It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Ev'rywhere you go;
Take a look in the five and ten glistening once again
With candy canes and silver lanes aglow.
Our new addition; the ice bear
My advent garland. They are so cute!
Here is my Advent candle wreath, with one missing candle. It holds 24 candles.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas;
Soon the bells will start,
And the thing that will make them ring is the carol that you sing
Right within your heart.
Christmas is both a holiday and a holy day. The word Christmas comes from the words Cristes maesse, or "Christ's Mass."
Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Christmas
10. Christmas shopping
9. The decorations - nothing can beat the window displays, the ribbons and garlands around every lamp post, the glittering lights and the nativity scenes and the Christmas trees!
8. The smell - the fresh smell of pine trees, cinnamon and spices, cold ground after rain and snow, baking turkey & Pavlova ... yeah..
7. Cooking & baking – spending hours in the kitchen making that special Christmas meals, that we will be remembered for a long time and cherishing the memories being created and looking forward to the next Christmas. The repetition, love it every year again.
6. I love getting presents. Lots of presents! I’m also a big fan of wrapping presents. Personally, I never get them gift wrapped, that would spoil all the fun of wrapping them up myself.
5. It's celebrated all over the world. While there are world issues that separate nations and peoples, Christmas is something that everyone on Earth can share.
4. Family & friends being together & organizing quilting bee’s
3. The music – can’t get enough of Christmas songs. I personally have about 200 songs on the Squeeze box. I won’t mention how many cd’s have been converted to mp3’s.
2. Christmas movies – I get goose bumps again & again when the true message of Christmas is given. Tears roll down my face. Can’t pass on a Christmas movie. The world seems a better place, after seeing a Christmas movies. Watch this:
Love it, when Linus finishes talking about the meaning of Christmas... The gang gets all quiet, and stand around and sing.... hark the herald angels sing.
1. Everyone is happy
Have a lovely, peaceful, 3rd Advent .