Sunday, December 27, 2009

Christmas day

We had a gorgeous Christmas day at Ansie and Willie's home in Somerset West.  All the family came and we were 24 people.  It was the usual cold meats and salads...and naturally trifle and pavlova for desert.  We ate way to much and we were all very lazy after a lengthy lunch.

Kobus and I.

My sister Anita and her husband Colin.

The newly weds.  My sister Herlien and her husband Mark.

Youngest sister Ansie and her husband Willie.
My mom and dad.

We are five girls but my one sister lives in Australia.  Here is the four SA sisters.

I just had to share this photo of the beautiful Christmas cupcakes with you.  Shayne are they not the most gorgeous things out?  Here are a few close ups.

We had such a pleasant day with the family...I hope yours were as special.


  1. Beautiful photos and those cuppies are too die for...

  2. So glad to see that you and hubby spent such a wonderful Xmas day with your loved ones. I agree those cupcakes are way too cute to munch. Wishing you a wonderful and happy 2010.

  3. Firstly stunning photo's, love the cupcake one, so clear and colorful.
    I think I need to stretch my blog page as photo's look better when in stretch mode.

    Your sister in Australia must be so sad that the was not able to be in that photo with you all...makes me feel sad as I know its always ME who is far away from my family.

    Sounds like a lovely Christmas, my children are all in Somerset West today at my daughters house for a braai, hope the wind was not blowing as she wanted the children to play outside.

    Lynette, you look beautiful on the picture with you and hubby.

  4. Such beautiful photos of you all.

    I just love those cupcakes - they look too good to eat tho - and i certainly do not have the patience to make all those adornments from plastic icing!

  5. So glad you had a great time with your sisters Lynette. you are all so beautiful!

    Thos cupcakes are absolutely adorable - way too pretyy to eat! :)

  6. I looks you had a great time. The pictres are gorgeous! Go on for the New Year's Eve now!!

  7. I love the Photos!!!!!!! Those cupcakes look delicious!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Glad you all had a great time!!!

  8. Looked like you and your family had a fantastic time ! :) Gorgeous gorgeous family pics !

  9. Stunning pics. love that most of the couples are colour co-ordinated too. Lovely shot of the 4 siblings.
    Well done.

  10. Beautiful Family. I love the Christmas Cupcakes, looks so good. Did you guys make them?
    Nice pictures.

  11. What great family photos, it sure seems like you guys were completely blessed! That is how it should be!

    May you find yourself walking in His steps this year as he takes you on a new journey!

  12. Stefanie...I don't think the colour co-ordination was deliberate...I only noticed it after you mentioned is that not random?

  13. I really dont know of too many South Africans ! lol - so this is wonderful to know how your Christmas went this year !

    Thanks for sharing , Lynette !


  14. those cupcake pics are just divine !

  15. Great pictures! Looks like you had a good Christmas! Those cupcakes look so good!

  16. those cupcakes are way 2 cute to eat!

  17. those cupcakes are so cute! I think you look just like your mom and your little sister. :)

  18. thats a sofa full of beautiful


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