Thursday, November 29, 2007
Thursday Thanks Tank #83 + Christmas Traditions

As you'll notice quickly, I am doing a tandem post today. I call it multi-tasking.

For I cannot post anything about my Christmas traditions without thanking God for those very traditions that make me even more grateful for this time of year.

Here are a few of the traditions that carry us through each bless-ed Christmas season:
I am thankful for so many other things this week, but I want to encourage you to head on over to My Quiet Corner's gathering. Grab your favorite mug of tea, coffee, or hot chocolate and join the festivities. I know I've already enjoyed read Momrn's, and I am sure the ideas and traditions of others will inspire me for the future.

Have a thanks-filled day and don't forget to let me know if you've posted your own list of thanks. I will come visit when I get the chance!

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  Pam fearlessly posted at 11/29/2007 12:12:00 PM  
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At Thursday, November 29, 2007 1:23:00 PM, Blogger Robin said...

Acting out the nativity story is such a great idea - I love it!
I am gathering some great ideas to share with my daughters who are just beginning their families.
Bless you today!

At Thursday, November 29, 2007 2:01:00 PM, Blogger Beth/Mom2TwoVikings said...

You are SO smart! (((hugs))) Had my post focus on our recent financial revelations:

At Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:04:00 PM, Blogger momrn2 said...

WOW... Not only do we hold very similar traditions... we both chose to share them as the ones we cherish most. :-)

I love the idea of your children acting out the Christmas story! What a great way to ingrain it into their very thinking and being!

Thanks for participating and sharing these fun family times together.

At Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:39:00 PM, Blogger Faith said...

Pam, I LOVE your traditions. I also get my oldest (Courtney) a different ornament each year. It is always some kind of horse or has a horse on it. This year I am getting her an Amish buggy pulled by a horse with little people that I bought when we went to Lancaster Co. area for spring break!
I will be posting more traditions on my blog during the next couple of weeks.
(love the idea of the play acting Nativity). We always read Luke 2 and then soemthing my husband chooses from the several xmas books we have before opening gifts.

At Thursday, November 29, 2007 4:20:00 PM, Blogger GiBee said...

I love The Arrival... they read it at church last year. I need to get his book and add it to our collection! It's a great thing to add to the reading of Luke 2!

At Thursday, November 29, 2007 5:05:00 PM, Blogger Jane Anne said...

I blogged! My list is up Gravity of Motion blog . Thanks for sharing your traditions!

At Thursday, November 29, 2007 6:03:00 PM, Anonymous ellen b said...

Those are all great traditions and I'm sure your kids look forward to them every year. Blessings on you and yours this Christmas season...

At Friday, November 30, 2007 2:47:00 PM, Blogger A Life Inspired said...

Love your site design!

I have been working on a story about Christian Christmas traditions to keep Christ the focus of the season! It's great to see that your family is building such sweet traditions.

At Sunday, December 02, 2007 10:36:00 AM, Blogger Sandy said...

Great post! I am all about those Christmas traditions! I will have to get my list posted. Thanks for sharing your ideas. Isn't it neat how the kids start to also look forward to the traditions also. :)

P.S I am looking forward to sending out my LOVELY Christmas cards I got from you real soon!! :)

At Monday, December 03, 2007 12:11:00 PM, Blogger Diane said...

I just posted my first Christmas Tradition about that very thing! Last night, we went to our married daughter's home for dinner and she showed us their newly decorated Christmas tree-filled with the Christmas Ornaments I collected as she was growing up. Never, when I was buying them all those years ago could I have imagined the joy I would feel seeing them on her own tree.

Great traditions!



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