It seems like this is the year that Christmas just keeps on coming!
Russ and Patty arrived on Saturday to celebrate the holiday with us a little belatedly, and also to use the Seahawks tickets we had given them for Christmas. Of course we decided to throw in some 12th Man jerseys as well!
I love having house guests, so it was a blast to have them come up and hang out, and they unnecessarily and generously brought even more lovely gifts (as if the amazing Seahawks jackets weren't enough)!
|Aren't the personalized stockings adorable?! And yes, that is a Seahawks tooth fairy pillow for Baby Marshawn!|
As much fun as I was having, I was still pretty nervous about Sunday's game against the Rams, one that we needed to win in order to clinch the NFC West title and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Everything that we have been working for over the entire season literally came down to this one game...
Don't worry, we pulled it off!
Being there to see the Hawks pull off their big win made every single moment of the entire season worth it.
Now... on to the playoffs!
I am so lucky that I got to spend Christmas this year with TWO families. Sometimes it is difficult and stressful for us to spend enough time with both of our families and friends, but we're lucky that everyone is so flexible and accommodating. Family is so important!
It's also good to be reminded that not everyone always has the luxury of seeing loved ones during the holiday season. But Tiffany from Dropcam emailed me earlier this month to share some wonderful videos of soldiers who did make it home for the holidays, which I thought I'd share with you here as well. Stuff like this makes me cry every time, but it also warms my heart... take a look.