We have lots of traditions around Christmastime that we’ve picked up from one place or another. We make our own advent calendars with little gifts. We sing and light an advent candle every Sunday (our advent song is in German, too). We bake bread people for December 6th – Santa Claus Day. I love that these traditions are things we can look forward to each year. They’re things we always do as a family as well, which is especially nice now that my sister and I live away from home. They’re simple little things that don’t cost the earth but really do make it feel like Christmas. Sometimes we even eat cats…or maybe that’s just Liam.