Christmas is my favorite holiday! This whole holiday season is one of my very favorite times of year! There’s just so much fun stuff that’s going on – music, decorations, trees, parties, family get togethers, picking out gifts, and so much more!
As a child, we had a cute little advent calendar that hung on our hallway closet door, just below our stairs. There was a little yellow star that moved to a new pocket/date each day. My brother and I each got to move it every other day (this avoided racing down the stairs to beat the other!). Of course, as we got older, we realized that YOU wanted to be the one to move the star to its final pocket – Christmas Eve. Fortunately, our mom has a good memory and would remember whose “year” it was. These are the kinds of Christmas memories that I love! And I love that my mom still has the same little calendar hanging in her dining room.
My brother and I may not live at home anymore, but Mom and I are still able to do an advent calendar “together.” Thanks, technology! The past several years, we have been faithful to this Continue reading