This is a tradition that started when I was a kid.
My kids love it and I do too....
EXCEPT this year we got sick.
Hayden was sick first.
December 3rd: Watching the First Presidencies Christmas Devotional
and then ME... :(
It was hard to find the energy to do all of our planned activities. So we improvised and did some and saved some for later...
December 4th: Walk to Bethlehem
This was MY worst day. I don't think I have EVER BEEN SO SICK.
I have never missed Walk to Bethlehem... but I missed it this year.
Thankfully I have wonderful friends (Kim & Jeni) and the best husband.
December 7th: The Roof Restaurant
December 8th: Christmas T Shirts
December 10: Cookie Party
December 12: Lights on my big beautiful 10 foot tree go out.
So I undecorated it and went and bought a 5 foot LIVE/REAL Christmas tree.
December 13: Shop for White Elephant Gifts
December 15: Puzzle day
December 19: Movie Day
December 20: Dad's Walk to Bethlehem
December 21: Open Sibling Gifts
December 22: Dinner at Jenn's with the Missionaries
December 23: FUJI (nightmare - not sure we will do this one again)
December 24: drive around to see Christmas Lights
and Open Jammies