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Advent December 1, 2009

Posted by hollyspinner in Uncategorized.
1. a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.
2. (usually initial capital letter) the coming of Christ into the world.
3. (initial capital letter) the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas, observed in commemoration of the coming of Christ into the world.

Five Fabulous Things About Advent:

1. Advent calendars – especially ones with chocolate.One candle lit

2. Family Time

3. Taking time to focus on the reason for the season

4. Expectation

5. Advent Wreaths  in all their manifestations


Advent calendar shaped like a wreath

Advent Calendar

Fabric Advent Cones


Print, Color, Cut, Glue, Tape, Hang an advent calander

Pinata Advent Calendar

Recycled Christmas Card Calendar


Do spend time with the family, especially the kiddos, gathered around the advent wreath.

Do take a moment each day for yourself even just to eat a bit of chocolate out of the advent calendar.

Do those things that are meaningful, not just expected.


Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies


Photos by Per Ola Wiberg, Benefit of Hindsight,



1. Dawn - December 1, 2009

Holly I love this!! Very informative and I need to do one of those wreath calendars!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

2. Cije - December 2, 2009


I love that youa re doing this!!!!

I Love Straight No CHaser. Thank you so much for introducing them! They are awesome!


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