Isaac's Christmas gift from us, a train set, was given to him on arrival so he'd have more toys to play with throughout the weekend. After a few minutes playing with the trains, Isaac moved on to a coloring book and the men took over constructing a complex, interwoven set of tracks.
Isaac post-bath with a damp-hair mohawk
Foo and I on the last leg--that's Foo in front, me waving
someone's ready to eat!
Dinner was at 2:00 rather than the prescheduled 4:00 due to a turkey that was done cooking 4 1/2 hours early.
We took turns playing with and entertaining the two-year old.
Great-Grandma & Isaac look at the animals
Friday was much of the same. Leftovers galore, naps, animated movies, and a trip to the mall once the Black Friday craziness was mostly over. I picked up a game I was introduced to during grad school and had all but forgotten, The Great Dalmuti. Weird name, but such a fun game for a big group of people. Come over and we'll teach you how to play;)
Isaac and Aunt Foo baked sugar cookies with icing and peppermints on top. I baked gingerbread cookies, my all-time favorite holiday cookie.
And then, the BEST part of the entire weekend!
Sarah's boyfriend, Drew, and his parents drove up from South Carolina to surprise her. (I knew he was coming to surprise her, but didn't put two and two together as to why...) She answered the door, he had a few Christmas presents for her, including..
Congratulations, Sarah and Drew! What a way to end Thanksgiving 2011!