C. Crane 12 Days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas

December 14th, 2015:

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Today’s blog question: Does your family have any unique holiday traditions or stories? If so what are they?

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39 Responses to “C. Crane 12 Days of Christmas”

  1. dave moore Says:

    we open presents on Christmas eve.

  2. Paul Seaburn Says:

    In my family, the first meal on Christmas was always milk and cookies in honor of Santa eating the ones we left him.

  3. scott gogin Says:

    We try to make something from scratch… maybe some origami or something from paper mache’… cardboard or wood … maybe just a card printed off the computer…

  4. Sharon Deters Says:

    We were allowed to open our smallest gift on Christmas eve, just before bed.

  5. Terry Story Says:

    We didn’t have any hard and fast traditions in my family, but of course Christmas is a magical time for kids and that was always the case in our family. I suppose that my memories of home and Christmas are faded due to my advanced age, but I remember that the tree was always one that we went out and selected and cut ourselves, (in Montana, that was OK), and then it would be put up and decorated on Christmas Eve. Then when we got up on Christmas morning we celebrated with a freshly decorated tree and whatever sort of presents that there could be under the tree.

  6. rt butz Says:

    same ol’same ol

    I guess we are just boring

  7. Shawn Says:

    Sweet would love a flashlight mine broke

  8. Shawn Says:

    Lol love Christmas and family and the smell of the tree

  9. shawn45639 Says:

    Love Christmas and family and the smell of the Christmas tree

  10. william apple Says:

    we attach toothbrushes to the tree

  11. Marv Gibson Says:

    My family lived abroad in South America and Europe a lot, but when we were in the United States we would hit Poor Red’s in El Dorado, California for Christmas Eve… Lots of Gold Cadillacs and barbecued ribs…

  12. mark antonino Says:

    feast of the seven fishes

  13. psteckler Says:

    We sacrifice a virgin to the Sun God, then drink mead until we pass out.

  14. Jim Sherman Says:

    We eat fried oysters on Christmas morning.

  15. Emily machuca Says:

    Nothing funny or unique really, well I like to watch the South Park Christmas specials while I decorate the Christmas tree with the kids. 🙂

  16. Kay Hettich Says:

    We played some game together–Scrabble, Monopoly, mini-bowling, ping-pong, or something. It was a time to have fun together.

  17. Kelly Mills Says:

    Our family always puts a 500 piece puzzle together. The puzzle has something to do with Christmas.

  18. Chuck mound Says:

    Christmas Eve with my wife, son and now daughter-in-law. Sitting around the house snacking,wrapping presents,watching Christmas movies. Bed early.

  19. Kate Says:

    We wait till Christmas Eve to trim the tree. We have a feast of sausage, cheeses, crackers, olives, hummus and veggies—it’s so fun!

  20. fqlevin Says:

    We read, “A Visit From Saint Nicholas,” by Clement Clark Moore.

  21. matt sisak Says:

    Christmas Eve with 4 generations with ny siblings.

  22. DC Says:

    Every Christmas Eve we all gather around the TV and watch Polar Express.

  23. Emma S Says:

    we would set up a tree right after Pere Noel came on St. Nicholas eve, but we did not decorate it until Christmas eve, before dinner.

  24. SKu3865 Says:

    We’ve always had a real christmas tree. Its a task to maintain and decorate it..not to mention cleaning up the drying leaves…but its all so worth it! 🙂

  25. VO981 Says:

    Caramel custard for breakfast on Christmas morning! YUmmy 😉

  26. AB21 Says:

    The youngest kids of the family make cinnamon ornaments for the tree. My mom gathers all her grandchildren around 2 days before Xmas and they have a ball of a time.

  27. Obri Says:

    We gather for a meal on christmas- lunch or dinner whatever works and there is always lots of home baked cakes and cookies

  28. VK53 Says:

    My Dad always adorns the family christmas tree with pine cones that he collects from his annual ski trip to his favorite lodge. I hope to keep that up for him when he stops making that annual trip himself

  29. BA321 Says:

    We always order take out! We are so exhausted with all the shopping and gifting that christmas night I always end up ordering a full meal. That’s my modern tradition I guess LOL

  30. SV3212 Says:

    We go to church on Christmas morning and that is followed by a brunch at my Mother-in law’s place

  31. OV65 Says:

    No tradition per se. We try to gather as a family and spend lots of time together baking, fishing or just eating. We have fun! 🙂

  32. Gigi B. Says:

    Eating crackers, sausage, and cheese!

  33. O-B-1 Kenobi Says:

    Opening gifts on Christmas Day. It’s a very special family tradition. 😉

  34. Zoë B. Says:

    My brother makes hundreds of gingerbread men and they get devoured within three or four weeks!!!

  35. Jan B. Says:

    We always decorate the Christmas tree on Christmas eve, even if we have had the tree for a week or two!

  36. Greg Says:

    We have a tradition of making homemade eggnog on Christmas Eve that we have with a touch of rum. Yum!

  37. William Brown Says:

    We always open gifts on Christmas eve.

  38. Sharad V Says:

    “Undecorating” the Christmas tree the day after Christmas 🙂

  39. hubenak Says:

    I miss my parents and family traditions- I used to love Midnight Mass and we also opened gifts on Xmas Eve- with a big family dinner on Xmas day.

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