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Talen Family Christmas 2015

Once we returned from Michigan, it will full on Talen family Christmas time with the whole family. All of the siblings and spouses were here, so we had a house full. I am really thankful for this house and the space we have so it is easy to hold everyone. 

We did a lot of things together. One evening, all of the adults went to The Escape Room in Charlottetown. It was so much fun! You are locked a room and have one hour to solve all sort of puzzles that open different locks that eventually lead you to a key that opens the door. We got out with five minutes to spare. I highly recommend it if you have a group that likes puzzles and problem solving.

We had our gift exchange as well. This year all of the adults got a pair of Darn Tough socks. So comfortable and they have a life time guarantee. 

We also just hung out around home a lot. Wilbert felt short next to his brothers.

There was lots of coffee and snacks to go around.
And of course lots of singing and playing of musical instruments.
We took a family walk on the beach on Boxing Day.
And we went bowling one morning. The kids both had a blast and did pretty well bowling.
It was the first time Mataya bowled. She really enjoyed it and was very independent about it. She did get her fingers pinched once, so then she would point to the ball she wanted and someone would give it to her. She would then carry it to the line and roll it down the lane.
We had a great time with the whole family and we look forward to seeing them again sometime in the summer.

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