They come to mind way before Christmas day as we think of what we will get each other. Stressful for some, but for many it is also a time of joy...anticipating the joy of the ones we love.
Last night after the babies went to bed, Jake and Max and I set in to prepare their gifts while at the same time having their first lesson in sewing.
Cutting and pinning
Don't forget to take those pins OUT
And away we go!
Finished product to be revealed on Christmas.
But what a joy it is to see how excited they were to do this for their little brothers. And, if I may say, MUCH better than trudging through a store to choose a toy that "they would really like this...REALLY!"
I got an early gift when the boys voluntarily sat with books for over 45 min!
And just for fun, here's one of each Little
Ollie after seeing his Christmas present and not being allowed to play with it.