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Advent 2015

Advent 2015

Again this year for Advent we symbolically walked with Mary on her journey to Christmas. Each day she moved one spot closer to Christmas, we said a prayer to her, and then on each Sunday of Advent, we lighted all of the candles and the Kiddo read a special prayer to accompany the particular Sunday … Continue reading

St. Nicholas Day 2015

St. Nicholas Day 2015

Some pictures from our St. Nicholas Day festivities, at home and at church (with a visit from “St. Nicholas,” complete with a story, dinner & cookies, crafts, and a gift!): Of course, the Kiddo said it was not the real Saint Nicholas, since he died a long time ago. This led to questions about Santa … Continue reading

Epiphany or Three Kings’ Day

Epiphany or Three Kings’ Day

This post is long overdue! The little one and I had a lovely time celebrating Epiphany this year. In December, I participated in a Three Kings’ Day swap in one of the Waldorf groups I belong to. I made “gifts” (things to represent the presents the Wise Men brought; pictured below) and in return, received … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

May you have the merriest of Christmases! We had a wonderful Christmas Eve, visiting with family and friends and going to church, where our little guy was an angel in the Christmas pageant. May the joy of the angels, the eagerness of the shepherds, the perseverance of the wise men, the obedience of Joseph and … Continue reading

St. Nicholas Day

St. Nicholas Day

Friday (December 6th) was St. Nicholas day. G and I celebrated by reading a story we found online about Saint Nicholas and talked about what makes him special and worth celebrating so many years after he lived (for G’s age, I emphasized St. Nicholas’s generosity and sharing, giving all that he had to those with … Continue reading