Monday, December 6, 2010

St. Nick's Day

On December 6, we celebrate St. Nick's Day. This is a tradition I grew up with.  I remember my mom having us put our shoes by the door before bed and then waking up the next morning and seeing a small present or two inside.


This year, I had to modify it a little because mornings are rushed, and Connor leaves with Keith before the twins are up.  So yesterday at the twins' nap time, I had the kids put their boots outside, then Connor went downstairs to watch his new favorite movie, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

When the twins woke up, I told Connor to look outside the door.


 



They each got a Christmas book and a shirt.


Please ignore the chaos behind Colin.  That's how it looks on the weekends in my house. 

You get used to it.

Sort of.
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