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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Generous Gifts from Different Santas

Christmas is much much fun for the kids especially when they are opening the gifts from Santa.  It's a tradition for the Cottrill's clan to  celebrate Christmas at their parent's home.  It's a way of getting in touch with each other.
Rylie love the notebook she received from Tita Chris and Gail.
Thanks Tita Chris for the awesome tri-level matchbox garage and the set of  cars.
When we came home, we let the kids open up the gifts from us and from friends.
Rylie got Zoobles and a purse from Mommy and Daddy.
Thanks to the  Kinder family for the adventure tent they gave to the kids.
EJ got stinky from Mommy and Daddy, he love it!
Uncle Dave  got EJ a nerf gun and  a car set while Rylie got a  barbie set from Aunt Michale.
Thanks to Jen and Jim for the  awesome play dough set.
Here's Rylie's new purse.   We would like to thank Dad for the cash gift that he gave to the kids, that will go to their college fund.


Thanks to Mommy Dhemz for the magnetic travel game set and for the pasalubong  that she sent from California.
"Santa" is so generous this year, our princes have her dream kitchen set.  She's been waking up early and  act like cooking breakfast for us.  She even brought the tray in our bed  this morning.
EJ got a pretty awesome race track from "Santa".  All of us enjoy racing on this one.
I bet, your house is like ours where there are piles of boxes from the gifts.  I found these neat craft ideas from the parenting tip of the day from parents.com.

Don’t throw out all those big boxes left over from the holidays! Keep them for your baby and toddler to play with or have your kid make one of these adorable cardboard box crafts.  Cute Cardboard Box Crafts
tissue box craft
Have a nice 3rd day of Christmas folks!

18 travelers' comments:

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Wow naman, how awesome were the gifts received by all of you, especially the kids. They got wonderful expensive gifts just about from everybody including auntie Dhemz, lol. Rylie got expensive gifts like the netbook and the play kitchen set. And EJ got a top of the line race car tracks and cars. And the look on the face of John while playing the race track of EJ was child like. He looks like a little boy beaming with excitement playing his favorite toy, lol. What memorable Christmas celebration you had this Christmas. Truly, you were generously blessed by the Lord. Thanks for the joyous post. God bless you all always.

Vernz said...

wow nman talaga...you sure are blessed this christmas... ang gaganda naman.... dropping by mami..

Dhemz said...

awwwwwwwwwwww....ang daming gifts from santa...daming toys...so cool! the excitement is overwhelming....:) I love Rye's kitchen set...can Akesha come and play? hehehehe!

sensya na badingding at lang ang nakayanan nang lola...ehehhehe!

a quick visit here...bukas na ako mag blog hop...maysakit kasi tong alaga ko eh...:(

Mama Mia said...

Wow! Such cool gifts! Parang si tatay ang nag-enjoy dun sa race track...Hahaha! Great Job, Santa and Santita..hahaha! :)

By the way, Sis...my URL is http://mymommyconfessions.blogspot.com/

Godspeed!

w0rkingAth0mE said...

wow, daming toys i love the kitchen set most ..

Vernz said...

Hi Rose, busy ka ano... wala pa ang link.. hahaha.. anyway..just posted mine..

http://inthissideoftown.blogspot.com/2010/12/nostalgia_30.html

nuts said...

your house looks like a toy kingdom now.. hihi.. sis, wala ako gift, bawi ako next time, pag nakarating na ko dyan, haha.. ewan lang kung kelan.. mwahhh.. Merry Christmas to you dear and your family! mwaahh!

Lulu said...

love the kitchen too! parang mas maganda pa ang kitchen ni rye kaysa sa kitchen ko lol

I am glad "santa" was nice to all of you!

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

I love the kitchen bading ganda hehehe gusto ko maglaro nun. kaya pala laki ng budget ni daddy bongacious ang mga gifts.

Ralph said...

I had a slot racing car track when I was much younger, and loved it. My sisters had a small kitchen as well. The memories will last a long time with your kids. Christmas is so nice for our children, there is a magic in their eyes as Santa's visit is so great. Beautiful (and remember - they grow sooooo fast...

Happy New Year to you, John, FIL and your beautiful children!

Patti said...

Hi Rose,
Looks like you and your family had a wonderful Christmas! I love the dream kitchen. ;-)

Hope you all have a Happy New Year!

Thanks for stopping by tonight.

Miss Becky said...

yes, I think my favorite is the pastel kitchen. I had nothing like that when I was a little girl. great shots. happy SSS, and a Happy New Year to you and yours!

☺lani☺ said...

Wow, great holidays to everyone!
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blogitse said...

Happy New Year!

Lisa's RetroStyle said...

Looks like you and your family had a wonderful Christmas! Happy New Year!!

annalyn said...

that is so much fun, I'm jealous :) and I love the purse!

salamat sa pagbisita :)



annalyn

imriz said...

waiting for ur nostalgia post dear...i know, in dreamland kp:)))

done backreading at ur posts and my lil daughter was so envious of the kitchen set that rylie got...so huge daw...she asks, when could she have that set so big...sb ko when she grows up and have gone to the US...sb nia "MALAKI NA AKO NUN", haha

mapapagod ka na nman sa pagligpit ng mga toys mami rose:)))

my link for today's nostalgia http://www.meetourclan.com/2011/01/serious-reader.html

Mel Cole said...

Ay bonnga nang gifts! hehehe

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