Thursday, December 6, 2012

Happy St. Nicholas Day!

Good morning! Happy St. Nicholas Day! I hope that you woke this morning to find your shoes, or your stocking filled with a few small goodies, from St. Nicholas
I know that not everyone celebrates the feast of St. Nick but it is a tradition in our family to wake to a stocking filled with an orange, nuts, and a few small gifts. 


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Do you celebrate St. Nick? I would love to hear some of your family traditions if you have a few you would like to share leave them in the comments or send me a link. 


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If you are interested in learning more about St. Nicholas and this tradition you can go HERE

Enjoy your day!

6 comments:

  1. Good morning Elizabeth....nope I didn't find anything in my shoes this morning except maybe a little dog hair....lol, it's all good. I like the sound of your tradition but I'm a fraid the husband would mooan at it since he thinks I'm impossible to buy for even the smallest of gifts. I hope you're having a wonderful week!

    XXX
    Debra~

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  2. WOW I haven't even hung one ornament or cleaned this HOUSE! I don't think St. Nick would want to leave anything in my shoes or stocking; they are full of dust bunnies!!!!!!!!

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  3. Same to you and the stocking look great.

    Cynthia

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  4. Sadly, it's been two
    years since my kids
    remembered to leave
    their shoes outside
    their bedroom doors
    for St. Nick, who used
    to leave chocolate coins,
    candy canes, fun X-mas
    socks and little toys.

    He'd probably be scared
    at the men's size 12 he'd
    have to fill, these days : ) !!

    A tradition I loved and one
    I hope they will continue
    when they have their own
    wee ones, someday....

    Happy St. Nick's!

    xo Suzanne

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  5. What a sweet tradition. We love Christmas eve and always have a special dinner that night. And of course a festive breakfast on Christmas morning. Happy St. Nick's!

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  6. Elizabeth when I was a child we celebrated St Nicholas Day. Thank you for reminding me of those wonderful memories!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art*by*Karena

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