Here comes Galto Family Christmas Photo dump PART TWO (see PART ONE here!).
After our Annual Christmas Breakfast at my Grandparent’s house, we made our way over to Dominic’s parent’s house. They just moved into a new home right after our wedding and decided to people over for an early dinner, but wanted to have a little time where it was just the five of us, to open gifts and just be together :)
They had kind of asked us for a little list of things that we each wanted, Dominic said he wanted tools, and they actually looked at my wish-list for ideas on what to get me.
We all opened our gifts, and Dominic and I each had a huge box full of things. They insisted I go first, so I did. Honestly, I thought I was opening up a new Kindle, something that was on my list but in this huge box, a Kindle was not.
It was a camera.
My dream camera.
I didn’t know what to say or do next, so I just cried. Of course my mother in law got that picture on camera, but I’ll spare ya the humility that is my crying face.
Anyway, sitting there, completely stunned, they explained that later on the day that they originally asked us what we wanted for Christmas, my amazing husband pulled them aside and said that he didn’t want anything for Christmas, he just wanted me to have this camera. Lucky doesn’t even begin to describe what I feel for that man, and even for my second family. Best Christmas gift, hands down. And it’s safe to say I’m prettttty obsessed. It’s the Canon EOS 60D and I have A LOT to learn, but I am so excited.
And guess what? If that wasn’t enough, Dominic opened his box in shock as well. Because his parents STILL got him the tools.
They also got Olivia her first 4 wheeler. It is SO funny to watch her on that thing.
We got Nick a whole box full of things related to guns (he’s a big gun guy) Dominic said it would be even funnier to Nick that I got him these things because I am definitely not a big gun guy. We got him a gun Mug, a bullet shaped ice tray, a bullet shaped bottle opener and a new chain, and I definitely got the reaction out of him that I was hoping for! For Nancy, we bought her a bunch of colorful stuff for her office, and made her a painting, and for both of them we also transferred a few wedding pictures onto canvas’. EASIEST PROJECT EVER and I cannot wait to blog about it.
The Saturday after Christmas, we had our Galto Christmas. All of Nick’s family. If there’s one thing to know about the Galto family, it’s that they are very LOUD. I thought my family was loud but they definitely take the cake. We spent most of the day laughing so hard we were crying, we played cards against humanity, ate a whole mess of delicious food, danced and sang a lot and basically just spent time together.
Oh and Olivia’s outfit on this day was probably my favorite of all of her Christmas outfits. I wish she could wear that dress everysingleday.
Our last Christmas was with Nick and Nancy’s closet friend, Tanya. Her son, Austin was our ring bearer and Olivia loves him to pieces. It snowed SO much that night, but we ate Mexican food, had dessert, opened presents, and pretty much just watched Olivia and Austin hug each other over and over again.
And that concludes all of our Christmases, jammed into two posts.
How was everyone else’s Holidays? Do any of you have ten thousand Christmases?