I can't believe it's Christmas Eve already! The presents are all wrapped, sitting near and under the tree.
Clint always makes his grandmother's meatball recipe. They are delicious!
And her macaroni salad recipe.
The traditional meatballs and macaroni salad Carothers' Christmas Eve dinner.
Linn made Aunt Cheryl's Oreo cookie balls.
The kids played some games.
Ugly sweater contest - Alex's ugly sweater.
Aaron's ugly sweater.
Syd's sweater is kind of cute.
Linn's Merry Christmas sweater and Eric's Rudolph sweater with dirty armpits.
Clint was the judge of the contest and Alex was the winner of the ugly sweater contest.
Graham cracker house competition
Eric & Linn's house... they won the contest for obvious reasons. ;o)
Aaron and I made this house... well mostly Aaron did... while I ate the candy.
Syd and Alex's house.
Time to open a few gifts.
Uncle Randy's gift. It's just what he wanted!
Aunt Cheryl sent everyone gifts. Pap Carothers sent everyone money. Aunt Kathy sent a movie night / candy gift pack and Uncle Randy sent money. So grateful for everything!
Clint's gift was too funny! Socks with Cheryl's face on them. Priceless!
To finish off the night Clint made homemade eggnog and we watched It's a Wonderful Life.
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