Ah, yes. Christmas Eve. My very favorite day of the whole year!
The tree is lit, the carols are set to play, the fireplace to crackle. We even got a little skiff of snow during the night, just to set the mood. For me, this is a magical day, full of happy memories. Mom and Dad always made sure we had the BEST Christmases, their very limited budget notwithstanding. Our handmade stockings bulged with goodies to delight the heart, and there was always an orange in the toe. Mom and I would go to church on Christmas Eve, and when… Read More »