Into this advent month, we throw a little bit of making, doing, and giving. There are things we already know will be traditions, and things we toss in to mix it up and make the daily grind a little more fun for everyone. I am a huge fan of celebrating the everyday, and here's a little of what's been going on around here:
Making snowflakes since we have none of our own
We took a trip out to a beautiful farm complete with bonfire, hot cider, homemade venison sausage and smores and cut our own tree down (not so romantic: getting that tree to stand upright in our house)
Some were smitten with that tree and its sparkly ornaments.
Others have been focused on decorating the house or creating the perfect fishbowl diorama involving a pirate on a wolf, a hatchet and a pipecleaner tree about to meet its end.
Yesterday brought St. Nicholas bearing clementines, nuts, masking tape and staplers. Of course.
Tonight, it was about sitting quietly with a .cup of cocoa and enjoying what we created together this week.