I would update you on some of the great gifts that I got this year. This isn’t everything, but a few of my favorites!

I’ll start with my Christmas party last night with my friends. We do a secret santa every year and this year Laura had me! She got me a beautiful scarf from her recent trip to San Francisco, a jewelry holder that Travis and I have decided to put our wedding rings in, a homemade peppermint candle, and a hand made necklace (she’s an incredible artist). She’s the best gift giver ever!

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Since my friend Emily recently got married, she also got us all framed photos from her wedding. Beautiful!

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Travis got me The Book Thief. I’m a bum and accidentally spilled water on it and now the pages are wrinkly 😦 I started it a few days ago, and so far its great!

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I also got some clothes. I bought a navy blue dress with a gift card from my grandma, Travis got me a tannish colored cardigan, and my mom and dad got me a fleece pullover.

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My in-laws got me a hilarious day-by-day calendar with awkward family photos.

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My grandma got me a slow cooker recipe book. We make A LOT of food out of the slow cooker. We have already put this book to use twice! We made sloppy joes a few days ago and chowder tonight. Yum!

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Travis got me Monsters Inc. (my favorite Pixar movie). I got Travis the first season of American Horror Story (not pictured, my dad borrowed it). I have to admit that I got this one for myself too 🙂 Then we used a gift card from my brother and sister-in-law to get the second season of American Horror Story.

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Uno had a great Christmas too! He loves his new toys, has already eaten all of the homemade treats from my sister-in-law, and is making progress on all his other treats! My in-laws also got us really warm blankets (the grey one pictured is mine, Travis got a dark blue one). Of course, all blankets quickly become Uno’s.

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I think my favorite gift that I gave this year was a bottle opener. Travis really wanted one to replace the one that previous homeowner had. Its a Boulevard one, gotta represent KC! I also got him a set of seasonal Boulevard glasses.

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I am so grateful for all the gifts I received this year, and even more grateful for the people who gave them to me! I love every single one of you!

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