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A White day after Christmas

No, we didn't have a white Christmas in Ste. Gen, but the day after was quite white.  It snowed overnight and we woke up to a few inches coating the ground.  It was pretty beautiful and Charlie didn't know what to make of it.  Judging from the amount of snow on the ground in Chicago when I got back last night, I think we actually had more than Chicago... strange.

Christmas was so lovely this year.  Very very busy, but very very lovely.  Filled with cookies, board games, & lots of family time.  I hope yours was lovely too!

Note:  the drive back to Chicago was much more enjoyable last night.  No traffic.  Yes, please!

my fam after Christmas Eve mass
Rottler cousins + Charlie & Grandma!
Cousin cookie baking happened again this year.  It's always good to see everyone, especially as we get older and things start to change.  As I said to Karen:  "Growing up is hard to do."

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