We toasted with eggnog and later with champagne to our first Christmas as Husband and Wife and Mother and Father. Shaun read "The Night before Christmas" and we watched "Miracle on 34th Street".
Ava took a bath to get ready for Christmas
and wore her "My 1st Christmas shirt" and "Santa slippers" (thanks Uncle Bob!).
She sang her own version of Christmas Carols and made us smile from ear to ear. We have much to be thankful for as it's been a year of special blessings.
From our family to yours we wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas!
- Marijanna and Shaun
- We met over 8 years ago at church as Shaun was walking in and I was walking out. The few words exchanged sparked an interst that kept Shaun coming back. When we FINALLY began dating 4 years later we soon knew there was something special here. Our first year quickly flew by and we both decided we never wanted to spend another year with anyone else or without each other. We married in the place where it all began on January 1, 2011 (1/1/11) and gave birth to our beautiful daughter Ava Marie on September 22, 2011 our next little one, Clara Rose came 16 months later on February 11, 2013. This blog began with our preparation with our wedding and has entered into recording the days and events of our newlywed life and new motherhood.