Several people have asked me how the December Daily project is going…so I thought that I’d give you a sneak peek to a couple of days.
Day 1 Advent Action – Buy a new ornament for our family tree.
Every year the day after Thanksgiving we go and pick out our Christmas tree. We spend all weekend decorating the house. This year while putting the lights on we found a bird’s nest (I’d like to think that’s a good omen). Our new ornaments are a D and an M.
Day 2 Advent Action – Play in the snow
This year for our Christmas card, I had the great idea to dress the kids in their Christmas Eve jammies, take them outside, and take their picture while throwing snow at them and watching them laugh. Davy loved trying to catch the snow, Matty was more interested in throwing the snow or running around the Golf Course. :O)
Day 3 Advent Action – Finish making ornaments with mom
Each year mom and I make Christmas ornaments. We’ve made Angels, Bears, Elves, Snowmen, Penguins, and this year decorative balls. It took us three days to complete them. Each one is different and unique.
Day 5 Advent Action – Make some special cookies for your teachers to say Thank you.
Davy made Oatmeal Scotchies.
Day 8 Advent Action – Did you find where the Elf is hiding?
This is our Elf. He first appeared the morning after Thanksgiving bringing the boys a new pair of pj’s and the Polar Express. The boys have been so good that each morning he returns to a new spot to be found and sometimes he even brings books and candy. Today he flew in on his very own sleigh. Can’t wait to see where he will be next. On the next page is the Elf on the Shelf story.
Day 12 Advent Action – Go visit Santa tonight
After waiting in line for an hour and a half at Citrus Park Mall, we finally go to see Santa. Davy was a little overwhelmed and forgot to ask for his big gift; however he did ask for a bucket, a calendar, and a new hat.