Holiday Traditions

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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What is a holiday tradition that you and your husband do or plan to do each year? If you don't have any, what is an idea you could try out this year?!

I just realized that this will be our first year spending Christmas together married!
This will be our fifth Christmas together.  That's crazy to me that so much time has passed already.
In the past years we really didn't have our own traditions.  We go to our families house and spend time celebrating the already invented traditions.  On Christmas Eve, we spend time with the Hubs family... eating til we can't stuff ourselves anymore, playing card games and lounging around til Midnight when we get to open our gifts!  On Christmas day we celebrate with my side of the family.

This year we have made some changes.  We're finally adding our own traditions.  Since we have a bigger house I really wanted to get a tree.  In our old house we just didn't have the room for it.  I was ready to go buy a fake one when Steve said no- that he's never had a fake one.  So, we got a big beautiful real tree from Cost Co for less than $30.00.

I also put up our own personalized stockings that I plan to fill with goodies/small gifts.
So there's a start.. we have plenty more years to come up with new traditions that our baby girl will remember.


Rebecca said...

What cute pictures! This is my and my husband's third Christmas together but our first year putting up a tree. I love it!

I found your blog through the blog hop. I'm a new follower. Hope you'll stop by sometime!


Heather Graham said...

Aww! Merry Christmas! Excited to be following you! Thanks for joining in on the GFC hop!


Gi said...

What beautiful pictures!
I found you through Wedded Bliss Wednesdays, I love that link up!
love your blog so cute.
Your wedding picture is stunning.

Laura Darling said...

So cool that you guys stay up until midnight and then open your gifts! That sounds like so much fun!

WhatJeanLikes said...

Beautiful photos!! The one of you and your hubby is so romantic! :)

I'm your newest follower, if you have time, we'd love to have you come and link up to the Aloha Friday Blog Hop if you haven't already!


Jean {What Jean Likes}

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