Christmas Season

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by katharinad, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    Last edited: Dec 26, 2010
  2. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2010
    Waterford, Michigan
    They full of wonderful smells like gingerbread, glazed candied apples, roasted apples, roasted cinnamon nuts, mulled wine, and warm apple cider. A mix of smells you will never forget once you have encountered it. It is heavenly.

    Oh my, I do miss the Christmas markets. I have a few very special ornaments from Nuremburg (sp?)
    The smells, the sounds, the people.
    It was wonderful, like a dream.
  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    Sounds awesome, I wish it was like that here, way to commercial! I hate that Christmas is jammed down our throats before Halloween is over!
  4. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    I enjoyed reading about that. Thank you for taking the time to write it down!
    I think I have always wanted-deep down in my heart- a day for eating nothing but jelly doughnuts.
  5. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for posting this. Its nice to hear how other people from all walks of life do things defferently round the world. I bought a book years ago how people celebrated christmas from round the world, also Saint days, Halloween, or devils day i think some places call it, and if I remember rightly how the Mexicans go to the graves of their loved ones to celebrate Halloween...someone correct me if Im wrong there please.
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Do you guys do the christmas pickle thing too? (the ornament on the tree that you have to take turns trying to find)
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    That was a really great story, We need to remember to make Christmas special for our families and not get caught up in the commercialism.
  8. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2010
    Wow, I would love to visit Germany at Christmas time. [​IMG] My family has a lot of German roots, in fact their last name is Wilhite. I have always wanted to explore my roots more, and Germany has always interested me.

    Thanks for sharing, you've made me want to visit that much more!
  9. sianara

    sianara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Central MA
    Thanks for sharing your Germany Christmas memories Katharina. Your story brought back my favorite childhood memories of Christmas in Germany as well.
  10. verity

    verity Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    Your memories of Christmas in Germany are wonderful --- thank you for sharing!

    Our daughter, Liza, and her family lived in Germany twice -- the absolutely loved it -- her husband is Special Forces helicopter pilot and was often deployed while they were stationed in Germany --
    Liza has always refused to live on an Army base -- in Germany she chose to live in a tiny village -- made lots of friends there -- they still keep in touch --

    She loved the German Christmas but Easter was her favorite -- :)

    When I visited there she and I walked to the corner bakery to buy such fabulous pastries for breakfast -- good times!

    Your memories of Christmas in Germany made me stop to remember my Christmases as a child in Georgia -- a 'deep South' Christmas was also special --

    I hope Christmas 2010 will be a wonderful one for all of the BYC members!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by