10 Christmas Traditions

I am trying to start some new traditions this year. I LOVE Christmas so much. And December is one of my favorite months- especially if it is cold outside!! Bring on the snow please. So I have come up with a list of christmas traditions I would like to start or continue in our home.

  1. Find the perfect tree, decorate together, and have a sleepover in the living room that night.img_3246
  2. Have a Christmas themed “paint night“. Eventually making a book of all our paintings throughout the years.img_3392
  3. Record a Christmas song single together.
  4. Bake and Decorate Christmas Cookiesimg_3437
  5. Volunteer at a soup kitchen, homeless ministry, or shelter.
  6. Make Christmas Cards!
  7. Read scripture together everyday. (this verse list I got off of pinterest.)
    1. John 1-5
    2. Isaiah 9:2-7
    3. Isaiah 11:1-10 
    4. Jeremiah 33:14-16
    5. Luke 1:5-10
    6. Luke 1:11-17
    7. Luke 18-25
    8. Luke 1:26-38
    9. Matthew 1:18-21
    10. Matthew 1:22-26
    11. Luke 1:39-45
    12. Luke 1:46-56
    13. Luke 2:1-5
    14. Luke 2:6-7
    15. Luke 2:8-12
    16. Luke 2:13-14
    17. Luke 2:15-18
    18. Luke 2: 19-20
    19. Micah 5:2-5
    20. Matthew 2:1-2
    21. Matthew 2:3-6
    22. Matthew 2:7-8
    23. Matthew 2:9-12
    24. John 1:14 
  8. Have a Christmas Movie Marathon, complete with spiked egg nog!
  9. Take a Christmas- themed picture together
  10. Turn on the Christmas Station, stop by the coffee shop for some hot chocolate, and drive around to see the lights.

I have also been playing a new Christmas song on the harp every day.

What are your traditions?



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Him and Her. Life and Narrative. Married, partnered, friends. Simple and sweet. The ups and downs together. Be kind, be caring, be loving. A theatre artist and a military officer. Living in Lexington Kentucky, often long distance. We explore, we write, we share. We love to travel, eat, listen to music, try new things, be present each day, and live a minimal lifestyle.

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