This is a slideshow that Travis put to music. Isn’t my boy a beautiful human?
As you know, I took KelliCrowe’s advent sock idea, and ran with it. I have been putting conversation starters along with goodies in our socks. The first day, I put a note asking the boys to tell me what Christmas Spirit was, and how they would share their Christmas Spirit with others this year. The next one, I put a poem/clue about an ornament that I have on the tree that has special meaning to me. They hunted for the ornament, and then I told them why it was special. So here’s the idea- I NEVER like the Christmas pictures that I take. Bad angles of kids with toys, no one really wants to look at the camera while they are opening gifts. They just never capture the real moment like I would like them to, and after a while, years start to look the same. Just not ever the pictures I would like to scrap about. So this year, I am keeping the notes that I am putting in our advent socks, and taking pictures of the items that we will talk about from the treasure hunts. When Christmas is here, I am going to take ONE bed head picture of our whole family on Christmas morning in front of our tree, and I’m going to scrap our advent. This way, I will be putting our traditions, and memories on paper, and getting a yearly picture of our family without the same old same old present scamble pics! Hope you like the idea.