Saturday, November 30, 2013

Christmas Advent 2013

Christmas adventTaken with my old Nikon two years ago and edited in Photoshop. Found it using the #timehop app. #flashbackfriday #bokeh #christmas #nikon #photoshop.On this day 2 years ago. #shesthemack 

It's that time of year again! I can not even believe how incredibly fast this year has gone by. I love Christmas and this time of year the most for all the fun family activities we get to do together. I am not big on gift giving and receiving and this year we will be focusing on it even less. I want to end this year with a pile of memories, not a pile of stuff. 

Countdown to Christmas - Advent Calendar Activities
December 1: Letters to Santa
December 2: Make and hang paper snowflakes
December 3: Make a birdseed wreath
December 4: Dance to Christmas music
December 5: Watch the original version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and drink apple cider
December 6: Read The "J" is for Jesus and eat candy canes
December 7: Make cards for our holiday friends
December 8: Make salt dough ornaments
December 9: Make snow globes
December 10: Watch Elf and eat Christmas popcorn
December 11: Make chalkboard ornaments
December 12: Make tin can luminaries
December 13: Family ornament shopping trip
December 14: Wake Forest Christmas Parade with hot cocoa
December 15: Visit Santa
December 16: Make cinnamon ornaments
December 17: Watch The Polar Express and drink egg nog
December 18: Make chocolate peppermint fudge
December 19: Make a gingerbread house
December 20: Dress up in pajamas and drive around to see Christmas lights
December 21: Open Christmas cards
December 22: S'mores on the firepit
December 23: Make reindeer food
December 24: Bake cookies for Santa
Be on the lookout for a few upcoming posts that relate to some of the activities we will be doing.
Do you do an advent calendar with your family? What are some of the activities you include? 

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