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grammieo Is Sharing Her Holiday Traditions

Screen Shot 2013-12-20 at 5.17.16 PMWhat is your favorite holiday tradition?
The whole preparation for Christmas is so special, I love getting the Advent Wreath ready and the children’s Advent Calendars. It’s so much fun to see them just itching to open the next little box, to see what’s inside. The of course there is the gingerbread house. This year after many years of not making one, we are again building a house, this time for our grandchildren.

What’s your favorite holiday food?
I like food PERIOD! But I must say that I would rather have turkey leftovers, than turkey the day it is prepared. I guess it has to do with all the preparations, but, I would rather fill up on mashed potatoes and gravy with all the other added vegetables and of course dessert! Lots of cookies, cakes and gingerbread!

What do you love most about the season?
The Highlight for me has to be attending Church services and seeing the little children re-enacting the whole Christmas Story! There is always something really magical about that!
And there is the music,  Christmas Music That Stirs the Soul.

What is your favorite childhood holiday memory?
I always loved Christmas, because it was the perfect time to get a new toboggan or skates. The day after Christmas, you’d be on the hill or at the rink trying out those new presents.

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
Well here it is sometimes a hit or a miss. I like a dusting of clean white on the morning of Christmas, but the older I get, the more I think it could melt the next day!

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  • http://Susan52.com/ Susan52

    I loved reading about your Christmas traditions and memories, Grammieo. Have a very Merry Christmas!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      Thank you so much and I’m wishing all those good things right back to you and more! Blessings!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/d-artist d-artist

    Sweet Christmas memories!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      Yes they are and I’m still enjoying each new memory one day at a time! Christmas though is the highlight of the year!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Charito1962 Charito1962

    Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas. – Ms. Charito from the Philippines

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      Merry Christmas to you too! Blessings for 2014!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/DebW07 DebW07

    I like to fill up on mashed potatoes and gravy too! What a great interview. Merry Christmas!!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      Thanks, hope you enjoy yours too! Merry Christmas and all the Blessings for the New Year to come!

  • cercis70

    Have a wonderful and blessed Christmas. It’s always great to find someone who enjoys the same traditions that I do – advent wreaths, advent calenders, church and lots of food.

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      I`m sure your Christmas will be beautiful too! Merry Christmas and Blessings for the New Year!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/marvins marvins

    Many many thanks for the sharing your experience over here. I really enjoyed. Have a very Merry Christmas… and wish you a very happy new year. :)

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      Thank you and I`m wishing all the good things right back to you and your family! Blessings on 2014!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/bejeezers bejeezers

    I enjoyed this so much – thank you and have a very Merry Christmas!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      Thank you and the same to you! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year filled with all the good things!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/roseainsworth roseainsworth

    I love to make my Xmas beautiful with my family and we have some traditional food together play and have too much fun.

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      I`m sure that your Christmas will be beautiful. Blessings to you and yours for Christmas and 2014!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/windowcool windowcool

    Happy Christmas and thanks for sharing your memories

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      You are so welcome, thank you for reading what is important to me during the year and especially at Christmas. Blessings to you and yours now and through 2014!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Snappysnapper Snappysnapper

    Merry Xmas.

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

      The same to you, all the best and blessings for 2014!

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