Tuesday, December 15, 2009

A Few of our Favorite Things

Just a few of our favorite Christmas traditions...

1. Putting out the nativity collections

2. Putting up trees in the boy's rooms and the living room

3. Family Game Nights (right now we are playing: Yamslam, Pentago, Stare Jr., Picturecka, Scrabble Slam)

4. Preparing boxes for Operation Christmas Child

5. Sending out Christmas Cards

6. Going to Canton to see Lights on the Square

7. Baking Cookies

8. Make a Gingerbread House

9. Sitting in front of the fire with all the lights out except for the tree

10. Drinking lots of hot chocolate

11. Watching Santa Clause 1, 2, and 3

12. Watch Frosty the Snowman and make popcorn

13. Going to our church Christmas choir program

14. Buying an ornament that represents something that we did during the year

15. Wrap Christmas Gifts

16. Take Christmas gifts to teachers

17. Breakfast for Dinner

18. Buy food for the food pantry

19. Decorate yard with Dad

20. Read Favorite Christmas Stories (Jotham's Journey, Tabitha's Travels, Mary's First Christmas, etc...)

21. New Christmas pajamas

22. Buy a new Christmas CD

23. Advent devotionals each night before bed and lighting the candles on the advent wreath

24. Put away all the baby Jesus figures from the nativity scenes until Christmas morning

25. Having a birthday party for Jesus on Christmas morning including birthday cake

1 comment:

Dr. Wifey said...

these are wonderful traditions! i can't wait to start my own with my growing family :)