Guess what. Christmas will be here before we know it. Hooray!
Years ago, I was searching for the perfect Christmas Advent Calendar. I collect nativities, so a nativity advent is what I had in mind. But I couldn't find one anywhere! Oh, I looked and looked and looked, with no luck. So I decided to make my own. I cut and stitched and covered myself in teeny felt scraps for days. And in the end, I had this:
It is one of my favorite things, and turned out exactly as I had pictured it in my head. Every morning in December, my kids race to put up another little guy, culminating in the placing of baby Jesus in the manger on Christmas morning. It is so fun!