Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Christmas at the Beach

It's been a week now that we have been down here in Amelia Island and I know I've been bad about blogging... sorry the beach is very distracting.... We came here to celebrate Christmas with my family, we could not have more lucky with the weather, it's been unusually warm.  We are still unsure when we are heading back north, we just heard it's snowing... 
We would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year!  Cheers to blogging in 2009!   

We took a big family photo with everyone at the beach, after it was all over Chris tried to throw me in and my brother got this great shot.  

On a walk on the beach with my mom I discovered all these great branch like forms in the sand, it's amazing how nature can create it's own work of art.  

Here they are.... we made the cookies from my earlier post.  They were a FREAKING nightmare. They were impossible to cut out with the cutter, we got about 1 cookie for every 4 that we tried.  Once they were done we hung them on the tree....

They actually looked really cool with the lights behind them..... until 1 hour later you noticed that all the lifesaver inserts MELTED all over the tree.  Yes you heard me, we looked over and all the holes were empty, it was actually quite comical after all our efforts to make the darn things.  

Our florida tree... topped with an angel made out of a conch shell with feathers made by my mother last year also adorned with golf balls, sea shells, beer bottle caps and of course those darn cookies.  

3 comments:

Armin DeFiesta said...

So did Chris succeed in throwing you into the water? Cool photos, especially that "branches" pic. Happy New Year!

Kristen said...

Happy New Year to you and Chris. Love, K

ArchitectDesign said...

I love that tree -it's very beachy and fun!