watching The Nutcracker ballet
reading new Christmas books, such as Snowmen at Christmas
using our new shiny, but Vintage, nutcracker and cracking nuts. Yum!
playing piano and singing in the church Christmas Grinch program
knowing my children were in the audience at program
sending Christmas cards
reading The Best Christmas Pageant Ever to my children, a school book, but they think it's quite funny
tasting cookies other people made. this is one of my FAVORITE parts of Christmas because I just don't bake. I buy. LOL.
writing an original song, An Old Fashioned Christmas, to sing and play at church on Sunday. thank you, Lord, for giving me music and words and willing people to accompany me!
curling up with a preschooler and reading to him, his eyes so alert and aglow, ready to be immersed into a new story
enjoying extra lattes, hot cocoas, and teas.
setting up Advent activities for the children, of all kinds.
tasting the first snow
knowing God has blessed us so much this year, and we praise Him for all He is and always will be.