We had a wonderful Christmas & a friend-filled New Years. Our first Christmas together was a blast & my favorite part was cooking and hosting for family and friends.
Here's a very brief recap via pictures:
we made a quick trip through chapel hill & visited all of our favorite spots, including Cafe Driade for coffee/tea
we cooked (and cleaned) our first turkey- it was successful!
hello yummy peanut-butter apple pie:
we had family and friends over for brunch:
even patty had a good Christmas:
cast iron skillets can give 2nd degree burns, as i learned on Christmas Eve
a visit to Charlotte to see my family & continue the poppers tradition (she's just the cutest):
reunited with sweet friends:
bowling with my family where my dad whipped out his old bowling team skills:
gingerbread tradition lives on again, cottage style this year :
will enjoyed time off & scaring me with this duck:
ringing in the new year with my love:
and lots of wonderful friends:
and Will continues his outdoor adventures:
We were blessed with a wonderful Christmas and so enjoyed quality time with all of the people we love the most. Looking forward to 2013 and all that it brings!