Friday, December 30, 2011

my Christmas weekend

Christmas weekend was great! Once the stressful, last-minute-running-around ended, Ryan and I settled down at the Cope's for Christmas Eve.

Here are the handsome Cope boys in their matching pjs, helping out with Christmas eve dinner. Steak and Crab--YUM. They don't mess around! (ps. they don't look like brothers at ALL...)

                                        Sleepy-eyed morning pic of me and my babe!

Ellie got cute pj's that matched the girls- She had so much fun finding all the fruit snacks and suckers in her stocking from Santa!

Ellie got her first pet! A fish named "Fishy" (Ellie named it) She diligently feeds her every morning:)

Ellie was hilarious this Christmas. She was very serious when she was opening her presents, and she kept making her "mad face". I think it resembles Blue Steel. ha

Ellie got a play kitchen from her Aunt and Uncle, and she loves to make mommy ice cream cones!

My first Christmas with Ryan was amazing! He made it so special, and I am so grateful for him.

He made me a magnetic photo board with pictures from us in junior high, as well as recent pictures of us- it was the best gift Ever!!

This week has been very exciting for the Duncan Family. We welcomed a new sister-in-law, Jana to our family! I can't believe my twin brother got hitched! So happy for them.

Ellie smelling "Princess Jana's" flowers

my bff

Cousins Cody and Ellie are always so cute together!

loooong day for my two loves -

And some other exciting Duncan that my brother and sister-in-law Gina are having their first baby, and it's a girl!!! We couldn't be happier for them.

I feel so blessed to have such a wonderful family, and future family. I am grateful for this holiday season and for all that I have. I hope you all had a very merry Christmas, and hope you have a safe, Happy New Year!!
I am off to Cabo with Ellie and the Copes--
Adios Amigos!


  1. if you need a 'nanny' in cabo, i'll come...;) haha

    i am so happy that you are so happy. you are
    seriously glowing in every picture. and ps..maybe i'm
    watching way to many gossip girl re-runs but you look
    like blake lively a lot, you dress like her too. i'm jealous! ha.

    Have so much fun with your man and your sweet baby girl!
    Happy New, and exciting, Year to you!!!

  2. Okay, so I have two single younger sisters and those boys are HANDSOME. :)

    I'm so excited for your cute family. You're going to have a great 2012.

    (And I'm glad Nikki confessed to the Gossip Girl reruns, me too - I think you only really look like Blake Lively because you are so pretty and always dressed so well.)

  3. What?!! Cabo at the same time and I didn't see you... so disappointed :( Hope you had as much fun as we did and a Happy 2012 to ya! :)