Christmas Eve 2012

December 24th, Christmas Eve, we once again had our traditional formal appetizer & special foods dinner, prepared by all ten of us Bontrager children.
Once again it was a very fun time of working together in the kitchen, decorating the table, & getting ready for our special night.
After our delicious dinner,  all twelve of us went out into the snowy night and played track tag in the fresh snow. 
(super fun!!)
Following that we came inside, changed into pj's, & watched one of our family favorites, Courageous.
And after that...was another Christmas Eve tradition: sleeping on the living room floor.
Thus ended a most enjoyable family day...=)
I'm so grateful for my big happy family!


  1. Looks like you all have such a fine time preparing for your special night :D

    Serving HIM,


  2. It looks alittle chaotic..and like the kitchen probably ends up being a mess....but tons of fun, and worth it all!(;
    And no pics of track tag...??! Awwwww.....): JK!!!(; jus me, Liz .E.

  3. Wow, that sounds like you had a BLAST! I love that movie too! Get into your comfy clothes and watch a movie! Very fun update to read and see the pictures! Everything looked soooo good! Mary Ebersole

  4. Looks like you had a VERY enjoyable time! I love seeing pictures of this night... well, all the time, but this one is great! I love that movie too! Get into your comfy clothes and watch on! HA Mary A. Ebersole

  5. Sounds like such a special, memorable day! *smile* The food looks absolutely scrumptious...and I still love that amazing chalkboard that you have in your kitchen. =) Blessings!

  6. Hello to all of the Bontrager's,
    That so kewl!!! Big sleepover!!! R families trandiotion in December is to watch Christmas movies and go to different Christmas events!
    In Christ,
    P.S. do u all watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parado? We do!


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