Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway Hop, hosted by Stuck in Books!

Let’s talk about holiday traditions. I’m being deliberately inclusive here. I don’t celebrate Christmas, I celebrate Hanukkah instead. You may celebrate both, neither, or something else altogether. My husband and I kind of celebrate December, as in its a great occasion to give each other presents, whether there’s a holiday involved for either of us or not. And we both get a couple of paid holidays from work, which is also a nice thing to celebrate.

While I’ve never had a Christmas tree, for obvious reasons, I have always enjoyed decorating other people’s trees, especially since I’ve never had to clean up the mess. I’ve also had one or more cats continuously for the past “lo these many years” and cats and decorated trees only mix badly, messily, and with broken ornaments and shredded wrapping paper.

What about your holiday traditions, whatever holiday or holidays you celebrate this time of year? Answer in the rafflecopter for your chance at a $10 Amazon Gift Card or a $10 Book from the Book Depository to make your holiday just a bit shinier, whatever it might be.

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81 thoughts on “Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway Hop

  1. It *used* to be going all out decorating the house. But there are no longer any small ones to enjoy it so I’ve slacked off. (Actually, I barely do anything now.)

  2. When I was three I made a Christmas Angel out of toilet roll tubes, tinfoil and tinsel. Her head fell off years ago and sometimes we donโ€™t have a tree but for the last 55 years, Angel has come out of her shoe box and taken pride of place in the living room.

  3. My favorite holiday tradition is baking and decorating gingerbread men and women cookies with my grandsons! They love it!

  4. My mom throws a Christmas Party for all the family friends every year and its my favorite. We do a giant white elephant exchange and its a lot of fun!

  5. Season Greetings!!!
    My favorite traditional thing 2 do is decorate the windows n tree with lights .Then my children n I go out side 2 view n take pics of our Christmas setting. One or more times it would actually snow.It made 4 a lovely view..

  6. My great niece and great nephew leave carrots out for Rudolph and cookies and milk out for Santa, every Christmas Eve ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I love getting together with the entire family at this time of the year, opening presents and catching up on with the news and seeing the new babies!!!!!

  8. My favorite holiday tradition is putting up/decorating the Christmas tree ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  9. My favorite is our Elf brings a box of individually wrapped books for our little one on December 1st…with a note he gets to open one book each night for bedtime story…when the books are gone…its Christmas! We love our bedtime stories…so we really enjoy this!

  10. My family always *launches* chocolate balls around the room from our glasses at Christmas dinner, like playing lacrosse with chocolate!

  11. My family is from italy , so every year we cook a traditional italian meal and watch movies such as: the little drummer boy, a year without santa clause, and santa claus is coming to town.

  12. My favorite holiday tradition is riding around to see the Christmas lights. Thank you for the chance to win and Merry Christmas!

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