Monday, December 1, 2008


Since it is December 1, I feel like I can go into full-Christmas mode now! I absolutely love this season and want to share with you all the fun things I'm looking forward to:

Attend Norwegian Carol Concert
See the Lights Switch on in Edinburgh
Christmas Shop at the Highlands Market and German Village
Celebrating my dad's birthday
Go Ice Skating
Get creative with wrapping gifts (Inspiration)
Watch It's a Wonderful Life, make spiced cider.
Make Christmas Cookies for friends and family (Inspiration)
Address and Mail Christmas Cards
Listen to Christmas music absolutely everday (started that one already!)
Go to The Nutcracker ... or Harry Connick Jr. at the Ryman anyone?
Listen to Handel's Messiah
Go see a live Nativity/Walk through Bethlehem
Make Thick Hot Chocolate
Put up a ribbon sash for Christmas cards
Donate canned goods
Give neighbors a present
Put up a wreath
Make a Gingerbread house
Shop for Christmas presents for the entire fam
Sing (or listen) to favorite Christmas songs
Drive around to see neighborhood lights (that will be done in America)
Go out and see public light display
Read Christmas story from the Bible
Open a gift
Make a traditional family dessert (or create a new one)
Eat out at a festive restaurant (I'll be hitting up all my hometown favs!)
Go to a seasonal movie
Sit around the fire
Make decorative sugar cookies
Host a Christmas party
Write out a Christ-centered goal to start early for the New Year
Have a movie party watching classic Christmas movies (Elf included)
Go to a Christmas Concert (Harry Connick Jr.??)
Have a full traditional breakfast while listening to Christmas music
Christmas shop in Tuscany!
Go back to America!!!!
Exchange gifts
Go to Christmas Vespers Service
Be with my family!!!

So tell me. What are you looking forward to?

* Picture courtesy of Martha Stewart

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