She managed to hold out until after 9.00am, when we arrived, to start opening her presents. We were amused to see her very diligently "read' all her cards before opening her gifts, usually making a pretty good guess at what was written.
There were big smiles when she opened this parcel.
Yes, her own camera, ready to take pictures of Banny taking pictures of her. J & J may have to institute judicious delete policies on photos taken at the end of each day!
We enjoyed lunch on "Pete's deck" at our house, on a balmy 27oC Canberra Summer day. Oysters, prawns, turkey, ham, and all the trimmings, we took hours and hours - a perfect, relaxed, long lunch.
The bonbons had great jokes this year - all the more hilarious because of Ella's exuberant reaction to them.
But skip all the that to the best part of Christmas dinner - the cherry macarons from Flute Bakery. It was worth our half hour wait in the early morning queue outside Flute on Friday morning to see them being enjoyed so much.
Lucky there was a pistachio flavoured macaron left because it was so sad when the cherry macaron was all gone!