Santa Brunch

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The boys woke up on Saturday morning and the first conversation went something like this:

Momma:  “Ryan, would you like to go have breakfast with Santa today?”
Ryan:  “Today?  With Santa?  With Santa Claus?”
Momma:  “Yep!  With Santa Claus!  Do you want to go see him and tell him what a good boy you’ve been and tell him what you’re hoping he will bring to you on Christmas?”
Ryan:  “Suuuure!”

And so we moved on to Owen’s room.

Ryan:  “O-wee!!  You want to go eat with Santa Claus today?  You can tell him what you want!”
Owen:  “YES!”
Momma:  “O-wee.  What are you going to tell Santa you want for Christmas?”
Owen:  “Fruit snacks!”

If only the excitement would have continued once we arrive.  Owen was scared to death of the jolly ol’ Saint Nick.

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And Ryan really could have cared less.  He was having more fun running around playing outside with his friends.  He was intrigued with Santa and kept a close eye on him, but refused to get near until I told him Santa was giving out candy canes.  That changed his mind.

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It changed Owen’s mind too. As we waited in line I asked Owen what he was going to ask Santa for and this time I didn’t get the response of “fruit snacks”, but instead he said “candy cane” ever so nonchalantly.  I guess I can return all the toys that have already been purchased since all he really wants is fruit snacks and candy canes.

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I love the heart to heart that Owen and Santa had. It appears to be all business in this conversation.

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It was another great neighborhood event. Thank you to everyone who helped make it a success. And a special thank you to Santa Claus for taking time out of his busy schedule to stop by and have brunch with the kiddos.

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Comments

  1. Cute! We haven’t taken the boys yet. Dustyn was scared last year.

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