Category: tradition

  • advent calendar: Christmas books

    We have had this tradition since our girls were small. Sometime before December 1st (usually November 30th…and sometimes the morning of the 1st), I wrap 25 books from our Christmas picture book collection. I generally buy a few each year, some have been gifts we have received, a few I have even bought at a […]

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  • our advent tradition

    our advent tradition

    Although they would probably prefer advent calendars with chocolate on the other side of a paper window, the advent we do religiously is Christmas books. I have a collection that we keep in storage with the rest of our Christmas treasures. I buy a new book each year, and the rest are wrapped from our […]

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  • faith, hope & sweetness

    faith, hope & sweetness

    I can’t think of a better weekend than the Saturday after Thanksgiving to attend the temple for the very first time.  Sophie chose Bountiful.  We woke up to a blanket of snow all over the city.  We made it a family affair. We were lucky enough to have “Go UTE” Nana staying with us, so […]

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