Monday, December 19, 2011

There's a monkey in our tree... & it's ok!

We literally had to fence our tree in last year,
all worried our monkey-man would be one naughty lil monkey.
This year we have a three year old, big boy!
I was still a bit worried I would find a stash of hidden ornaments
 in random places throughout the house,
or a monkey named Jax actually climbing our tree.

Silly mommy.

This boy was the best little tree decorator,  ever!
Trying to take down every pretty shiny ornament, must just be soooo last year dude!

If we did put any presents under the tree yet though,
you can bet they'd all be open in under 2 seconds.
There's no way he could not NOT open presents.
So our poor tree will be all lonely w/ out any gifts, until Christmas morning.
Hey, at least it's not guarded with a child safety gate! Lol)

(Sorry these are all very noisy and grainy. My little camera does not do well w/darker shots.
I like a bit of grain sometimes though, so I had fun w/ editing & added a bit more!)

So sweet how gentle & delicate he was.
Not gonna lie, I was a bit in shock.
Happy Shock!

Finding the perfect spot to put his very 1st ornament up...

Almost hung up...

Yay, that's my boy!
LOVE those hands.

But of course we have an Autobots ornament.

(Insert happy clap)

We had the BEST night with you, our sweet boy!

Linking up with Sweet Shot Tuesday,


Michelle said...

Well it just wouldn't be Christmas without an Autobots ornament ;D

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

He is soooo adorable. Love these, Melanie!

Mallory said...

I love that last black and white shot. Our tree has all the plastic ornaments on the bottom and all the nice ones on the top. Aubs does take off the plastic ones though and I found 3 in the side yard the other day.

Em S said...

Ah what a sweetheart!

Samantha Kelley said...

So sweet. :) Visiting from SST.

hannah singer said...

so precious!
love your colorful tree;)

Ashley Sisk said...

What a great helper - love it!

Jaymi said...

so cute, I love how the light shines on his face in the second shot! Thanks for linking up!

Evelyn S. said...

How delightful to follow him in his decorating mission! I especially love the third image, which shows such delight at his accomplishments!

Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

Such fun pictures! I always wondered what parents did with little kids and their trees! hahaha

Susan said...

Such a big boy! These are great Melanie :)

kyna... said...

Such a good boy Jaxy is!

We also, have a sad empty tree as there are not presents under ours either...Ellie can't keep her hands off the presents!

Hugs and kisses momma!
♥ Kyna

Gina Kleinworth said...

Oh my - I just love that second one!!! How precious to capture these moments at his age. Fond fond memories!

deb duty said...

Oh these photos are so sweet! We don't have any presents under our tree either since I haven't wrapped any yet! At least I think I'm done shopping.

Courtney B said...

Melt my heart. This is too adorable!! I love how gentle he is with the ornaments... I wonder how gentle he'd be with a baby sibling? Just sayin! ;)
(Don't ask me how I went from ornaments to babies? But seeing how adorable Jax is... I just think you need more hahaha!)
LOVE you, Mel!

Amarie said...

Just LOVE photo #3!

Jen said...

Just love the look of wonder on his face <3

Anonymous said...

so sweet that he actually helped decorating. he is definitely growing up. thank you for joining 'Earth Wonders' with such happy moment. xxo

Love, Chelsea said...

What a cute Jaxy! Lily is just amazed by our tree, but I think we are going no ornaments this year haha.

Joy Burkhart said...

Hi Melanie! What sweet photos of little Jax! Love the 3rd one especially - so magical. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!