Thursday, December 25, 2008

Happy Holidays

A while back, this wonderful friend sent me a gorgeous "Believe" garland, and I have been wanting to take a picture to show you all. But I suspect my camera's battery charger is stuck in the wall at the Nickelodeon hotel in Orlando.

Well, Mr. Jones and I had a deal that we wouldn't buy any gifts for each other this Christmas, but being the wonderful, sweet husband that he is, he bought me a new Nikon SLR camera. Yup, I was so shocked I actually gasped out loud. My husband is amazing that way ... it makes him completely happy to make sure everyone else gets what they want and he doesn't ask for a thing.

The garland looks just right on the white tree with the star fish. Appropriate since Lisa is so amazingly lucky that she lives right by the ocean. I have ocean envy. Anyway, thanks Lisa!

And here's a photo of the kiddos surveying their loot. Notice the Corgi butt in the middle of it all. Hope you all had a great Christmas!


Hearts At Home said...

A Very Merry Christmas to you and yours...Your tree looks beautiful, and the garland is a sweet reminder... Believe :-)

HeathahLee said...

What a cute Corgi! My best friend has one!

Love your tree and the pictures of the kiddos checking out their loot. Very cute!

Lisa said...

Hey J!!

Cute garland youve got there! Perfect spot for it, eh?

Ummm..Im quite impressed by those arms of yours..I would love to do something like that..skeery..need to, bad.
Hope all is good and well with all the joness..
lots of love from the beach, sista!
coastal nest

Marie said...

Congrats on the new camera! I got one too... I have NO idea how to use it though. The instruction manual is like written in a foriegn language.. and I SWEAR I'm reading the English version!

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Wonderful camera! That was so kind of him..
Wishing you a very Happy New Year..
xoxo Nita

Penny said...

Sounds like it was a wonderful Christmas at that Jones estate! The garland is awesome!

I'm a little jealous of your SLR (DSLR, I assume), but I will get one someday. The year I buy a film SLR for photography class and a new digi point & shoot within a few days of one another probably isn't the time to ask for the DSLR...LOL!!

Hope you are having a wonderful 2009 so far!

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