On this very special day filled with love, family and plenty of good times, the Calluna staff wanted to share favorite holiday traditions. What are your holiday traditions? We’d love to hear.
Until next time!
xx, Calluna Events
My favorite part of Christmas has always been opening my stocking, and I love now wrapping all the goodies for my daughter’s stocking. We try to do a nice walk or hike on Christmas and there was always one present to open on Christmas Eve. We watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Charlie Brown Christmas and making Christmas sugar cookies has always been a tradition, one I got to share with my 3.5 year old this year. And, if there is good snow there is always skiing to be had on Christmas!!
Coming from a large, somewhat untraditional, loud, Jewish family my favorite thing about the holidays is always just spending quality time together. Since I was a wee child we have been fortunate enough to head up to Beaver Creek for the holidays and enjoy a few days on the hill together, nights by the fire, and a lot of delicious food + drink. Some of my favorite memories are skiing all morning and roasting marshmallows all afternoon with my sisters by the fire. Heaven!
I love this time of year with all the spirit and magic of the season, celebrations with family and friends and all of the rich tradition and festivities. One of my favorite family traditions is driving around town to admire all the lights and decorations. We pile in the car on Christmas eve, with dad at the helm, turn on Christmas carols and ooo and awe at the effort, creativity and design of our fellow Boulderites. I love spending that time together as a family while also relaxing and taking the time to admire the beauty of the season! This is a tradition I look forward to continuing on for years to come!
Like Jolene, I come from a large family. Between the four sisters, parents, stepparents, grandparents, step sisters and everyone’s significant other, there’s a lot of us. Schedules are always so busy, so it is really such a blessing to get everyone in the same room, at the same time. On Christmas Eve, we head to a 10pm candlelight service at church, and open one present when we get home. On Christmas, we spend the day relaxing, laughing, watching old family videos and reminiscing about goofy family stories from years ago. We finish our Christmas celebration with a big pot of cheese fondue, sitting criss cross apple sauce around the coffee table with a fire crackling behind us. It’s perfect.