Tag: holiday traditions

The Pumpkin Roll :: A Pandemic-Proof Holiday Tradition

This holiday season seems to be the latest thing we can add to the “pivot” column. When I learned that Thanksgiving was no longer...

Sharing the Love :: Valentines for Those in Need

My husband and I like to think of Valentine's Day as a chance to share love with people in our community who may need to be reminded that they are loved and cared about.

The Season of the Elves

Before we cuddle up and watch “The Polar Express,” the kids search through the house to find the hidden elves. Our elves aren’t your standard “Elf on the Shelf” — no, ours are hand-painted glass figurines passed down from my husband’s Nana and Grandpa, to his mother, to him. They're in sleeping position because they travel every night to report back to Santa. If you touch them, they “turn to glass.”

Our Italian-Style Christmas Eve Tradition

As my husband and I have started our own little family, we’ve initiated our own Christmas traditions. Baking Christmas cookies, cutting down our Christmas...

Starting New Christmas Traditions :: 7 Ideas to Try This Year

It's that time of year again — the to-do list is a mile long, and between shopping, decorating, and holiday parties, there isn't much...