Our annual visit from Santa was last night. We always have the reading of the Polar Express, then Santa miraculously appears at the door for the true believers. I'm so glad that the little ones can read the story to us now. I used to read it, but I always get choked up at the end.....still, after all the times I've read it!
Santa is our dear friend Mike. He loves his job and is so good at it. He watched our children grow up, and now he is watching our six grandchild grow up.
Austin is a good sport and played along with Santa. He also was the main source of entertainment for the rest of the evening by keeping the little ones entertained AND he helped do the dishes. He's on Santa's "nice" list in my book.
I've been busy making Christmas napkins. I just cut a semi-circle out of two fabrics and serged them together. It's all in the folding to create a tree.
Pillows were next on my list for Santa Mike and his wife Mrs. Mike. (Santa promised he would try not to drool on these during his afternoon nap!)
The nine pillowcases I made for the little kids had a dual role.
They were filled with the presents, then stuffed into Santa's black bag.
We are all another year older since Santa's last visit. The 8 and 9 year-olds are on the brink of questioning the reality of Santa. After seeing them in awe of Santa's visit last night, I can tell they are a believer in the magic of Santa. I know I'm a believer....how about you?