27 Dec '16, 9pm

Christmas Treasures - a guest post by @Sarah_Connatser

If I’m honest, I’m a little sad to say we haven’t established many Christmas traditions. We’ve been married for five Christmases now, and each year has brought about transitions and change, trials and joy, and just all sorts of life happenings. Even though we haven’t set many traditions yet, there is one thing we’ve done every year. And I just love it. Every December we’ve gone to the home improvement store and picked out a Christmas tree, and we always ask the associate to give us the bottom piece he cuts off. Then we take that little piece home and make an ornament out of it. Now we have five little pieces of every Christmas that are hanging on our tree. They aren’t the prettiest and no one else would want them, but for us they are treasures. As we put them on the tree this year, I sat and thought about this little, building tradition and it was like a little, sweet serm...

Full article: http://crystalstine.me/christmas-treasures/

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