Christmas Traditions: Decorating the Tree

I mentioned in my last post that my family has always had a lot of traditions. Last Saturday, we enjoyed one of the classics – decorating my parents’ Christmas tree!

What made this year extra special? The Mini Athlete’s cousin flew in from Texas! They had a lot of fun getting to know each other.

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Oh yeah…his parents came too. :)

Decorating the Christmas tree is always a lengthy endeavor. Each ornament gets unwrapped and put on the tree – usually accompanied by a story about its origin. It can take a while, but it’s always a lot of fun.

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After we decorated the tree, Amma had some time with her grandsons…

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And Grandpa and Little Miss Athlete caught some zzz’s.

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The finished product!

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Do you have any traditions around decorating the tree? 

P.S. The Mini Athlete is a finalist in Caitlin’s “Sweet Santa Photo Contest“! Check out her post to cast your vote!

 

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  1. Liz

    Christmas just isn’t Christmas without little ones. They are so amazing to watch. Looks like you guys had a great family gathering. Thanks for sharing. :)

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