Tag: traditions

Family Christmas Traditions

As you might have gleaned from my many, many holiday themed posts, Christmas is a big deal in my family. My parents and I spend Christmas Eve watching a Christmas movie and feasting on appetizers. (Maury joins us sometimes; other times, he prefers to sleep under my bed for the whole evening.) Later that night, ...

Favourite Christmas Movies

A few years ago, when I was still living in Waterloo, I had a multi-weekend Christmas movie marathon with two of my best friends. We each took a turn hosting and providing delicious treats. The tradition grew over the next few years, to the point where we watched at least one movie per week from ...

My Halls Are Officially Decked

I'm all decorated for Christmas, and my place is looking festive and cozy AF.

2017 Holiday Decor Trends

(or My Christmas Starts... NOW!) Everyone has a different measure for when it's socially acceptable to start celebrating the holidays, whether it's after Remembrance Day, after US Thanksgiving, or not until December 1. For me, the holidays really start the day of the Jolly Holly Festive Tour in my home town. The tour always runs ...