Christmas Day

The day we’ve been preparing for all month long is finally here!  We’ve decorated for it and counted down the days.  We’ve baked and bought special food just for this occasion.  There are treasures and aromas all around that we only have once a year.  Now we will feast, and sing, and play games and […]

Saint Nicholas Day – Santa?

How do we deal with the ever present Santa Claus invading my kids eyes and ears every day for a month before Christmas?  I began asking this question when my oldest was about 3 and everyone was asking her what she wanted from Santa.  I do not think that my disappointment in the the modern […]

December countdown to Christmas

An idea was planted in my head a few years back when my friend and I were looking at a Jesse tree book.  She thought it would be neat to find all the objects in that book and use them as ornaments and a countdown to Christmas in December.  I loved this idea but our […]