This is a re-post from a couple of years ago, but I think that it is a fun way to start off the season by sharing some of our favorite Christmas Traditions!
This is a lengthy post, but you have all weekend…right? :)
One of our Christmas traditions that we do is to donate blankets and quilts to one of our local hospitals. We start this in November or even before. I try to make a few quilted quilts and then we all tie several fringed fleece blankets. (click on link for tutorial on how to make these easy fleece blankets) This year I did a few quilted quilts for our ward Humanitarian Project.
(I love this cute picture!!! My grandson was only 2 1/2 years old in this picture, he is now almost 8 years old!)
Today I thought that it might be fun to share some of our Christmas Traditions! This is a lengthy post, but you have all weekend…right? :)
But before I start this post…I would like to wish everyone a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving weekend! I hope that you get to do something that you love with people that you love!
One of our Christmas traditions that we do is to donate blankets and quilts to one of our local hospitals. We start this in November or even before. I try to make a few quilted quilts and then we all tie several fringed fleece blankets. (click on link for tutorial on how to make these easy fleece blankets)
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
I hope that your day is filled with Love, Kindness and Pumpkin Pie!
The Graphics Fairy
I will be taking a couple of days off to spend time with the family! Hope that you get to do the same.
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If you need some reading to get you in the holiday mode, here are a couple of Christmas traditions that we have in our home, perhaps you will want to make one of them a tradition in your home!
This first one is the one that I cherish the most. You will want to read through this post, but be prepared to have a tissue at hand! If you have children, this is a great tradition. My husband and I do this every year with our family because all of our children are grown and so this is what we have the kids and grandkids do for our gifts! It is wonderful!
The White Envelope
The second tradition that we do is the Nativity. The kids love to act this out and I have a very simple way to make all of the costumes! You could even do these as a no-sew project if you want to. They are very basic and simple, but the thing that I love about them is the fact that one size fits all…literally! You just tie them up a little higher or tuck them in for the little ones! Perfect, you make them once and then you have them forever!
Aren’t these kids the cutest ever? :)
Super Easy Darling Nativity Costumes
Did that get you in the Christmas Spirit?
If you are a black Friday shopper, all I can say, is GOOD LUCK and I hope you are able to get all the deals that you are out there for! :)
As for me, I think that I will just stay home and enjoy my Christmas Decorations and get ready for our Sinterklaas Party!
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I don’t know if anyone out there was following my blog way back last Christmas, but I made a comment that I wanted to make Nativity costumes for my all of my grand kids. I looked online and I checked costume stores and there were some cute, expensive ones, but they all came in separate sizes and I wanted something that would be one size fits all from age 2 to 10! I know that I was kind of nuts to think that I would find something, but guess what I did!