Christmas Countdown

Each year, we begin the official countdown to Christmas by presenting the girls with a chocolate advent calendar.

According to Wikipedia,

Advent (from the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming”) is a season of the Christian church, the period of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus; in other words, the period immediately before Christmas.

Now I don’t see chocolate mentioned anywhere, so maybe that’s just our own tradition.  🙂

Cheers,
Braddog

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