Christmas Joys….

Christmas Joy

Christmas Joys….

 

Many years ago I purchased a little book…

 

There are 432 things to do for yourself and others that just might make this the best Christmas ever.

 

I haven’t read the book cover to cover in many years but every year I pull it out and just flip through it to get some ideas and have some laughs.

Here are a few that I enjoy:

 

  • #169 – Stock your freezer with meals for the holidays by doubling or tripling recipes for spaghetti sauce, casseroles, and other foods that freeze well.
  • #80 –  Remember that the best solution for holiday blues is to do something for someone else.
  • #36 – Try at least one new recipe and one new decorating idea.
  • #165 – Tie a red plaid bow on your pet’s collar.

Gracie as Rudolph

Antlers work too.

One of my all time favorites – because my father read it to us when we were young.

  • #248 – Read to your family “ The Gift of the Magi” by O’Henry.

Another favorite:

  • #278 – Read “The Littlest Angel” by Charles Tazwell to a child.

My grandmother gave this to me when I was 3 or 4.  I still have the book and it means so much to me.

 

I will continue to post some of these in the next few weeks.  They make you stop and think about why we do what we do at this time of year.  I think in many cases we need to step back and remember what we need from the Holidays and what is really important in our lives.

 

Be Kind….

 

Faith

 

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