Wednesday, December 14, 2016

# blogmas # blogmas 2016

BLOGMAS 2016 - Day 14 { Advent Calendar }

Advent Calendar, yay or nay?

Let me start by saying that when my kids were little, we always did advent calendars.  I would either buy the chocolate ones from the store, or I had my own that I would fill with candy and chocolates for them.

As they got older, they lost interest, and I stopped doing them.  It's so sad when you think how your children grow up and suddenly the things you all enjoyed sharing together, are now just a memory.  I so wish they were still little.

This was one of the advent calendars I had made, we used it back in 2008.


I fear this post is quite boring, but I just really don't have any advent calendars to share. If we were still using one, I would have shown you what was in them, and nowadays with Pinterest etc, I feel like there are such adorable ideas out there for the little ones. Just wish we had all this when mine were growing up.

Anyway, do you still use an advent calendar?


Day 1 - The Christmas Tag
Day 2 - Christmas Movies on the Must Watch List
Day 3 - Christmas Wishlist
Day 4 - Christmas Playlist
Day 5 - Pictures and Memories of Christmas Past
Day 6 - Pot Simmer Recipes
Day 7 - Cookies to be Baked (can be a recipe you make every year, or some you want to try)
Day 8 - Favorite Family Christmas Recipe
Day 9 - How do you decorate?
Day 10 - Real Tree or Artificial Tree
Day 11 - Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Day 12 - Quiet Christmas or Family Filled Loud Party Christmas?
Day 13 - Christmas Cards (do you send them, show us your favorites this year, or tells your favorite cards to send whether vintage, or bright and colorful)
Day 14 - Advent Calendar
Day 15 - Christmas Party Food Ideas
Day 16 - Winter Tag
Day 17 - Christmas Wishes
Day 18 - Homemade or Store Bought (What are you giving this year)
Day 19 - Recap of Christmas 2015 in pictures
Day 20 -  Christmas Decorations Reveal (show us your tree, your home decor, your mantle, anything you want)
Day 21 - Holiday Family Traditions
Day 22 - Preparing for the big day (show us your wrapping skills, are you making lists, getting the house ready for guests?)
Day 23 - Post whatever you wish
Day 24 - Christmas Eve (Are you opening presents tonight, is this your big celebration, what are you doing)

1 comment:

  1. Never boring to hear from you......when my children were young we just did the construction paper grandchildren have the chocolate advent calendars......

    I think yours you madevis wonder, what a heirloom....maybe one day you can pass onto your grandchildren.....



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