Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Christmas Bucket List

Three busy, busy, BUSY weeks to cram all the holiday festiveness fun's going to be a challenge but I accept!  Here is the Adams Family Christmas Bucket List...

1.  Watch all of our favorite Christmas movies: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Home Alone 1& 2, Frosty, The Holiday, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Charlie Brown Christmas, I'll Be Home For Christmas (JTT anyone?:)  Jingle All The Way AND of course enjoy ABC family's Christmas Countdown and all of the Hallmark Channel movies!
2.  Watch the Rockefeller Tree Lighting Special.  Marking this one off as I type and attempt to keep Cam from making our twinkle lights supper!
3.  Turn our home into a Christmas wonderland:)  Almost there!  "Is your house on fire, Clark?" "Are we at the airport?"
4.  Go to Dollywood and the Dixie Stampede...if your in the South-you MUST go to Pigeon Forge during the holidays:)
5.  Host our 4th annal Christmas Mustache Breakfast!
6.  Be SANTA for the first time EVER! 
7.  Send Christmas Cards (This is unhealthily exciting to me...sending and receiving)
8.  Make my great grandpa's famous sugar cookies:)
9.  Go see the Grove Park Inn Christmas Gingerbread Houses!
10.  Christmas Shop...I don't think this will be finished until Dec 23...I am the worlds worst to procrastinate!
11.  Host our 2nd Annual Pizza & Macaroni Home Alone Dinner & Movie!  "A nice cheese pizza just for me."  "God bless this nutritious meal of macoroni cheese and the people who made it."
12.  Do a box for operation christmas child.
13.Read the Christmas Story from the Bible...and I am following this Christmas verse countdown.
14.  Allow myself one mug of WHITE hot's sinful but oh so good.
15.  Holidize Cam's Nursery!  It's in progress:)
16.  Read Cam his first Christmas stories...The Grich, The Night Before Christmas, The Polar Express, Drama Drama Holiday Llama, A Christmas Carol, God Gave Us Christmas
17.  Introduce Cam to "No Name."  His Elf.  I couldn't resist the Elf On the Shelf this year.  "No Name" is in training aka hanging out in Cam's room this year scoping out and planning for the upcoming years, learning Cam,  and awaiting the day when Cam will be able to name him.  I.  Can't.  Wait.
18.  Drive around and look at lights with a to go cup of hot chocolate.
19.  Photo with Santa
20.  Listen to Christmas Music (been doing so since September)
21.  Create a new Christmas chalk every week until Christmas
22.  Have a candle light dinner on December 21st, the longest day of the year!
23.  Wear all the Christmas PJ's we can squeeze into the month of December
24.  Go sledding/ and or ice skating (which I couldn't last year d/t being preggo!)
25. Go Christmas caroling:)
26.  Drink egg nog from our Christmas Vacay moose mugs
27.  Eat some more turkey and dressing:)  "Save the neck for me Clark!"
I hope I didn't leave any out!  What are some of your favorite Christmas traditions or to-do's?