Letters to and from Santa

100_1316 The littles wrote letters to Santa to leave under the tree.  Gabriel wrote his and helped Summer write one, too.  I was so proud of them. And, when they found the letter that Santa wrote to them, the reaction was priceless.  Sean and I were so proud as all present opening halted while Gabriel read the letter to everyone.  It was a touching moment, one that this momma captured through tears in my eyes. Gabriel's Letter to Santa: Dear Santa, For Christmas, I want Continue...

Merry Christmas Eve

100_1177 Merry Christmas Eve! We have a little tradition in our home. We make a chocolate cake on Christmas Eve. We sing "Happy Birthday, Jesus", and the littles blow out the candles. We eat the cake, celebrate, and talk about the reason for the season. Then, we leave a piece of cake for Santa. We love traditions.  It is one of the things that makes the holidays so special, so fun, so magical. Continue...