Christmas is not about things. Every sensible person, whether celebrating a secular or Christian holiday season, knows that.
But on this first year in a new home, as we unpack the boxes marked CHRISTMAS, the things, in many cases, equal memories. And their importance radiates ~
even our littles know it.
they were so helpful this year!
this ornament is from Mrs. Harrison, my kindergarten teacher
these I Love Lucy collectibles have been lost since we decorated last Christmas. Welcome back, Ricky, Lucy, Ethel, and Fred!
the I Love Lucy ornaments are all accounted for, too.
Since we have a bigger tree this year, I decided to put some of the special ornaments in groups. This is my favorite section: our family.
This little alcove holds the Charlie Brown Christmas tree Josh gave me last year, our family wreath, and some of our treasured family Christmas pictures.
This was our nativity when I was growing up, and when my mom got a new one, I decided it needs to have heirloom status.
All the kids love watching Daddy set out the Mickey Mouse Clock Shop.
and we all agree: best tree ever.
I’d love to hear about some of your favorite Christmas ‘things.’ What warms your heart when you unpack it every year?