Unexpected Christmas Guest

United States
December 26, 2015 12:30pm CST
It was going to be just my boyfriend and I for Christmas this year, but one of the neighborhood kids asked if they could eat with us. We asked their Grandmother, who he stays with, if it was okay. She had no problem with it. He played video games while we finished cooking dinner. We made him a plate and he LOVED the food my boyfriend and I cooked together, especially the ham and potato salad. He ate fast and cleared his plate, which was not like him at all! We then asked his Grandmother if she would like us to make her a plate and she said yes. Her grandson was telling her she had to try it because it was so good! His Grandmother loved our Christmas Dinner too! We both love cooking and were happy to see others enjoying our food. It was a nice surprise having a guest for Christmas Dinner.
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@sharon6345 (125345)
• United States
26 Dec 15
My mom always cooks extra for that very same reason. With 6 kids it's a habit.
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• United States
27 Dec 15
We made extra so we would have at least a couple of days of leftovers. Holiday leftovers are so good!
@LoriAMoore (4795)
• United States
26 Dec 15
Awww, that's sweet. You did a double good deed.
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@Marcyaz (35672)
• United States
26 Dec 15
They sure did do a double good deed for a nice young boy and his grandmother. @LoriAMoore
@marlina (73885)
• Canada
26 Dec 15
Glad that you made 2 people happy.
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@Marcyaz (35672)
• United States
26 Dec 15
I bet it made them happy that they said yes the little boy could eat with them. @marlina
@boiboing (12424)
• Northampton, England
26 Dec 15
That's a very sweet story. You don't need relations to make a family sometimes.
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@Marcyaz (35672)
• United States
26 Dec 15
That was so nice of you to have him as your diner guest and then made a plate for his grandmother, I wonder if they did not have much to eat at their home.
• United States
26 Dec 15
Well, I think they had some sort of dinner with their family... but the boy said he didn't really eat because someone said something out of the way to him and he lost his appetite. We were happy to share our Christmas Dinner with them, whether they had food or not.
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@Marcyaz (35672)
• United States
26 Dec 15
@Angelee_27 Whatever the reason it was nice of you to share your meal with the boy.
@TheHorse (65673)
• Pleasant Hill, California
26 Dec 15
It sounds like your guests had an enjoyable meal. Sharing with your neighbors is truly in the Christmas spirit. Where in the US are you? I forget!
• United States
26 Dec 15
@TheHorse North Carolina
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@kevin1877uk (36976)
28 Dec 15
Glad you had a nice Christmas :)
• United States
27 Dec 15
Very sweet of you and your boyfriend to let the kid celebrate Christmas with you guys!
@ricki_911 (19430)
• Toronto, Ontario
27 Dec 15
Glad to hear you enjoyed your Christmas, and made someone else happy as well. Maybe, this little boy can come over more and have fun.
@fishtiger58 (30338)
• Momence, Illinois
27 Dec 15
That's so wonderful to hear. You have a good heart.
@softbabe44 (5902)
• Vancouver, Washington
27 Dec 15
It sounds really great that they can come together for great things to happen.