Wednesday, November 30, 2011

25 Days of Christmas Day #1

**I'm so excited to start this 25 Days of Christmas series TODAY!!! And to kick it off we have a great post about creating an Advent Calendar! Our family will be doing this for the 1st time this year!

As we get ready for Christmas we, as a family, try very hard to emphasize the importance of the celebration of the birth of Jesus, our Lord and Savior. This starts at the beginning of the month with an observance of Advent, focusing on the joyful anticipation of his coming. Quite a few years ago I decided to create a countdown chart that would ultimately focus on this true meaning of Christmas. I originally saw this idea on a Christmas card and decided to incorporate it into our celebration.

I started by painting a Christmas tree onto poster board:

*Link up any great Christmas posts you have below*

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