I know, you are thinking it is January and why in the world is Heidi writing about Christmas. It is over Heidi! We have all moved on, made our resolutions and are looking forward to the next holiday. Well, sorry everyone, but you are going to get a little more Christmas out of the Wagoner Family! I think we have a special way of celebrating Christmas in Vietnam and I also feel the need to share it with you.
In Spain the Holiday Season doesn’t end with New Years. In fact, many of the locals were most excited about January 6th, Dia de Los Reyes (Day of the Kings). It seems this is the Grand Finale to the Christmas season, or the end of the 12 Days of Christmas. The night of the 5th, children leave out their shoes. When they awake the morning of the 6th, they find presents from the Three Kings. Continue reading
Growing up in a family with 6 kids, I loved our Holiday Traditions. It was time for the family to be together play games and eat good food. We would set the table with the best dishes in the house and wait hours to have our holiday meal. Continue reading
While living in Spain, we want to be sure we can see as much of Europe as we can. We usually take advantage of school holidays to take a trip. This holiday was time to meet up with Grandma and spend our Christmas in Paris. We had a full week to enjoy the city and fall in love with it all over again (Alan and I) or for the first time.