Little girls in new matching button down Tinker Bell pajamas.
The smell of fresh Play Doh.
Chocolate peppermint bark candy.
A quaint country church that looks like something from The Waltons.
A Christmas Eve answering machine message from Santa.
A Christmas afternoon walk and saying hello to all of our dog neighbors.
The sweet voice of a 2-year-old saying, “Merry Christmas Mommy. I wuv you.”
Listening to the Raffi Christmas cassette tape that belonged to my niece and nephew (now in college and high school.)
Laughing with family.
Babies wearing footed Christmas rompers.
New soy candles.
A visit from Panty Claus. (Mama needed some new underdrawers.)
Homemade oatmeal raisin cookies from neighbors.
A room illuminated only by Christmas tree lights.
The sound of crunching candy canes.
Miss C hearing Santa flying over our house Christmas Eve night, even if it was just the central heat turning on.
Reading my childhood copy of Twas the Night Before Christmas to the girls.
Being off from work for most of this week.
Miss C telling me at bedtime, “This was the best Christmas ever!”
Getting to sleep in past 7 the day after Christmas because my children have a Santa hangover.
What are some of your favorite things from this Christmas?