Today is Christmas Day. We celebrate Christmas here on the 24th. In Tom's family the day goes as follows:
9am- everyone gathers at Tom's parents & we eat breakfast together.
10/11am - We all put on our warm coats & hat & gloves & scarves & boots...pile into the cars & go to a Christmas tree farm to pick & fell a Christmas tree. This always takes a while as there is dicussions over what size, which has the best base, top, branches etc. But finally a choice is made & the men go about cutting it down while us women stand & watch & laugh & take pictures.
12/1pm - Lunch
2-5pm - Sleep, play games, Tom's dad decorates tree & places presents under
5-7pm - Prepare for dinner...take a shower, put on your finest clothes.
7-9pm - Christmas dinner of turkey, potatoes, red cabbage, caramel potatoes, beetroot, & veges. Then wash up.
9-12 - Walk around the tree singing carols, open presents, eat Christmas goodies.
Sometime between 12 & 3 - go to bed