Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Christmas celebration started at the lovely Casa del Amo, home of Tio Pepe and Tia Haydee. Tom helped Chef Jorge with the traditional roasted pig in "caja china" -- a photo as well as video are below. Lucas loved the pork and even the chicharron (AKA pig skin -- must be channeling my Mom since that was her favorite! I'm not a fan.). We left after a late dinner thinking Lucas was tired, but after our 30+ minute drive, Lucas was all wound up and ready for some late night caroling -- he really enjoyed tracking Santa too and watching the videos of where he'd been (courtesy of Google Earth -- very cool!).

By morning, Santa made his way to our home and Lucas was overwhelmed with all the gifts. There's a little video of him waking up to the tree -- he's so his father's you'll see, he really needs his cup of coffee to get going in the morning. My Dad woke us up at 8 AM and our glorious day began; I made cinnamon rolls and poured sister and niece brought more GeoTrax toys so Lucas has his own little GeoTrax universe.

Hope your Christmas was merry and bright!

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