Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah

Whether you are celebrating Christmas or lighting the menorah (or doing both), I hope your day is filled with much love, much happiness and many magical moments.

Leaving milk and a cookie for Santa, carrots for the reindeer and a gingerbread train for the Elves was exciting for my five year old daugther and three year old son...
 Seeing the note my daughter wrote to Santa was magical for her, and me.  
This blog has been a wonderful gift in my life, thank you for being a part of Hamptontoes by reading my blog, stopping by for a visit, leaving comments, sending e-mails...all of it, I love! Happy holiday!   


Fashion-isha said...

Merry Christmas and thanks so much for mentioning Hanukkah! Hope yours is one of the best holidays ever!

The enchanted home said...

,Lisa wishing you the happiest holiday......the note is darling and a treasure to cherish!
Merry Christmas glad to know you! Time to get back to wrapping one last gift :)

Francine Gardner said...

Sadly, my sons do not believe in Santa anymore, may be a good thing since they are 20 and 23! but they love Christmas and presents and we just had the most marvelous christmas celebration.

Splenderosa said...

Hey must keep all these little notes written by your children as after they are all grown up it is just so much fun to go back and find joy in them all over again.
I know you guys had a wonderful holiday weekend, and I look forward to knowing you better and better in 2012. xx's

Ragland Hill Social by Gwen Driscoll said...


I hope you all have had a fabulous holiday! The note is precious & something to cherish FOREVER. Love it!

Always so appreciate your visits to RHS. Come back soon. Happy New Year!

STYLE'N said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too Lisa! So cute-Ariyana left some cookies and milk and even cucumbers for the reindeer (we didn't have carrots)I loved reading your blog in 2011 and can't wait for more fun posts in 2012!!! xoxo, Naina

quintessence said...

We still leave a note and snacks for Santa as well. My youngest is 12 and I'm pretty sure doesn't believe but wants to hang on to the magic so of course I'm happy to oblige. Hoping you and your family had a wonderful Christmas. Looking forward to seeing you in the new year!!

Debby said...

Hope your Christmas was lovely, Lisa. I would save that little note to Santa for ever... very sweet. Did you all make the gingerbread train? It's so cute!!! xo

A+S / Tilton Fenwick said...

so sweet!! love the ginger bread for the elves :) XO

annie said...

so sweet....I still have the notes my children left over the years when they were little...something to cherish for sure.

I love your beautiful blog! Happy New Year!


special 'k' said...

I was just dropping by to wish you a Happy New Year and thank you for visiting my place and your special comments. I look forward to engaging more with you in 2012. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

Poker Chick said...

Hi! We met on the doll tour yesterday - my name is Michelle I was the shorter one. Just wanted to say it was nice to meet you and I will be happy to follow and share your blog! It's always nice to get inspiration for life in NYC.

Casa Bella said...

Happy New Year, dear Lisa!!! Thanks soooo much for visiting my blog during 2011. I sure love coming to yours. May 2012 be a wonderful year for you and your family.

The Buzz Blog said...

Happy 2012, Lisa! I hope your holidays were filled with wonderful moments and that this year brings much joy to you and your family!

designchic said...

How adorable is that...definitely one for the scrapbook!! Wishing you all the best in 2012 ~

pretty pink tulips said...

Can you believe it's a new year?! I know you and your family had a magical time together.

That note is a treasure. That is one you should keep, frame and give to her in another 10 years.

Love to you in the new year!!!
xoxo Elizabeth

Hamptontoes said...

Thanks for all of your sweet comments!

I made the gingerbread train with my kids at the beginning of December. Last year we made a gingerbread house. We enjoy looking at it all month and then on Christmas Eve we leave it for Santa to take to his elves. I think it is a nice way to make it disappear without tossing it away in front of them. They are thrilled knowing that the elves get to eat their gingerbread creation!!

That Girl in Pearls said...

Oh my.... that note... is PRECIOUS!! I hope you had a wonderful holiday celebration with your Loves. You have such a wonderful heart. Really. Your kindness is felt through your blog within the first 5 seconds. I am grateful for that!

Have a fabulous new year! I am PUMPED!!

All my Love,
That Girl in Pearls

La Dolfina said...

Oh how I miss those magical years Lisa. I love what a wonderful mother you are!
Happy New Year!
I love our friendship in Blogland!

Love Kpop said...

I'm looking for a few bugs in my post. But I think I should have someone look and point out it.