Christmas picture dump: Merkle celebration

Don’t you just love pictures where everyone tries to get short-in-stature-and-attention-span people to cooperate, pose, and basically perform all at the same time?!

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They are pretty cute, aren’t they?!

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homemade apron by Grandma Karen!

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Annual fireplace Christmas picture

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Showing off more of my mom’s talents – homemade stockings!

We’re the gingerbread family – my other brothers have their own families: snowman, reindeer, and penguins

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For only a few short hours after our celebration at my parents we were able to meet up with the ‘Bama family at a hotel on their way back home from Illinois – here’s all 10 kids (plus Joel’s arms) posing after a fun day in the pool!

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What did we spend all our time doing before we all had kids?!?!

What are some picture traditions in your family?!

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2 responses to “Christmas picture dump: Merkle celebration

  1. I love Mylin’s little apron!

  2. Enjoyed seeing your pictures of Christmas. We only had five to get in front of the tree and that was hard enough! Never were all five smiling while looking at the camera, BUT there are sure some funny ones! God loves them and so do we!!!! Enjoy the year/s ahead with your precious little gifts. They sure won’t stay little long!
    Janean

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