Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2011: 8th December – Christmas Cookies or Biscuits

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did your family or ancestors make Christmas biscuits (cookies)? How did you help? Did you have a favourite biscuit? I think that the Christmas biscuit treat that … More Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2011: 8th December – Christmas Cookies or Biscuits

Advent Calendar of Memories 2011: 7th December – Holiday parties

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did your family throw a holiday party each year? Do you remember attending any holiday parties? My family have never been party people so no, we didn’t … More Advent Calendar of Memories 2011: 7th December – Holiday parties

Advent calendar of Christmas Memories: 6th December –Santa Claus

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did you ever send a letter to Santa? Did you ever visit Santa and “make a list”? Do you still believe in Santa Claus? I guess at … More Advent calendar of Christmas Memories: 6th December –Santa Claus

Advent calendar of memories 2011: 5th December – Outdoor decorations

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did people in your neighbourhood decorate with lights? Did some people really go “all out” when decorating? Any stories involving your ancestors and decorations? I don’t recall … More Advent calendar of memories 2011: 5th December – Outdoor decorations

Advent calendar of Christmas memories 2011: 4th December: Christmas Cards

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did your family send cards? Did your family display the ones they received? Do you still send Christmas cards? Do you have any cards from your ancestors? … More Advent calendar of Christmas memories 2011: 4th December: Christmas Cards

Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2011: 3rd December – Christmas tree ornaments

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did your family have heirloom or cherished ornaments? Did you ever string popcorn or cranberries? Did your family or ancestors make Christmas ornaments? We did have some … More Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2011: 3rd December – Christmas tree ornaments

Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2011: 1st December: The Christmas Tree

Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers is encouraging us to celebrate the 2011 Christmas season with a series of posts called the Advent Calendar of Memories. This is today’s entry. Did you have a real tree or was it artificial? How big was the tree? Who decorated the tree? What types of Christmas trees did your ancestors … More Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories 2011: 1st December: The Christmas Tree