A Denver Home Companion | going on a trip A Denver Home Companion | hot cocoa and car seat rides A Denver Home Companion | shoe shine at the airport A Denver Home Companion | shea mabel A Denver Home Companion | a swedish christmas dinner A Denver Home Companion | waiting for santa on christmas eve A Denver Home Companion | christ is born A Denver Home Companion | christmas morning A Denver Home Companion | lazy days at nona and pops A Denver Home Companion | traditional ham christmas lunch

the previous images are our christmas in a nutshell: packing, advent sweet treats, car rides, shoe shines at the airport (a new tradition), meeting new family members (welcome, shea mabel!), a family swedish meal for christmas eve dinner (swedish meatballs, rice pudding, mashed potatoes, my mom’s most delicious gravy, brussel sprouts, and beets with goat cheese), singing happy birthday to baby jesus in the manger (an old tradition), opening stockings from santa, showing off gifts from nona and pops, lazily lounging around the house before devouring christmas lunch (ham and warm baby kale salad with potato au gratin, roasted beets, gourmet cheese board, and epi baguettes).

it was a great christmas spent with my parents and brother and his family in minneapolis. it always feels quite magical up there. i’ve gotten a lot of inspiration from the way my parents have always celebrated the birth of christ and i look forward to creating our own powerdriver traditions when we stay at our home for christmas next year.

 

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2 Responses to god jul! (belatedly)

  1. Alli says:

    Merry Christmas! Thanks for sharing how you celebrate Christmas. It’s been so wonderful seeing how different bloggers celebrate Christmas xx

  2. Erica says:

    We had a great, but whirlwind of a Christmas with you guys. Can’t wait for our next meeting when things are much more settled. Happy New Year!

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