christmas day started out with seeing what santa clause brought the kids. i searched high and low for austin's doc mcstuffins doll. the only way she got it was because i found one in indiana, and her aunt mary picked it up and mailed it to us, along with stuffy the dragon. daddy had a helping hand in picking out bennett's coupe. :)
also on christmas, we got some very heart-breaking news. ben's best friend since middle school, chris, passed away on christmas morning from a heart-attack. in the midst of cooking lunch, he and i left to visit with the family for a little while. it was a very bittersweet day for us. we will be traveling to his hometown in alabama for his funeral.
we still tried to have a good day, in spite of such tragic news, for our kids' sake. we enjoyed spending time with them, our parents, and my papaw. :)