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Family Traditions!!!!

If it is one thing I look forward to around this time is the Carreira's Christmas Tree Family Tradition! Founded by ME :) my sisters and my mom started visiting (or going house to house) homes to help decorate the Christmas Tree as well as decorate the home.

When my son was not even a year old was when this tradition began... in my home in Port of Spain. Now 8 years later it has become a Family get together, food and drinks sharing .... and putting up the decorations. I LOVE it.

Coming from a home with many siblings (3 brother and 3 sister ... most married with children) it is great when most gather and the house is filled with everyone. Lets just say it is a lot of laughs, bickering, laughs ... silent moments when our mouths are filled with food ... and then delegation on the work area.

Did I mention I LOVE it.

So here are some pics of the end result. My home is now filled with Christmas ... and I have to start wrapping present. :)





This picture shows my mom, and my 2 sisters decorating the tree :)

Next weekend we are off to another house...

Comments

  1. Santa and Mrs. Claus are too cute!

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  2. I love the Santa and Mrs Claus! I wonder if I find something like those here in the UK!
    I love Christmas and you have just given me an idea for a blog post! We have put up all our decorations and we are like big kids - The adults being 27 and 31 lol!

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  3. Hey, thanks for the sweet comment on your blog & for following. Already a firm follower of yours ;)

    - Erin xo

    365mu.blogspot.co.uk - One girl's attempt at creating 365 different make-up looks in as many days

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  4. The Claus couple is just so sweet :)

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  5. What a great tradition! It's go wonderful to get together with family for the holidays. Following you back from http://sarahsaturdiy.blogspot.com/

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  6. What a very wonderful family tradition. And how fortunate you are that you are all so close :) Thanks for the lovely comment on Sugarbird and I am returning the love <3

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  7. what a wonderful tradition and way to begin the holiday season--there is always love in the air when decorating the tree!

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  8. That is such a fun way to do it and it's nice your family is nearby so that you can!

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  9. Ohhh beautiful! I wish I had more family around to do this with. We haven't started decorating yet - but you have me excited!

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  10. That sounds like a great family tradition! Happy Holidays to you and yours!

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  11. That is a great tradition to have because it brings the decorating fun family time out more than once during the season. Love it!

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  12. That is such a cool tradition! I absolutely love it!

    We just decorated our tree last night. I need to get photos up!

    Love,
    Emily
    http://faithmusicandbedtimestories.blogspot.com

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  13. Traditions with family are the icing on the cake for Christmas. I love every bit of it. Thanks for visiting and following my blog. I'm following you back. :)

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  14. I love this tradition! And your decorations look lovely. I really need to step up and decorate our house sometime this week. Thanks for checking out my blog today. Following you now.

    Lacey @ lagjeg2003.blogspot.com

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  15. I love your tradition! It sounds like it would be tons of fun. I love all your decorations, especially Santa and Mrs. Claus!

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  16. Cute candle centerpiece! Thanks for stopping by from the hop! Come back any time!

    Following!

    Melanie@ keepitsimpleandfun.blogspot.com

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  17. Love your family tradition!!! New follower.

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  18. Oh what a fun tradition! I love being with my family and extended family. I don't get to see my siblings all that often, so it's fun when we're together.

    Tonight we are supposed to decorate our Christmas tree soon as my family comes home. I am looking forward to it! Just need to break out the Christmas music and the egg nog!

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  19. I love this idea! Following you back!

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  20. What a great tradition! I love all of your christmas decorations! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the sweet comment. Following along here now!

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  21. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm now your newest follower :)

    Lauren from "The How to Blog"
    laurenelizabethrogers.blogspot.com

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  22. What a fun family tradition! This has got to be lots of fun. =D Thanks for visiting my WW post. Now following you via GFC! Have a lovely Christmas season!

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  23. Wonderful traditions! Thanks for visiting my blog by the way.

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  24. Sounds like a wonderful traditions. I love the tree and the decorations. Wonderful post, have a great weekend!

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  25. Hello,
    I am following you back. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I love to get all my christmas stuff out and make over my front room. I also think that traditions are a wonderful way to keep family together. Happy Holidays.

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  26. A lovely family tradition and decorations. Once day once our little guy gets older to help I want to adopt more of these types of traditions into our holiday. Thank you for linking up to the Empowered Living Hop. Hope to see you back again.

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