Monday, December 20, 2010

Lots of Reasons to Celebrate

It's a wonderful thing. When you get up in the morning and you see
your children's shoes in the house.
It's a sign... the holidays are here!
 
(I made the cupcakes to look like Hostess Cupcakes using the recipe from Bake at 350)
But in our house, we first have to concentrate on the graduate!

This is the one! Todd just graduated with a degree in Kinesiology and we couldn't be happier or more proud of him in his achievements. He still has the credential program to go through... but I thought this was well worth celebrating. We had 35-40 people to our home on Saturday for the occasion.
Including my  "surprise" guest.
The boys' soccer coach, Ron, who was their coach from age 5 throughout high school!

 
This is actually Tauren with Ron.
Tomorrow, Winter Solstice, we celebrate Todd & Tauren's birthdays!
Tonight's menu: corned beef and cabbage with potatoes.
Then I can think about Christmas!
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14 comments:

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Congratulations to the graduate! It looks like a great reason to celebrate :-)

Cheryl said...

Congratulations to your son!! A great achievement. Enjoy all your celebrations and Merry Christmas!

Michele said...

Sounds like your family is having a wonderful week! Congratulations and enjoy!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Graduation is such a great thing to celebrate - congratulations to all.

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

Congratulations! Family + the holidays = fun! Enjoy!

AMKreations said...

And I thought those were your heels...so pretty and sparkly!

Congrats to your son and I hope your holiday celebrations are wonderful!

Linda said...

Congratulations to the graduate! That's an amazing achievement and should be celebrated!

Sherri said...

Congratulations...so many fun things going on at your house! Merry Christmas, too!

Jenn said...

Congrats. My brother has a degree in Athletic Training and played soccer too. This could be a story of my family three and a half years ago. :) Enjoy your holiday!

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Congrats to TODD! That is a VERY long program and quite an accomplisment to graduate. Best wishes for a bright career!!

Sinta, your cupcakes turned out so cute! Love how you have them displayed.

And yes.....nothing beats hearing the pitter patter of our children's feet at home.

love you...

becky

bol for something PINK coming your way.xxoo

on vacation with di and Paul said...

It's just the best when the kids come home.Enjoy your family and congratulations to the graduate.

PunkiePie (Jen) said...

Congratulations to your son! Sounds like you have really enjoying your family. Merry Christmas, Sinta!

Handmade by Mai said...

Congratulations and enjoy having them at home

ytsmom said...

Are your boys twins? They look very much alike!!