Family Christmas Traditions

Family Traditions for the 2014 Christmas Season!

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    Christmas Traditions bring the whole family together!   If ever there is a time to embrace some good ol’ family traditions, it is definitely during the Christmas season. There are many Christmas traditions embraced by my family that bring a sense of comfort and community as we celebrate the holidays. Several of them

Is 2012 the First online Family Christmas?

Company News, Family Christmas Traditions, Family Pages

Maple Ridge, BC, Canada (2012-11-29) — Christmas.com, the Official Site of Christmas™, has released the much anticipated Christmas Family Pages where families can come together to share the Christmas season. Family Pages are free for families and allow for real-time sharing of photos, recipes, Christmas traditions, wish lists, and memories. Every family who creates an

Happi’s Christmas Books

Christmas Books, Family Christmas Traditions

We had aked Christmas.com members to share Christmas traditions with us and Happi Olson of Creative Kidstuff of Minetonka Minesota described the following tradition to us.   You see, each year Happi buys a new children’s book. On Christmas Eve, the family reads the book together and re-reads past Christmas favorites from previous years. After

Christmas Eve Wine from an Old Vine

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

This submission was sent in by Lisa Genatossio of Middleboro, MA. In it, she describes singing Christmas Carols and drinking wine from a vine that her grandfather brought with him when he immigrated many years ago. What a wonderful tradition Lisa… Thanks for sharing. My Grandparents came to this country from Italy in 1919 with

Advent – A family tradition worth waiting for

Christmas Symbols, Faith & Spirituality, Family Christmas Traditions, History of Christmas, United States

When asked to submit a tradition about something important to her family, Barbara Kilikevich of California shared with us the Celebration of Advent, in which she describes Advent as, “the coming or arrival or something long-awaited or momentous.” In her own words… My family tradition (even now that my kids are grown) is the celebration

Create a Lasting Memory This Christmas

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

“Why give a gift when you can create a memory? This is a question that many are asking as the Christmas season approaches. When asked to share one of her family’s traditions,  Cheryl Lynn Pope of Second Time Media in Detroit Michigan, described exactly this when she shared, We actually have created 2 Christmas traditions.

Christmas Tamales

Family Christmas Traditions, Mexico, United States

According to Darlene Tenes, a professional event planner and the founder of CasaQ, for most Mexican and Latino homes…”Christmas isn’t Christmas without making and eating tamales.” Darlene should know this, after all, her San Jose based  CasaQ is renown for planning festive and creative Hispanic events, which incorporate the traditions and customs of Spain, Mexico

A Christmas Eve Feast Leads to Great Traditions

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

It is always interesting to me when we receive contributions from readers who describe traditions that have lasted many generations. As Allison Hart describes below, for many generations they have celebrated Christmas morning with a feast of homemade pancakes and sausage patties. What strikes me about her story, however, is the role that food has

A Christmas Eve Pajama Party for 20!

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

Kaitlin King of Michigan writes: Every year on Christmas Eve my family (approximately 10-20 of us) have a big dinner together based on a theme. One year it was beef tenderloin and more traditional fare, another it was make you own pizzas with different sauces and traditional as well as non-traditional toppings like seafood. This

Northern California Christmas Traditions from Lisa Fulmer

Family Christmas Traditions, United States

The very ‘crafty’ Lisa Fulmer of Northern California shared some of her family traditions with us: One of the traditions my family has – that I never realized was different from anyone else until I got married and spent xmas with my in-laws – is to open gifts one at a time, rotating in turn,

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