The advent calendar is put together by my stepmother each year. She has 8 grandchildren in total and sets up a calendar for each one of them!! Our calendar here has a scripture reading behind each door and then each kid has a canister with a treat for each day until Christmas!
|some of the ornaments lovingly colored by moi...and look at that little Annabella face *squish*|
Our nativity scene had to be scaled back this year...if I was a savvy, conscientious blogger I would link back to nativity scenes from years gone by.....Do yourself a favor and go back to Decembers of yore and check them out.
Anyway, smaller this year since we are still having house showings and all that....and so a Nativity scene that takes up half the dining room probably wouldn't be a good selling feature...(interestingly the last couple that came to see our house was a homeschooling family with 5 children...so probably she understood LOL)
Our Advent Wreath. I HIGHLY recommend using these big fat candles rather than tapers! They just burn so much better and last so much longer. I will never go back!
St. Nicholas Day, today, finally....was somewhat haphazardly put together. I had a sorta plan for what I was going to do for the kids, but it didn't work out and at the last minute Cla decided he would try his hand at painting some peg dolls for them!
They came out SOO cute!! And it was just the right thing..
|St. Nicholas, St. Therese, and St. Kateri|