Each ornament had to be perfectly placed...in just the right spot.
We also dug out the Christmas books & read most of the stack (some favorites more than once, of course!).
That afternoon/early evening our town had a little festival for the kids in preparation for lighting the Christmas lights downtown. There was hot apple cider, pretzels & popcorn, Santa & Mrs. Claus, real live reindeer, & a horse drawn "sleigh". We didn't look at the weather before we left & didn't dress appropriately at all...brrr!
Grady was too shy to sit by Santa & the Mrs. on his own, but he did give the big guy a high-five before we left, so I told him that I was pretty confident that he'd make the nice list for that alone!
After visiting with the Claus', we snuggled up on the
Here's to a whole month full of family holiday fun! :)