Christmas through my eyes

The Christmas marathon has concluded. We’ve been on-the-go since last Saturday afternoon and haven’t stopped since: visiting with old friends and their families, and then three days of family Christmases. Our first Christmas as a family of three was pretty awesome.

Along with a car load of baby gear, gifts, and food was my new camera. Here are a few of my favorite photos from Christmas 2012.

My friends from high school (minus a few who couldn’t be there) got together with our families (husbands, kids, moms, and dads). Here we are in 9th grade and then now.

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My Grandparents, Nanny and Papa, and their great grandchildren. Having been lucky enough to get 17 years with my great Grandma before she passed, this picture makes me so happy.

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My aunt and cousins and their families. I think of them as the brother and sisters I never had and am glad I could capture this picture of them.

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My cousins, Quinn and Wade. Such handsome boys with beautiful eyes.

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Our first Christmas as a family of three.

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Bridget with her Grams.

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Four generations of Mangan women.

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The annual family game of Christmas Bingo. Utter chaos and always a good laugh.

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Bridget’s first glimpse of winter in Ohio. Granted this was taken indoors looking out, but she was fascinated. I think we might have a snow baby on our hands.

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Bridget with cousin, Keller. They are one month apart and I swear if I took them both out in public together, people would think they were twins.

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Playtime with the cousins. There’s no rhyme or reason to this picture but I love it.

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And these just because…

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Here’s to a happy and healthy New Year for all. Best wishes!

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