The Holiday Spirits

Saturday night was our first “Christmas” celebration of this year.

We were all pretty excited since it wasn’t one of those “obligatory” parties, but a little get together with some of our closest friends to give gifts to each other’s kids and eat a lot of food and play cards and laugh…a LOT.

They are the kinds of friends you don’t have to get all dressed up and impress to hang out with.

It’s come as you are and just chill.

There were delicious taco bowls for dinner and gifts for the kids.  There were three boys playing spies and two little girls flashing huge smiles.

And eventually, there were five little kids 5 and under wrestled into jammies and sent to bed.

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About Katie

Just a small town girl...wait no. That is a Journey song. Katie Sluiter is a small town girl, but she is far from living in a lonely world. She is a middle school English teacher, writer, mother, and wife. Life has thrown her a fair share of challenges, but her belief is that writing through them makes her stronger.