Tag Archives: Christmas

My First Fox Hunt

It was Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, and we joined in on a centuries-old tradition in England: Fox hunting. Though the fox hunting of yesteryear was outlawed in 2004, people still get dressed up and go through the other … Continue reading

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A Christmas in England

Christmas is already a magical time of year, but that “something special” seems magnified when you’re spending the holidays in another country. In comparing our traditions, I find myself admiring theirs and appreciating ours even more. My husband is Norwegian … Continue reading

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Christmas in … April

It’s been way too serious around here at She’sWrite lately, and though I’m capable of a thoughtful point or two, no one would ever describe me as “serious.” To lighten the mood, I’m digging into my archives of items that … Continue reading

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The Long Flight To Norway: Have Kids. Will Travel.

So we made it. All 10 hours and 3 minutes on a plane. Covering 4,691 miles. Or as they would say here, 7,549 kilometers. We are in Norway. For those who missed it, my husband’s Norwegian. This year we’re spending … Continue reading

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Basking in the Christmas Afterglow

Looks like we made it through another Christmas. Another season of long shopping lines, crazy sweaters and stuffing the stockings and our tummies with holiday cheer. I’m a bit sad to see it end because I gotta say this was … Continue reading

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Doing It Our Way: Making New Christmas Traditions

Logan’s preschool sometimes gives him “homework” assignments, which always means after school work for mum and dad too. This week we had to do a piece on our family’s Christmas traditions and it got me thinking, what *are* our traditions? … Continue reading

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