The Photo Gallery: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Every year Santa gives both of my children a decoration to add to the Christmas tree in their stockings.
It has become a bit of a tradition. We’ve had fairies, bells, mushrooms and woodland creatures. Figures made out of tin, some fashioned from wool and some sparkly, bling.
He thinks long and hard about what decoration to buy them that year; what will make them smile and put a twinkle in their eye as they hang it on a branch on the family tree?
And as they get older, it gets even harder to choose. 10 going on 15. Too cool for school, but not too cool to still believe.
What it does mean is that our Christmas tree now tells a story of past holidays; remember the year when you got the bell with your name on it? That was the year we first went to see Polar Express in 3D and granddad got a headache from the 3D glasses. Remember the year you got the wool cat and you got all upset because you thought Santa had forgotten you but it was right down in the toe of your stocking all along?

Do you have Christmas traditions? I bet you have some and you don’t even realise they are ‘traditions’!

This post is for for week 125 of The Gallery: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.
If you’re new and want to know what The Gallery is, go and read here, and then come right back and join in!
You can also pick up The Gallery code if you want too.
And you could also subscribe to make sure you never miss a theme, which is posted every Friday.

Now go forth and show some big blog love. Visit other bloggers, comment on their post if you feel moved to do so, and be inspired.
This virtual gallery of photographs is about enjoying each other’s work, so go make someone’s day. You will get out of this whatever you put in.

The link stays open until Tuesday so you have plenty of time to join in.
And absolutely ANYONE can join in.

NOTE: The Gallery is going to be taking a rest over Christmas, so it won’t be back until January. So make the most of it while you still have the energy/the willpower/aren’t too drunk.

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