Day 9: Get Christmas cards ready to send + drive through the Layton light display
Day 10: Played at the park in the sunny weather! I hosted a fun Christmas Sweet Swap with friends and we had another picnic by the tree with Dad.
Day 12: We read Christmas stories by the tree.
Day 13: 3rd Advent Sing + Share. The Lovells, cousin Cheri and Lance,and the Sundays came. Blake sang I am a Child of God, I played a guitar song, our family learned Silent Night on the bells to play and we played some group bell songs at the end. We love this tradition.
Day 14: Blake and Dad built a snowman!
Day 15: Christmas shopping
Day 16: Snuggles in Christmas jammies + sneaking out at night to look at the festive lights on our street--it was the first year on our house
Day 17: Motab Christmas Concert with Sarah. I had such a fun night with my sister.
Day 20: Christmas Sunday + 4th Advent German Night. Our friends invited us to their family's German Advent Night. We sang songs in German and had lots of traditional German foods.
Day 21: Winter Solstice candlelight dinner (since its the shortest day of the year!)
Day 22: Wrapped gifts
Day 23: We slept by the tree! See earlier post.
Day 24: Christmas Eve brunch with the Kings and Thompsons and festivities at Grandpa Daves.
Day 25: Christmas!
Day 26: peek-a-boo! we didn't want the fun to stop.