Sunday, 26 December 2010

Our South African Christmas

Two very excited girls on Christmas morning
KK getting on top of things
Megan excited to be getting her Nintendo DS XL with every accessory imaginable.
KK very impressed with her Hello Kitty Kitchen
Gift opening aftermath
In the car on the way to the In-Laws. 
Megan with the Nintendo firmly in her ears, KK with her new dolly
KK opening more gifts from Ouma and Oupa and Aunty Ronel and Uncle Petrus!
Werner and Megan chuffed with their stash
Morne and Werner
Ouma - my mother in law thrilled with her recipe book from Ronel
Ronel looking on
Oupa (my FIL) and yours truly.
Everyone settling down outside to a wonderful Christmas feast in the blazing sunshine 
Someone always lands up getting thrown in the pool
A very happy Daft Scots Lass
 What a brilliantly PERFECT Day!!!

16 comments:

Yakoi said...

I am so glad y'all had a wonderful Christmas! Your girls looked simply awestruck by their gifts! =)

Blasé said...

I'm glad y'all had a safe and wonderful time!!

Ami said...

::imagining a warm, sunshiny Christmas:::

And finding it difficult, looking out my window at the gray, rainy skies.

Your daughters are adorable.

Dazee Dreamer said...

I would so give up a white christmas for one where we could do dinner outside in the sun.

Looks like you had a great day.

Copyboy said...

A merry X-mas to you as I sit in my NYC apartment shivering from blizzard conditions. Love the pics.

Dulce said...

:)
Sweeeeeet

Caren Gittleman said...

Such wonderful photos!! So glad you had a great Christmas and you are sooo pretty!

My entire family is from Johannesburg...actually my Grandfather migrated to the U.S. from there but there is tons of family left that I don't know :(

Nice to see a WARM Christmas celebration, love and WEATHER!

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Akelamalu said...

Looks like a great dya was had by all!

It seems strange seeing people sitting outside on Christmas Day - it's bloomin' freezin' here!

nitebyrd said...

Looks like y'all had a very Happy Christmas!

Osbasso said...

I love seeing everyone's pictures of their Christmas celebrations! Still...a bit weird to see a swimming pool and outdoor tables at Christmastime. :-P

Thanks for sharing, and I'm glad it was a good one for you!

Mike Smith said...

Brilliant photos Gillian - no need to ask if you had a good Christmas!

blackhuff said...

A perfect South African Christmas - just the way we South Africans are :)

Nocturnal Queen said...

Looks like a great Christmas. :-)

Still the Queen said...

You need to contact me ASAP.. we have a litte surprise for you..

you are gonna love it..

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Mike Steelman said...

Wonerful photos. Hope your New Year is as blessed as your Christmas!

Joel Momberg said...

Christmas wishes. Looks like you had fun ... Did you get what you wished for?

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