We celebrate Christmas for at least a month! We'll have a Christmas movie night with family, go to a light show, Christmas parties, carolling, a traditional candle-lit church service...so many things to make Christmas special for our 3 little girls!
We will be traveling to So Cal with our 4 kids to visit family. it will be the first time in 3 years that all of my siblings and our families will be together. I cannot wait!
We plan to celebrate at Grammies house this year but the kids are quite concerned as to how Santa will find them there?? I said he just has the magical powers to know where every kid is and that seemed to be good enough!!LOL!!
This is our first Christmas with baby E, and the first in our new house. We'll be starting off the Holiday Season by buying and decorating our first family Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving. And spending as much time as possible with all three sets of grandparents!
I love flying home and seeing family, so thats the plan this year. . Its one of the few times all my siblings and our families are all together. Its a special time for us.
Um..eat alot, open presents, look at lights, decorate, drink hot chocolate. kerridawson at yahoo dot comThanks!
We will be spending it with family and friends!
I plan to spend this upcoming holiday at home with my beautiful baby girl & my wonderful husband, hopefully staying warm & enjoying the wonderful holiday movies, homemade gingerbread lattes & maybe even spend some time playing outside if we get a good amount of snow!
My parents are coming down the first week of December, so we're putting off Thanksgiving until then since we don't have any family here in AZ. Our Christmas will be our first just our little family! Can't wait for our family breakfast tradition to continue with just us!<3
I haven't really thought about it, but I'm super excited that I think my 2 year old might understand Christmas & Santa this year!! For Thanksgiving, we are going to make up a big basket and give it to our local food bank-we drop a few things things off weekly since it's next to the library, so he's beginning to understanding giving!
We spend Christmas with both my husband and I's families. I love big get togethers!
Christmas Eve at grandmas. My daughter will celebrate her first Christmas morning at home.
We're probably going to spend a quiet Christmas at home with our family. We'll do some Christmas baking, listen to Christmas music, go to church on Christmas Eve, open gifts...and teach our 3 girls what the true meaning of Christmas is!
We will celebrate at our own house for the first time! We usually celebrate at grandma's :)
LOW KEY! In-laws for Thanksgiving, our immediate family for Christmas :)
We are hosting Xmas this year. We have family coming from different parts of the world. It will be great since my little angels will get to spend time with their cousins.. (ok maybe my nb won't notice.. but my 2 year old will :) )
Heading to CT to be with friends and family.
We will be staying at our house celebrating as a family. We were dual military for the last few years and are finally able to be a family all by ourselves! :) Me and hubs home with our 2 kids! So exciting! :)
Spending Christmas at home with my family, then on a plane then with my husband back at home! First Christmas like this! It will be interesting. Thanksgiving we are all staying home and making our own little feast for the 3 of us.
We're a military family, far away from our extended family, so this year it'll just be my husband, myself and my kids. Which I kind of like. And then we'll spend time with newly adopted family (aka friends) as well :)
It will be a quiet Christmas this year. It's my daughters first Christmas and my husband will be away so it will just be us hanging out at home :)
We're going to my in-laws in Indiana for Christmas. We won't see my family until January. We're going to see them in Hawaii!
We celebrate Thanksgiving with my in-laws in TN and Christmas at home so we can go to our own church service and wake up Christmas morning at our house. :)
We will be visiting parents and in-laws for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. They all live within 2 hours of our home, so no major traveling.
Going to Europe to see my fam. <3
We're a military family so we'll spend it miles from home, but together.
We will spend time with our extended families... including two brand new babies!
just bought tickets for horse drawn ride to see lights dec 22!
this christmas will be my little mans first one :) we plan to have a quiet holiday this year, and enjoy some family time.
My husband has to work Thanksgiving so we'll be home. For Christmas, we are traveling to Montana to see my great aunt who has stage 4 cancer.
Going to try to get my family and my husbands family together so we just have to take the baby to one spot. Wish us luck!
We do christmas morning just the four of us then visit with different family throughout the day and for dinner
Wishing I didn't have to run around like a maniac all over the state to visit family. Just want to stay in and watch the kiddos enjoy their toys
My mom and in-laws are flying in for Thanksgiving since baby has 1st bday around that time.Christmas will just be the 3 of us starting our own family traditions!
Spending time in our own home for once and not the in-law's!
Christmas morning liturgy at church, then celebrating with friends by breaking a month-and-a-half long fast from meat and dairy with lots of bacon. Then in the afternoon we'll do our own family presents and such with our 4 young kids.
Still gonna try to get my husband to enjoy christmas. He absolutely hates it! (His b-day being on Dec 25th sure doesnt help)So lots of yummy cookies, movie nights, tree lighting festival... anything to get him into the spirit!
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I plan on celebrating big! I love the holidays and already started singing Christmas songs today. Making cookies, making other gifts (like gifts in jars), wrapping presents, seeing what great finds I can get for my sweet kids!
Thanksgiving is with my family, Christmas eve day is with his, Christmas day is with mine! Hope to get some just our family time in as well!
Spend lots of money and enjoy staying home with the family after that.... Lol
Several parties over a couple weeks with family and friends...
We plan on traveling home to show off our newborn around Christmas, but will be back home by Christmas day to celebrate. I'm excited to bake cookies with my oldest. I'm hoping we have another white Christmas this year! :)
Going home for the holidays! We live 12 hours away from my family so were packing the suv with dogs, son and presents and driving across country to see my family :-)
Church,then present opening and Christmas dinner at my sister's house river26[at]gmail[dot]com
Enjoying our time together as a family.
I'll be introducing my baby to his grandfather.
make cookies with my boys!
We are traveling to my parents house! My dad has only met my 1 yo son once! It'll be nice to spend some time with him!
We are going to Disney World!!
Lots of baking with the kids! Family game nights!
Have Christmas at home with our family, no flying off to visit far flung relatives. That, and try to keep the crawling little one out of the tree!
Hubby gets a bit of time off to renovate our (first!) new house.
We are spending our first Christmas in Arizona. We always go home to Florida but with the little one we wanted to start our own traditions.
Spend time at home with family
stay home and relax with a pile of holiday movies.
Visit family and partake in a ton of holiday related community events.
We will be at home. Starting a family tradition of a relaxed travel free week
Visit our families to introduce our little one, due next week. We won't really get a chance to see them before then :(
My mom is coming to visit for Thanksgiving. For Christmas, we'll be celebrating with our 2 year old and newborn.
We'll celebrate with family, but my daughter will be turning 1 on Dec. 22 and my son will turn 5 on Dec. 30, so we have some partying to do also!!!
Going to Seattle to see family!
We'll be traveling across Texas to celebrate with our families.
Celebrate 3 birthdays, including my hubby's 40th and my son's 5th.
Thanksgiving will be at our house. Christmas will include an advent calendar, Jesse tree, and a trip to the in-laws.
For christmas day everyone comes to our house, 22-25 adults and 8-12 kids....it's a full house!
We usually go to Church together with my family, then do a Christmas party after. saramomofmany @ gmail.com
having as many of my 9 siblings and their families in town as can make it and enjoying all of our family traditions together this year.
I hope my holidays are stress-free and filled with good family time.Jennifer Hamnerejhamner at hotmail dot com
Disneyland for xmas
We are driving to my in-laws' house for Christmas. Should be a fun time!
Hoping to be able to visit family.
Enjoy some relaxing time at home with my family!
Spend it with family. Things are tight this year so we are focusing on making homemade gifts and lots of memories.
for thanksgiving we are driving 11 hours to go to my hometown for the first time in 2 years, and staying home for Christmas. So excited for Christmas this year - it's my favorite time of year, and our oldest is actually old enough to get excited, too. :-)
My husband is coming home from training with the Army after 5.5 months just in time for Thanksgiving; so, we will be enjoying his company!
Thanksgiving and Christmas plans are to stay home and enjoy the holidays.
Celebrating with friends and family all month long... And in our new home!
Staying home this year--no traveling when you're almost 9 months pregnant!
Eating way too many great dinners and playing bingo lol family tradition
Going home to see the family . . . lots of food!
Snuggling with my new baby.
Visiting family to eat and exchange gifts!
For Thanksgiving, we have a big family dinner and play games. I love firstname.lastname@example.org
Going home to England!!!! The first christmas back home in 5 years!! I'm so excited for my toddler and baby to spend their first christmas with the grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins, just like I used to :D
First Christmas with our baby daughter, plan to stay close to home and keep it simple:)Dagmar Bsirentattoo at hotmail.com
Incorporate the spirit of GIVING in our home and to our children when there is so much to be thankful for. (3.5 yrs & 14 mo girls)
Hosting a decorating party with my parents the day after Black Friday...but they don't know this yet! How else am I supposed to decorate the house with a 14-month-old toddling about? :)alexis [dot] mattingly [at] yahoo [dot] com
Spending it at home with my family. Our niece will be out of state with her mother this year, which will be different, but ce'st la vie. My uncle is joining us this year, which will be nice. Thanks! Simone thedewdriesup(at)gmail(dot)com
Visiting my family and celebrating with lots of food and family time.
We are headed to Mississippi to see my husband's family for Thanksgiving! I haven't firmed up the plans for Christmas yet. I know there will be lots of family, food and fun!
Staying home for Thanksgiving and for Christmas. We'll probably keep both pretty low-key.
Family time! Christmas eve is always about 60 people from my side and christmas day with my husbands family. Doesn't get easier!
Celebrating Christmas with my parents, siblings and all the kids! Always fun chaos with 8 adults and 7 kids under the age of 6 under 1 roof for 3 days. :)
We (my husband and kids) go to my mother in laws and enjoy a yummy dinner then open presents on Christmas day.
Thanksgiving at my house so I don't have to travel pregnant, and Christmas will hopefully be low key since I'll be 38 weeks pregnant and praying for an induction the following week.
No plans yet for Thanksgiving which makes me sad, but we'll travel to see my family in December.
Start our own Family traditions! I am looking forward to decorating Thanksgiving weekend. I am doing all edible ornaments for our tree, so they are safe for the little guy! I'm afraid of him eating one of those ornament hooks, so it will be ribbon, cookies, and popcorn balls on our tree!
We always spend the holidays with family. They always seem like such a whirlwind. We go to my parents Christmas Eve, do Christmas morning at our house, my mom's for Christmas dinner, and finally my husband's family the following weekend. We are definitely worn out by the end of the season but we love every second of it
This is our first year that we have the baby.. so we are planning on trying to spend lots of family time. menzies(at)bell(dot)net
Our son is nearly 16 months old so hes at that age where he takes everything in so with all of the holidays we have been doing them just the three of us so we can create our own traditions and memories.