For many years, we as a family have celebrated Christmas together on Christmas Eve day. Then, on Christmas, we have a quiet day, including a special visit to our friends at the nursing home.
Someone asked what we typically give for gifts. We work to give practical gifts such as clothes, things in the kitchen for Mom, tools for the guys, sewing items for the girls, etc.
A special highlight was going to the nursing home Christmas afternoon. Many had visitors or were gone to be with family, but we still found several to bring into the dining room so that we could sing carols and visit.Â We also brought fresh chocolate chip cookies to the workers.
Sarah for the family
“And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word…” (Luke 1:38).
3 thoughts on “Christmas Eve and Ice Pictures”
Thank you so much for posting more about the holidays and thank you for giving me some ideas. I never thought about it until now.
This year we didn’t go anywhere on Christmas day but to relax and working on the usual things at home. It was a peaceful Christmas for us also.
I also love ice on branches or snow on the trees.
Thank you once again for sharing your ritual.
That baby is so cute!
Bless you for caring and sharing so much. My daughter works in a nursing home, and I found that being with the residents has brought much compassion and joy into her life. Thank you again.
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