Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

Hi, Family,

What a crazy month it’s been!  I stayed super busy this holiday season.  My mom visited my class & read The Night Before Christmas.  We all made elf hats.

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That last picture, the top four flags are the flags that I made, that represent me.

I am very into doing arts & crafts right now, & a super fun one we did on Christmas Eve this year was ….  I elfed myself.

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I also helped my mom make cookies.  I was begging her to make gingerbread cookies that we could shape like little gingerbread men & I could decorate with some icing.  On Christmas Eve, we finally made the cookies!  I kept telling my mom, “Mom, be careful.”  “Hey, Mom.  Be careful.  With the gingerbread men.  Because one might jump out & run away.”

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I was so happy, after all the counting down, when Santa’s big night finally came!!

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When I woke up the next morning I could barely contain my excitement!  Right away I noticed there were some big presents from Santa, & our stockings were full of stuff, & Santa had put bows on our elves!

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It was an amazing Christmas, & I kept telling my mom how lucky we are!!

I think my favorite gift was a new helmet & a new big boy scooter.  (Like Cal’s.)

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Of course, since I got a new helmet & scooter, Charlie got a new helmet & (well, my old) scooter.

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Another exciting gift we got was superhero rain boots from Aunt Amatey.

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Well I decided it would be very cool to wear my Superman costume with my new Superman boots, & Of course my mom wanted to take my picture.  Well, *someone* was not happy that I was mugging for the camera, pushed his way past me saying, “Take me!  Take me!  Take me!”

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Tonight was our big New Year’s Eve Party!  We had so much fun!  We got party hats & horns & noisemakers & ring pops.

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We wrote out our resolutions, & I illustrated mine.

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We counted down to the New Year (at around 7:00PM).  Twice.

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We used food coloring & shaving cream to paint in a blue bath.

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Overall, I’d say a pretty good ending to a pretty good year.  Here’s to 2015!  Peace & prosperity to all.

Love,

Jack & Charlie

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