We are now entering my favourite three weeks of the year - I think I enjoy the run up to Christmas as much as (more than?) the day itself. We have daft numbers of things to get done, concerts and plays coming out of our ears, but in the middle of it all one of our most important traditions is an activity advent calendar. These abound in blogland, and in the past I have used a rather ugly fabric calendar to contain the ideas - but this year I braved papercraft - it turns out even I can stick festive stickers onto little white envelopes and dangle them from the banisters.
So given that the time may be approaching when my elder girl is no longer excited by this kind of thing, I was thinking I might have a go at saving our fun and games for posterity and posting a little picture every day of what we've been up to. There may be very few words, there may be lots. It depends. I may fail completely and delete all evidence of previous posting, ahahahaha!
None of the activities is terribly original, and I don't claim that any were entirely my idea. This was today's: