An Advent train wreck on my counter: cookie plates, cranberry-and-candle centerpiece, kids' advent manger/sacrifice counter, and the 3-D stained glass window Advent calendar. And a bunch of random art stuff in the background.
We did a Jesse Tree for the first time this year! I participated in a Jesse Tree ornament exchange, which resulted in a wide variety of ornament styles. I love variety, so it works for me.
A little under-lit and blurry, but this was the best Christmas Eve photo we got.
Isaiah, barely restraining himself.
... what is this, some kind of Bumbo Christmas jig?
Demolition time for the gingerbread house.
I wanted a picture of our house at night, and this was the best I could get (the flash lit up the fog).
And now for the reward:
I give you: a young Hercule Poirot!
...Or just Solomon, sporting the Mustachifier his wiseacre uncle gave him.