Twenty-five Days of Christmas


Welcome! I invite you to join our family as we celebrate Christmas throughout the month of December. Christmas is one of my favorite holidays. Each year I enjoy decorating my home with lights, candles, and special things I have collected along the way (I am quite sentimental when it comes to items in my home – if it has an emotional tie, it goes up!) Knowing that our holidays at home are numbered I am doing my best to soak up all that this time of year offers.

One of my favorite ornaments!

One of my favorite ornaments!

Our Christmas Tree

Our Christmas Tree

Having a curious and excited toddler has made this season even more fun! This year I made a list of activities to do each day leading up to Christmas. I know I am having more fun with this than Noah, but my prayer is that he will understand the true meaning of Christmas as he grows in understanding and maturity.

Day 1 - Decorating the Christmas tree

Day one  – Decorating the Christmas tree

Day two - Setting up the nativity scene

Day two – Setting up the nativity scene

Day three - Reading the Story of Christmas

Day three – Reading the Christmas story

Day four - Decorating our windows

Day four – Decorating the windows

Day five - Eating his first candy cane

Day five – Eating his first candy cane

Here is the rest of our list….

  1. Make homemade Christmas cards
  2. Drink hot chocolate and watch a Christmas movie
  3. Decorate sugar cookies
  4. Make a Christmas craft
  5. Attend a Christmas play/concert
  6. Make a snowman
  7. Go for a drive and look at Christmas lights
  8. Make a Christmas ornament
  9. Buy a toy to donate
  10. Visit a nursing home and deliver cards
  11. Make a gingerbread house
  12. Drop money in the Salvation Army bucket
  13. Visit the hospital and take someone a Christmas balloon
  14. Leave a gift for the mailman
  15. Learn a Christmas song
  16. Make pinecone/peanut butter bird feeders
  17. Take treats to neighbors
  18. Go Christmas shopping
  19. Read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve
  20. Read the Christmas story, open presents, and enjoy the day with family!

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  1. rebekah eckmeyer says:

    Just checking out your site and blogs! It was such a blessing and encouragement to meet the both of you. You will remain in our prayers and hearts. We didn’t talk much about Christmas when you were here but we also do the 25 days of Christmas with different activities each day! It’s so much fun. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas season! The Eckmeyers

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