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oliver connell | twenty two hundred & seventeen
oliver connell | twenty two hundred & seventeen

More Christmas celebrations, this time on Boxing Day with the Ruprechts. We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of presents and dinner. Oliver loves his cousin so much and it always is so cute to watch them play together. They even made us wear hats at dinner. I think Nana looks especially cute in her Cowgirl hat. […]

oliver connell | twenty two hundred & sixteen
oliver connell | twenty two hundred & sixteen

Christmas morning is always fun around our household. You think you understand the magic of Christmas but I’d argue that it’s not something you can truly understand until you see it through the eyes of your son or daughter. It’s an exceptional time of year; one where all the planning and hard work pays off. […]

oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & ninety
oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & ninety

Christmas Day is a day most of us look forward to. This year however, I think most of us in the Connell household would just rather hope that next years is better and forget what’s already been. You see, Oliver was sick, then Dana slowly came down with the flu as well, culminating with all three of us getting it and effectively ruining our Christmas/New Year’s plans and holidays this year. We didn’t…

oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & eighty-eight
oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & eighty-eight

This year we celebrated Christmas with the Ruprechts a couple of days earlier. We had a great time opening gifts, exchanging compliments and stories, and having a great dinner. Unfortunately, this was ultimately the start of what would become a month long sickness at our house which eventually crippled our Christmas break/New Year’s plans completely…

oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-one
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-one

Wow – was Christmas day a lot of fun this year! We had Santa pay us a visit early Christmas morning and he spoiled us rotten. SPOILED. ROTTEN. We had a lot of fun opening all the gifts that were left under our tree. I then got to working on cooking…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-seven

Boxing day saw Grandma and Papa come for a visit to celebrate Christmas with us. They arrived in the early afternoon on Boxing Day, stayed for dinner and the night. Oliver loves…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & fourty-two
oliver connell | day seven hundred & fourty-two

Every year, Dana’s Mom’s side of the family gets together once in the summer for a family picnic and once in the winter for a Christmas party. This year Oliver is at a great age…