Saturday, December 13, 2014

Silly Celebration, take seven

So, I have this tradition of honoring crazy dates with lists.  Did you notice today's date?  It's 12/13/14.  This date won't come again for 100 years.  

A List of Twelve, Thirteen, and Fourteen

Twelve Non-Standard Christmas songs to love

Thirteen Christmas books that are my personal favorites

Fourteen ways to enjoy the mad rush of Christmas
  • watch Elf as a family and string real popcorn garlands
  • find a way to volunteer and serve
  • load up the family to drive around and look at Christmas lights; bonus points if you take hot chocolate along with you
  • be generous; with time, money, and good cheer
  • sing along to the Christmas music playing in the malls and grocery stores
  • Read How the Grinch Stole Christmas aloud to children
  • Watch It's A Wonderful Life
  • tie a wreath (or a red nose) to the front of your car
  • clean up as you go
  • spend more time with your family than shopping for them
  • read something light, just for you, just for fun
  • make Christmas Crack; eat it without guilt
  • attend a Christmas Eve candlelight service
  • go outside at midnight on Christmas Eve and sing Silent Night as you stargaze and count your blessings

Happy 12-13-14!


Felicia Price said...

Such a fun post! I didn't realize it was 12-13-14 today!

Jeanne said...

I love this list
Merry Christmas to you and yours
I hope your husbands knee is healing well
Love Jeanne

Anonymous said...

Fun list! I have been thinking of you and hoping Jeffrey is making a good recovery.
Here in the UK it was 13-12-14...

Joanna Jenkins said...

My favorite...

"be generous; with time, money, and good cheer"

Happy holidays,
xo jj

Marilyn said...

I love your lists and will be back to visit all the links. Thanks!!!

GraceGal said...

I love the post! Especially read something for fun. I really need to do that. I feel like something is missing when I go too long without doing this.

alexa said...

Gosh, lots of interesting things to follow up in this post! Our calendar is different over here :). Hoping that Jeffery's knee is getting better ...

Jennifer Richardson said...

i love your creative sparkle
and the sweet ideas
and, oh my, Robert Downey Jr's
version of River is fantastic!
Thanks for sharing all this goodness,

christina said...

Hi beautiful friend!
These are great lists, I wonder do you ever write your lists in journals. or keep them anywhere besides your sweet blog? I just am imagining how pretty they look in your handwriting.

Willow said...

This was such a fun post !
Happy Holidays !

S. Etole said...

Always fun to see your ideas here. Hope your New Year is wonder filled.

amelia said...

I completely missed 12-13-14 . . . like I missed half the year it seems. Too busy!

Hope all is well with you, my friend. Hope you're s till soaking in the goodness on this 5th day of Christmas!

Elizabeth Halt said...

I LOVE Mary Did You know! I listened to it so so so often. Their voices. Just. Wow.

Ms. K @ Write On Thyme said...

Just checking in, Relyn! Hoping things are well and wondering where you've been in this new year! Please let us know.

Marilyn said...

Hi Relyn,

Oh my, I haven't been visiting blogs much lately because of recuperating from surgery, but finally visiting today. Miss seeing you here.

HKatz said...

Also checking in with you - I hope all is well, and am wishing you and your family warmth, love, success and strength in the coming year.

Gigi Thibodeau said...

Hi, sweet friend. Thanks so much for dropping by my blog this week. I've been missing you, too. I hope 2015 has started off well for you. Sending a big hug. xo

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