Tag: Merry Christmas

Wouldn’t you Love to enjoy Fantastic French Christmas Traditions?

Filed in CULTURAL ADVENTURES by on December 14, 2017 2 Comments
Wouldn’t you Love to enjoy Fantastic French Christmas Traditions?

French Christmas Traditions differ from the good ol’ USA. While American children are hanging stockings for Santa to fill, French children are putting their shoes by the fire so Pere Noel (Papa Noel) will fill them with gifts. If children are bad in the US they are told Santa will leave coal in their stockings, but […]

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Do you know how Christmas is Celebrated in Italy?

Filed in CULTURAL ADVENTURES, Travel by on December 3, 2017 4 Comments
Do you know how Christmas is Celebrated in Italy?

An Italian Christmas is celebrated with a Witch! Yes. The gift giver in Italy is a woman! La Befana flies on her broomstick on the Eve of the Epiphany, January 5, to leave candy, or charcoal, in children’s stockings! In Italy, children hang stockings on the Eve of the Epiphany which is the celebration of the visit of […]

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Fab Fotos Friday: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Filed in Boomer, Empty Nesters, Midlife by on November 27, 2014 3 Comments
Fab Fotos Friday: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

I LOVE the holidays. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, you name it, I love it. This time of year fills me with joy, and excitement, and magic. I love decorating, and I go overboard; I love watching parades (I’m going to the Parade of Lights tonight in Fort Worth!); I love trees; I love Santa; I love […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!!

  Tonight is Christmas Eve, and while we are not having our usual big bash, we will still number over 20!  What a year.  We are grateful that Randy is here with us, having survived a double lung transplant and 3 months in the ICU.  We have gained with the birth of Bodie Torres Koye, […]

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