Friday, December 19, 2008

Photo of the Day

T minus 6 days 'til Christmas!!
What is your favorite part of the holidays?

Me? I love my stocking. My mom can fit the most amazing and unexpected things in there. One year when I was three, she put a can of mushrooms in there. For any other child that would be weird, to me, that was heaven. They have a picture of me the moment I pulled it out of the stocking. The awe and wonder on my face is apparent.

The more I tell these stories the more I realize what a weird kid I was. Also, I realize what great parents I have.

Thanks for the mushrooms Mom!

9 comments:

  1. So, there was mush-room in the stocking!

    What a great idea!

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  2. that is awesome & i would have appreciated it for sure. i on the other had always got beef jerky which i would proceed to eat all christmas morning in place of breakfast. classy.

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  3. Can of 'shrooms in your stocking? Okay, please explain this!
    Best part of Christmas is watching my kids and loved ones open their gifts I have given them. I get so excited about that part because after all I spent countless hours picking out their gifts. For my kids, they still "believe" so it is still fun to mess with them I guess about Jolly Saint Nick!

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  4. Mushrooms??? That's awesome!! My stepmom would always put a ton of candy and a new toothbrush with a travel size toothpaste. I think she was trying to tell us something about when we were done with the candy!!!

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  5. aww that is such a cute story! the best thing i ever got in a stocking was a pair of new earrings with a note saying i was allowed to get my ears pierced! i'm pretty sure i cried over that one!!

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  6. I'm with you, the stocking was the best. All sorts of little presents, they were the best! I guess that is why Santa still comes to my house and fills the stockings every Christmas Eve.

    Have to say...I never got a can of mushrooms!

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  7. Being with you and all the other fam! Also, loved Christmas at Aunt Lucy's! Miss that!

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