I used the calendar pages that Ali Edwards offers and followed her general framework. I used her calendar pages on the right and a foundation page on the left. I stitched around the foundation pages to mimic the frame of the calendar pages. I used mostly Echo Park throughout the album to give the Daily a cohesive look.
Over the years, we collected crystal Orrefors ornaments for our tree and I highlighted them in this entry, a filler day.
One of our city's favorite family-friendly traditions is going to see the Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra, mechanical bears that sing and play holiday songs in the lobby of a building uptown.
Mom has been using the same recipe to make these sugar cookies since 1966. It's not Christmas without these cookies. LOVE them!
Scenes from the candleight Christmas Eve service and journaling about the tradition.
Christmas morning. I especially wanted to include photos of my parents here because they are so special to Cory and I love to observe his relationship with them.
I very nearly wrote “The End” at the bottom of the last page. I'm going to tuck my album away with my Christmas decorations. It will be fun to pull it out next year and have a look.