The little light burns.
First one, then two
Then three, then four...
The next, the Christ child at the door
If you have ever seen Courage Mountain, you may remember this poem spoken by Heidi, the main character. As a little girl, this movie was one of the top 5 I would request to rent from Blockbuster on family nights. Each time I think of this qoute, I HAVE to say it with an accent. I tried to find a clip from the movie, but it was to no avail. Please, if you know where to find this clip, enlighten me! I miss it so...
As Christmas is drawing closer, I decided our house needed an Advent calendar. I had bought a small ladder from an antique shop a few weeks ago, with absolutely no clue what I was going to do with it.
I'm not sure when the revelation hit, but this ladder is now our family's advent calendar. I got a package of circular tin containers from Michaels, and I glued ribbon to the back to hang from the rungs. I then used stamps for the numbers.
I haven't filled each tin yet, but I am brewing ideas! I'd like to put a tiny momento in each one, which will spur conversations with my child(ren) in the future about Christmas, traditions, and family.
Do you use Advent calendars?