Monday, December 28, 2009

My good intentions to find time to blog before Christmas just didn't work out. But we are now back in business!

The 23rd had us celebrating my 26th Birthday! We made a trip to the mall to do some last minute shopping right before dinner and then met up with the family for dinner.
Wren was on her best behaviour, but did enjoy walking around the restaurant with her Grandpa.

And sharing cookies with Dad.

When we got back to my Parents' house my Sister and her boyfriend gave me a really cute card and a gc to Anthropologie. Pretty much the best gift ever!

Wren (and I) loved the singing Christmas card my old co-workers sent home with my Dad!

Wren has definitely got this gift unwrapping thing down pat!

Between her party and mine Wren is now addicted to icing.
I had a little shopping spree at Anthro before dinner, but of all my purchases this pillow is my favorite! I just love the chunky knit, colors and design. Several knobs, a new set of dishes and side plate, candles galore and another pillow also came home with me that night.


On Christmas Eve we enjoyed spending time with Sean's Family, while Wren really enjoyed her Grandma's cookies!


Before dinner we hit the skating rink!


Sean was forced to borrow my fingerless gloves after forgetting his own... That's hot!

Wren had fun skating with Dad, while Mom sat on the sidelines.

Christmas morning was a VERY fun time for this little girl!
The first thing she went for? A bottle of lotion in my stocking.


Santa had left some pretty exciting things and she was just realizing that they were for her.


"These are all mine? Cool!"

We hope you all had a wonderful Holiday as well! I am eager to see your updated blogs and what Santa left you~

29 comments:

lena said...

Love all the photos. Looks like Wren loved her gifts, glad to see you all enjoyed the holidays.

nameisgrace said...

i too got an anthro gift card for christmas and agree it's the best gift!!!! glad you had a great holiday. happy new year to you and your family!

brightandblithe said...

Your little Wren is just a doll. Love the pillow!

CourtneyKeb said...

Can I just say that I love your blog?!??

It's one of my favorite to follow, mostly because I enjoy your impeccable taste and your little cutie girl that's just a few weeks older than mine.

Just letting you know! ;)

Susan said...

where do you get that cute white shirt you are wearing??? LOVE IT!!! :)

Annie said...

Happy belated Birthday! Wren looked like she had an amazing first birthday & wonderful Christmas!

Amy said...

I'm also wondering where you got that adorable white shirt??!!

About Us: said...

OMG I love your blog. I just found it and will be back to visit soon. Happy Holidays!

Mandy said...

Looks like a wonderful way to celebrate the holidays - don't children make it so much more special?! :) And I think an Anthro gift card would be my favorite gift ever!

nameisgrace said...

happy belated birthday!!!!

Olivea said...

It looks like you had a fantastic week! Wren is so adorable!

Melanie@The Old White Cottage said...

Happy Birthday and Happy Holidays Holly!

Jen said...

what a great birthday & christmas weekend! looks like you had a fabulous time! GOOD FOR YOU GIRL!

now on to new year's right!?

Love Being a Nonny said...

Wren is too cute...and I love your stockings!!

Happy Birthday!

Suzy said...

Is it possible to be jealous of your Mum?? She looks young enough to pass as your sister!

design_aholic said...

You take such beautiful photos Holly! Thanks for sharing, and lucky you to have that shopping spree at Anthro :) Happy New Year

Amanda said...

*aaawwwwhhhhhh* how precious. All of it. You look lovely as always and Wren with her daddy sharing cookies is so sweet.

Love love love that pillow you found at Anthro. I'm headed there tomorrow while away from home. Sure hope I have as much luck there as you do. :)

Where is your fabulous cream shirt from that you wore to your birthday dinner? Lovely.

Btw, I painted and distressed a buffet that we use as our media center for hubby's highly anticipated and much dreamed about tv. :) Makes me happy when something I have resembles something you have since everything you have is fabulous. Lol.

Holly and Sean said...

Awww thank so much for all the smiles everyone!! The top is actually a black Rachel Pally shirt with a cream colored tank by J.lo's SweetFace line I found on clearance for $15 a couple years ago at Marshall's and I just threw a length of ribbon around the waist to make it look like it somewhat went together LOL. I am sure something similar would be easy to find at Forever21 or Anthro though~

Mrs. Chic said...

Lovely Christmas!

Amber said...

omg what a wonderful Christmas!!!

6HartsforHim said...

Great Pictures~And Happy Belated Birthday! I turn 26 on the 31st!:)I so would love an anthro gc for my birthday!Cute pillow!

bagfashionista said...

Your mother is utterly gorgeous...ok, now that i've got that awkward comment out of the way....

merry christmas, and happy birthday!!

Jo said...

I agree with everyone!!! Your mom is gorgeous!!!! I love her dark hair and this is weird I know.. her eye lashes!!! :) I love your creme shirt... and your mom's house!!!!!!!!!!

janice said...

Loved the photos- your first Christmases with Wren are so special! And your home looks so beautiful all decked out for the holidays!

Gina said...

What a beautiful family! I know I keep saying it lol :) I shared your blog with my twitter friends last week, it's one of my favorites! Happy Belated Birthday!!

sherri said...

Ok, this may seem unrelated, but here goes...Could you tell me where you got Wren's boots, and maybe also that black top you are wearing under the white one? Pretty please? :)

~ Kelly Ann ♥ said...

Holly-
Those's pictures were so darn cute!! Thxs for sharing!
Ques where did you get those cute brown/taupe color sweatpants with the writing on the knee- fourteenth picture down- ?
email me when you have a chance
shopgal22@hotmail.com

Thxs
Kel

pinkstilettos said...

How cute! You have such a lovely family! I am loving your blog BTW. Have a great day!
Daisy~

Wren said...

Was I ever surprised when I hit a link to your blog for the first time and saw a picture of you and your precious little girl. Titled as "Holly and Wren". Sharing your little girls name and then also having a friend who named her daughter Holly Wren. I just thought that was to funny. Your blog is delightful and I am sure I will be back often. Wren
wrenmdavis@aol.com

 
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