Posts Tagged“christmas”

Christmas is my favorite holiday, despite the fact that Max, as an 11-year-old, is just about done with all the magic and fun and just wants his presents. Here are a few interesting facts about me this time of year. 1. My Tree Has a Lot of Seafood on it Because I lived in the South much of my life, I’ve picked up (or been given by my mother) a lot of ornaments, and for whatever reason, Southerners love turning seafood remnants into ornaments. That means I have crawfish, oyster shells, and other sundry items decorating my tree. Except my…

I’m a huge fan of Christmas (my husband? not so much). It’s all about traditions, and my family instilled a few in me that I’ve passed on to our son. Ever since I can remember, whenever we’d travel, we would pick up an ornament that would remind us of our travels. Starfish Santas from the beach. Cajun treats from Louisiana. When I left for college, my mother gingerly packed up the ornaments that were “mine” (including my first pick: a ceramic Wonder Woman I chose at age 3. Still my best decision ever) and I started my own tree-dition.