These are a few of our favorite things for December….

Listening to our Christmas playlist *Ella Fitzgerald singing Santa Claus is coming to town and Elvis crooning Blue Christmas.

Old time Christmas lights.

Watching classic holiday movies like Merry Christmas Charlie Brown, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer.

Baking cookies and Christmas goodies as a family.

Real hot cocoa made on the stovetop *with a large marshmallow please*

Warming up in front of the gas heater.

Candles that smell like gingerbread

Hiding packages and surprises

Making a nest on the couch with a super soft plush throw to nap or read a book.

Snowbirds on the lawn

Making Paper Snowflakes

Two whole weeks of Christmas Break for the kids.

Piping hot gumbo with french bread for dinner

Party planning for New Year’s

Let us know about your favorite December things… Leave a comment!