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Saturday, December 31, 2011

A Merry Christmas Together

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Christmas this year was nothing short of wonderful. As I mentioned the other day, my brother who lives in Europe decided to spend Christmas in Panama this year (for the first time in about 5 years), so everything was extra special this year with his presence.

My parents really outdid themselves this year with Christmas decorations and presents. I still feel like a kid waking up on Christmas morning and running out to see what "Santa" left under our tree.
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We ate treats...
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...opened presents...
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...and we thanked and hugged each other.
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My Boyfriend surprised me this year with a HUGE monkey plushie!!! (For all you new readers, my boyfriend and I call each other monkeys and love all things monkey). I am in love with this ginormous monkey!! We've named him Gorilon, which means Big Gorilla in Spanish.
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I'm not the only one who loves my new monkey, my grandmother also loved it too!
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We also took advantage that the entire family was together to take a family picture. We were all just so happy to be together.
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By far, this year was one of the best Christmases we have ever had. Having my brother Mike here for the holidays was the best blessing we could have ever wished for. I am so happy that we are all together :)
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  1. Omg you guys had so many gifts! It looks like they could barely fit under the tree lol. The giant monkey is so cute - I love the picture with it and your grandma haha :D

    I'm glad to see that you and your family enjoyed your holidays. Happy New Year Marie!

  2. awww...such great gifts! Happy Late Christmas! :)

  3. Aww that's so lovely Marie! Glad you had such a great Christmas!

    Hoping you have s very special 2012 filled with love, laughter, happiness and good health!

    Sal xXx

  4. Oh god, your Christmas tree is overflowing with so many things, ahaha! It looks like you had a more than amazing Christmas, wow. Have a good new year :)

  5. Marie, your pink dress was simply gorgeous! Can I borrow a couple of presents? hahahaha I love to see a tree filled with presents underneath. You deserve anything you received. Love those gingerbread men! :D


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