I am having the most fun I can remember at Christmastime this year. I am fully embracing my Irish side ("um, it's just the good half," ~ Henry, Goodfellas).
We are going all out in celebration of our Irish heritage! We have decorated every room in the house and placed red holly berries on everything, for good luck in the next year. We created a traditional menu of meals to celebrate for several days, decorated the table in our family tartan, and of course, we have Irish Christmas Crackers! Honestly, I might be more excited than the kids!
A family celebration like this takes days to plan and requires a great deal of organization; at least for me, it does! Maybe this checklist will help you. Here is how it comes together for us:
The first week of December:
The second week of December:
The third week of December: