Our traditional dinner consists of treats and snacking, homemade chili, and homemade cinnamon rolls! After we're all stuffed (and gassy :/) we start our program. Because our family has gotten so big over the last few years we break up the show into families. Each family gets a turn to perform or share something. The talent in our family is amazing, especially from these sweet little spirits. I love them all!
^^haha his new face lately!^^
^^Grandpa's tradition of reading "The Night Before Christmas" ^^
^^They performed a version of Hallelujah, it was seriously awesome!^^
^^Derek, Nesha, Ellie, Aliyah (and Abby who snuck in) sang beautifully!!^^
^^Tel and Abby were a little shy at first but once everyone started singing they cheered right up!^^
^^Taylee, Austin, and Baden sang while their mamma played the piano.^^
^^Boston and Tucker and their mamma Kaeley sang Christmas songs! The cutest.^^
^^This beautiful sister of mine has an amazing voice!^^
^^Grandma made awesome booklets for all the kids and talked about the different symbols and their meanings, it was great!^^
It wouldn't be Christmas without the Nativity story.
We followed along the story and all the adults had a part to narrate. We also sang songs in between and my sister Chan sang a beautiful solo. My mom put a lot of time and effort into it and it turned out wonderful. The spirit was so strong and I loved that we could celebrate the birth of the Savior as an eternal family. It was a wonderful Christmas Eve!!
(We missed you so much Rayland and Sarah!!!)