Your Charmed Life

Your Charmed Life

Tuesday’s Top 10: Christmas-y Things to Do

amysimmer.jpg1. Watch seasonal movies. My favorites are Miracle on 34th Street (original version) and Elf

2. Make fudge — vegan, of course
3. Do an Advent calendar
4. Decorate! Yeah! Then have a party
5. Go look at all the store windows
6. Envision snow 
7. Shop carefully for what people really want at stores that have the holiday spirit
8. Do as many helpful things as possible — share, volunteer, end-of-year donations
9. See a seasonal production of “The Nutcracker” or “A Christmas Carol” or “Gift of the Magi”
10. Watch for Christmas to be born in your heart
What are your favorite Christmas-y things to do? Let’s trade.
Victoria Moran is a motivational speaker, the author of ten books, and a certified life coach and holistic health counselor. If you are interested in coaching and would like a free sample session, email and put “sample session” in the subject line.
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posted December 1, 2009 at 9:45 am

1) lighting the Advent wreath during dinner every night
2) making traditional Polish Christmas cookies
3) lighting candles in every window at night
4) Baltimore’s own “Miracle on 34th Street”:
5) Zoolights in Washington, D.C.
6) Going to the lighting of the (original!) Washington Monument in Baltimore
7) As a Catholic, sustaining my faith during Advent by reading an Advent devotional, going to the sacraments, preparing spiritually
8) Indulging in a big, traditional southern Christmas feast!
Merry Christmas, Victoria!

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posted December 1, 2009 at 3:15 pm

Our family adopts a family in need (instead of exchanging gifts), goes out to eat ;), purchases the gifts and holiday dinner, wraps the gifts, deliver the gifts and food and “experiences” how truly blessed our family is.

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Shelley Reid Salmons

posted December 1, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Always have to watch “It’s a Wonderful Life!”

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posted December 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm

Bring dog/cat toys, treats, towels, and blankets to your nearest animal shelter.

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posted December 1, 2009 at 7:53 pm

Wake up early in AM after a snowfall and enjoy the silence
Vegan ginger molasses cookies
Sing carols
Good list!

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Victoria Moran

posted December 2, 2009 at 4:03 pm

I love everybody’s holiday traditions!

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posted December 13, 2009 at 2:43 pm

Victoria I love this list!!! Do you have a recipe for Vegan Fudge?

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