Decorating For Christmas 2001

Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home. ~Carol Nelson

Decorating For Christmas 2001


Valentine and Pinky know to get out of the way and watch the action unfold!

Decorating for Christmas 2001
We have little elves helping this year, Jackie and Cassie

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Pete holds the box with his head while Paul decorates the top of the tree

Decorating for Christmas 2001
From Italy!  It is labeled "Fra Jilly"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
The stuffed animals also watch the show

Decorating for Christmas 2001
The excitement in a child's eyes is amazing

The Tree Goes Up Piece By Piece

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Christmas begins with the tree

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"Are you sure it goes this way?"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"Now how does this go???"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
The Chartier brothers get the tree put together

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Excellent; Eddie is now up on the ladder

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"This is tedious work but it is fun"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Sue supervises the underneath of the tree

Everybody Gets In On The Action

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Dave comes over to supervise

Decorating for Christmas 2001
More boxes... eek!

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Pete and Valentine take a break!

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Food break... Notice the Chihuahua's finally get up to help

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Eddie and Sarge are deep in conversation

Decorating for Christmas 2001
It's dark and we are not done yet

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Boxes being staged

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Dave reads to Cassie from the Christmas Book

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Santa approves

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"I Spy", Dave's favorite book

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Eddie likes decorating the smaller ones

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Jackie found her favorite

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Sue, always near the kitchen

Decorating for Christmas 2001
No fire this year

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"If I see one more tree!!"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"Look, I have a grin for you"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas

Decorating for Christmas 2001
"What are you doing with that camera?"

Decorating for Christmas 2001
Paul's favorite type of ornament