logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Camaur Crampton Family La, David Faulkner, shravani, pinoyako, Audrie
58364 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums417
Topics119,380
Posts847,297
Members58,364
Most Online449
Mar 28th, 2018
Top Posters(30 Days)
Angie 19
Sponsor
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#473131 - 12/03/08 10:00 PM New Traditions for the Holidays  
Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 6,240
Deanna - New Age Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Deanna - New Age  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Tiger

Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 6,240
Southern California
I'm looking to start a new family tradition this holiday season.

I'd love to hear what you all do?

Traditions we already have:

Go to the Christmas Parade
Egg Nog by the Fireplace watching "Elf"
Driving around looking at the lights
Caroling


Deanna Joseph

Visit the New Age Site and Forums

What are your Soul Gifts? Discover your true nature and potential, and learn who you are on a Soul Level with a Soul Realignment™ reading.

#475193 - 12/13/08 01:07 AM Re: New Traditions for the Holidays [Re: Deanna - New Age]  
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 592
Rhonda C Offline
Gecko
Rhonda C  Offline
Gecko

Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 592
Texas
When my girls were young we would drive around and look at the Christmas lights on Christmas Eve. We always had con queso (cheese dip) and tamales for dinner. They were able to open one gift which was always Christmas pj's. On Christmas Day I started a tradition of giving everyone a table gift. It is always a small gift that is placed on their plate prior to lunch.

I finally stopped giving the PJ's because my girls claimed they had too many Christmas pajamas! I didn't realize you could have too many. LOL

#475194 - 12/13/08 01:14 AM Re: New Traditions for the Holidays [Re: Rhonda C]  
Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 6,240
Deanna - New Age Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Deanna - New Age  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Tiger

Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 6,240
Southern California
Oh I LOVE Christmas PJS!!! Nothing makes me feel cheerier than cozy jammies and hot cocoa!

I've been thinking about what sort of traditional Christmas Eve dinner we could start. As I look back, I can't think of a single dinner LOL! I like the tamale idea! It's fun and easy! Well, it would be easy for me cuz I'd buy the tamales LOL!

This year we are going to church on Christmas Eve, which we don't normally do, but I've been asked to sing - so that's a no brainer LOL! We are going to drive around and look at lights afterward. Naturally LOL!

Egg Nog French Toast!
Make french toast with egg nog instead of milk. Though I'd recommending still adding the eggs smile


Deanna Joseph

Visit the New Age Site and Forums

What are your Soul Gifts? Discover your true nature and potential, and learn who you are on a Soul Level with a Soul Realignment™ reading.

#475196 - 12/13/08 01:22 AM Re: New Traditions for the Holidays [Re: Deanna - New Age]  
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,022
Robin - Fragrance Editor Offline
Parakeet
Robin - Fragrance Editor  Offline
Parakeet

Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,022
Land O Lakes, FL
It is too late for this year, but next year, I am going to start giving a homemade ornament to everyone - a different style each year.


Robin Rounds Whittemore, Fragrance Editor
Fragrance Website
Fragrance Forum



#475198 - 12/13/08 01:48 AM Re: New Traditions for the Holidays [Re: Deanna - New Age]  
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 7,186
Chelle - Marriage Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chelle - Marriage Editor  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chimpanzee

Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 7,186
Lake Lanier, Georgia
My Mom always gives Christmas Pjs as gifts on Christmas Eve, too! laugh

How about doing a big pot of chili in the crockpot for Christmas Eve? You can start it in the morning, let it cook all day, throw some baked potatoes in the oven about an hour before you're ready to eat - TADA! Done.

We actually just started doing the Advent Wreath last year, so that is a new tradition for us - though I know it is a very old tradition in the church.

These holidays for us are going to be all about memories. My grandfather was just dx with Alzheimer's, my grandmother on the other side is failing very quickly from Parkinson's, and my great-uncle has been very ill. It is not likely that all 3 of them will be with us much longer, and my grandfather's memory probably will need some help in the future. So we are making lots of pictures, videos and stories so that the kids will remember these years.


Michelle Taylor
Marriage Editor
#900846 - 10/04/15 03:43 PM Re: New Traditions for the Holidays [Re: Deanna - New Age]  
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 15,497
Nancy Roussy Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity
Nancy Roussy  Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 15,497
Grand-Métis, Quebec, Canada
Not celebrating the holidays is my tradition. All holidays are annoying one way or another but that time of year is more than annoying.


Moderated by  Yvonnie-Inspired 

Brand New Posts
Yoga Rising Review
by Korie - Folklore//Knitting/Yoga Editor. Yoga
04/23/18 05:20 PM
I Can't Get Gauge!
by Korie - Folklore//Knitting/Yoga Editor. Knitting
04/23/18 05:09 PM
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy. Self Development
04/23/18 01:56 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
04/23/18 01:55 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
04/23/18 01:52 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy. Low Carb
04/23/18 01:41 PM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy. Dreams
04/23/18 01:38 PM
Nebulae
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/23/18 11:00 AM
2018: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/23/18 09:03 AM
In His Righteousness
by Celestine - Baptist Editor. Baptist
04/23/18 03:43 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (Korie - Folklore//Knitting/Yoga Editor), 81 guests, and 5 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 1.086s Queries: 14 (0.017s) Memory: 2.0318 MB (Peak: 2.1324 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-04-23 17:30:25 UTC