Back home we had a good Thanksgiving. Unfortunately Kyle got sick with a double ear infection 2 nights before, thus ruining our plans to go in early and eat Portillos. Oh well. He was much better by Thanksgiving Day and we enjoyed a nice quiet dinner with some of the Gates family.
Now it is my favorite time - Christmas decorating time!!! We hauled out all 9 bins plus all the miscellaneous stuff that doesn't fit in bins and have decorated the house. It looks beautiful and Kyle is loving all the santas and snowmen all around. He's been great with the tree so far and has been having a great time finding the elf every morning. The elf has been named by the way, TWIG. We're very much looking forward to Christmas and heading to South Carolina with my family but don't want to rush the time away.
Crazy TWIG hanging around
Kyle himself is awesome. He really is a funny kid. He still loves animals and is pretty good at making animal sounds - he's got the hippo, snake, elephant and giraffe down pat. He loves to eat - the kid really should weigh about 50 pounds (in GA he ate half my mom's French Dip sandwich one day at lunch plus mac and cheese and other random snacks). He's not saying many understandable words (unless you ask my mom or aunt who think he says everything from duck to dollar store - to me they just sound like 'duh') but he chatters away and is signing some too (more, eat, all done, and my new favorite - please). He got his 2nd much needed haircut - hopefully the curls will come back!! We had fun (not so much) trying to take pictures the other day and we'll be visiting Santa soon - we'll see how he likes the big guy this year!! Hope you all are enjoying the holiday season!!!
Kyle's new favorite way to eat yogurt
His new 'do
Kissing a picture of Grandma