We have a lot of family traditions for Christmas. We start with decorating right after Thanksgiving. The kids love to hang lights everywhere.
We celebrate Advent with an Advent Wreath and a Jesse Tree. We drink egg nog on the first night of Advent and on Christmas Eve. We always have a birthday cake for Jesus on Christmas Eve.
We always bake Christmas cookies including sugar cookies. We build gingerbread house, with everyone having their own small house.
We always have a birthday cake for Jesus on Christmas Eve. And we always have homemade cinnamon roles for breakfast morning.
We love to go as a family to a live nativity in a near-by town.
|The drive thru Living Nativity|
Here are some of the decorations around our house:
|Cabinet in dining room|
|Pillow I bought at Dollar Tree a couple years ago|
|Wall decorations and piano|
|Nativity Scene and Advent wreath. Yep, kids were watching tv. lol|
|Christmas Tree with tree skirt I made|
|One of the pillows I made to put under the tree|
|Kids stockings hanging on front door|
|Shelf in living room|
|My favorite Christmas decoration- Kneeling Santa|
|Shelf on living room wall|
|Candles on the coffee table|
|The kids favorite Christmas decoration|
Here’s a short video of the kids favorite Christmas decoration.
We have had Frosty for over 15 years. Every year I think Frosty is gone for good. But he always turns up by the time we pack up the decorations.
I hope you enjoyed this little tour! You can also read about how we celebrate Advent and Chanukah.
For more Christmas, visit:
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