One of my fondest memories from Christmases past is setting up a Lemax Christmas village with my Grandma. She had a skating rink, little shops, a church and carollers. I remember the magic I felt setting it up and sitting in the dark while she clicked on the lights. We’d share hot chocolate and discuss what all the little people were up to that holiday season. It’s one of the strongest memories I have of her and even to this day these memories fill me with joy. My eyes filled with happy tears as I wrote this. I miss her.
Two years after her passing I decided to start this holiday tradition with my family. The first year we picked out a few houses, set them up with the kids and shared holiday treats that evening. The kids loved it and so did I. Fast forward a few years, and we are still carrying on this tradition. Now that the kids are older they love to be involved with the pieces we add each year. Picking something new and reminiscing about previous year’s favourites is totally part of the fun. I can’t wait to show you our set up for this year.Continue reading