Christmas Around the World

Our Christmas in the U.S.

Christmas Around the World, North America, United States

Our Christmas in the U.S. Rhiannon Starting on December 1st, we use an Advent calendar to count the days remaining until Christmas. Our Advent calendars are Santa Claus figures with 24 pieces of yarn that are tied to 24 pieces of candy. You eat one piece of candy each day and the number of candies

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Christmas on a Small Family Farm

Christmas Around the World, North America, United States

Christmas on a Small Family Farm jdoubs We all usually get up and share the chores, then we go in and open presents. We usually do it by age. We almost always have coffe cake, then we have a HUGE “breakfast” at 10:00. It’s always fun!

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Haitian-style Christmas in America

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Haitian-style Christmas in America renalda I have celebrated Christmas the Haitian way since I was young. My parents were from Haiti and brought me up this way. We are Christian, but we have diffrent traditions. We celebrate Christmas on the 24th not the 25th. We go to Mass on the night of the 24th. We

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Christmas in Florida

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Christmas in Florida Jadzia1043 I’m a 15 year old from Florida. I moved here from Michigan when I was 5, so I don’t really remember much snow. But thats okay because a warm, sandy Christmas is as good as the rest! Here, its a pretty perky season with or without cold weather. We hang up

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My Christmas Eve

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My Christmas Eve Ladyburd Hi! What I do on Christmas eve: We go to Mass at 5:30 in the evening and after that we go to my family’s home where we have ham, potato salad, baked beans, macaroni salad, deviled eggs, and all diffent kinds of food. Then my dad reads the bible before we

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English Christmas in Tennessee

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English Christmas in Tennessee Emma I was born and raised in England and moved to America when I was 14. I’m 23 now and still miss Christmas at home, although I have my own family now and this is essentially home. The beginning of the Christmas season begins for me around the 2nd week in

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My Family Tradition

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My Family Tradition Elf_2000 I really love Christmas at my house. My mom always makes tons of goodies to eat. We always get a real tree and we make our own decorations. It always looks so neat. We string cranberries and popcorn to wrap around the tree. (After we take down the tree we put

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My Family ‘s Christmas

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My Family ‘s Christmas NCSUMo85 Every year my family celebrates Christmas and it is wonderful! We have Christmas Eve at my house. The adults get together and open gifts. I am not allowed to go downstairs to see our gifts until 7:00 a.m. When we get to open gifts, my sister and I take turns.

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Traditions of Poland in America

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Traditions of Poland in America GOSIA WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS EVE BY NOT EATING MEAT ALL DAY. WE HAVE A 7 COURSE MEAL CONSISTING OF BEANS, FISH, VEGETABLES AND A VAST ARRAY OF CHRISTMAS DESSERTS. WE ALSO SHARE A POLISH WAFER BREAD CALLED AN “OPLATEK”. IT IS OUR “PEACE AND WISH” BREAD. WE ALL RECEIVE A

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Christmas in Illinois

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Christmas in Illinois Joaquim Gabriel Andrade There it was, a pile of presents! I could not stand it anymore. I had to open them up but my family’s tradition is that you have to wait for the parents to wake up. Hi! I’m Kathleen Ludwigsen. I was born in Santiago, Chile on April 19,1988. I

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