What a wonderful Christmas we had! Christmas with kids is the best!!! I have been so excited for Christmas to come and it did not disappoint.
This year I stole Becca’s idea to keep Christmas simple: something to wear, something to read, something you want, something you need. We have wanted to keep Christmas simple and more about Christ and less about presents but I still wanted it to be exciting. It hit me that the “something you need” could be A NEW ROOM – we needed to get him a new bed so we could take the crib back for the baby (he’s slept in it as a toddler bed) and I thought if we did it for Christmas it would be exciting and not like baby sister is taking his stuff. So for the last two months I’ve been planning and plotting his room out but not able to execute anything since I wanted it all to be a Christmas morning surprise! So it finally came and it was so great!
In case you’re curious the something you want was Ninjago Legos, something to read was a Children’s Encyclopedia from Usborne books, and something to wear was snow boots.
So to make this surprise for his room happen we had a few things that needed to get done… first we bought a new dresser for our room so we could give Robby ours. Putting that Ikea dresser together was a BEAST of a project that took us from 10 pm to about 3:30 am… we did it Wednesday night… but it got done! Then we needed to move the 2 bookshelves out of the office into our bedroom so we had a place to put the baby’s dresser and crib! We also bought another bookshelf so on Friday we had bookshelf night which resulted in this in our room:
Ok then on Christmas eve we put him to sleep in our room and started to get to work! I felt like I was on one of those TLC shows like “while you were out.”