Santa Brunch At Old Ranch With The Grandkids

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.”

Charlie & Alex With Their Grandparents At Old Ranch

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch


The "Stars of the show"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Joe & Amy took a short trip and missed this year but we
came with Tony & Michele and the boys to celebrate with Santa

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
An "Old Ranch" ginger bread house...

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Arturo was decorated for the day

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Our table was ready

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
We had Table #2

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Christmas trees everywhere

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Gloria and Sue... Ready for the day

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Santa was is excellent shape today... Ready for the onslaught

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Bring 'em on... I am ready to go!"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Charlie and Alex have their lists   (Pictures courtesy of Michele)

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Yes Santa... We have been very very good!"   (Pictures courtesy of Michele)

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"How about you Alex?"   (Pictures courtesy of Michele)

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"You guys go visit my reindeer and visit the snowman, OK?"  
(Pictures courtesy of Michele)

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
One last request   (Pictures courtesy of Michele)

Time To See What Is Planned

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Gloria sees to our needs

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Glad we are in the dining room!

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Mountains of food... Billions of calories

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Dessert first?

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Loved the salad

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
French toast for all

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Fruit anyone?

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Hello there... I am Olaf"

Did You Know? - As a snowman Anna and Elsa built together as kids, Olaf represents innocent love and the joy the sisters once had when they were young before being split. He isn't just funny, he's also got a "big role to play representing the innocent love in the scale of fear versus love."

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Bounce houses.... Yes!

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
The real Olaf awaits

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Ice Castle is a requirement

Meanwhile The Boys Get Their Pictures Taken

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Get your glasses right here"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Perfect specimens for the pictures

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Done already?"

Time To Dine

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Made it myself!"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Used a Ginzu knife to cut it up

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Roast beef is ready to go

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Tony and Michele do the grandparents thing... Juggling four dishes at once

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Charlie's plate is filled... Oodles of goodies

Time For Snow

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Grandma gets the boys ready

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Olaf is everywhere

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Grandpa Tony provides advice to the boys...

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Hello there...

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Like my smile?"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Alex is sneaking up behind Olaf

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Grandma Michele captures the moment

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"This is a lot of fun!"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Hey Olaf.... Are you cold??"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch

Grandma... Can I take him home with us??"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Alex, Olaf, and Charlie

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"We look pretty good together"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Michele gets the shots... Good to have multiple cameras

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Reindeer's are sleepy

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Hi Alex and Charlie... Have any cookies?"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"Feed me"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"All we need is reindeer"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Time to bounce

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Make a choice

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Where do you plug it in

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"I like it"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
About to become Superman

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"I need a new battery already"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"I am so cute"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Alex holding still????

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old RanchMagnificent

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"I am ready to save the world!"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Looking good

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"We are decorated for Christmas"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
We are going to make a what??

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Decorations for the tree

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
"I am making my Super Goofy Face"

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
The boys looked behind the gingerbread house
and found a golf tee and swimming pool!

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch
Merry Christmas and see you next week

Santa Brunch 2014 with the Vallari's at Old Ranch