25 days of (nerdy) Christmas!

“O Nerdy Night!” Day 13: Holiday Movies Every Christmas my family and I go to the movies. It’s a tradition and we always look forward to the holiday releases. This year the options are:   The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugĀ (The most likely choice as it is the nerdiest!)     Saving Mr. Banks (SecondContinue reading “25 days of (nerdy) Christmas!”

25 days of (nerdy) Christmas!

“Dork the halls with boughs of holly.” Days 8 & 9: Vintage Decorations There’s nothing like pulling out that old box of Christmas decorations and discovering lost treasures. I don’t mind telling you that my box of Christmas things has been in that same box for the whole 7 years I’ve lived here. Not onceContinue reading “25 days of (nerdy) Christmas!”

LOTR Christmas Recap

On Christmas Eve 2012, my family and I gathered for our unique Christmas tradition. In the past there was Harry Potter Christmas, Narnia Christmas, Star Wars Christmas and now Lord of the Rings Christmas. The younger generation is not the only one to get into the spirit of Middle Earth. From me to my motherContinue reading “LOTR Christmas Recap”

Pics

Here are the pics from Star Wars Christmas. Last time I posted, my computer was not being my friend. But we made up and now it likes me again. So without further ado I present… STAR WARS CHRISTMAS!!!     Thanks to Uncle Lint for the photos and all the digital work!! These take timeContinue reading “Pics”

A Full Accounting of Eastbank Family Christmas: Star Wars Edition

As previously mentioned, in my family, we celebrate with a bit more pizazz than your average Joe. We vote the previous year on what our theme will be. This year was Star Wars. The ultimate theme. All of us have a pretty even love of it. (Except my Grandma, but even she got in theContinue reading “A Full Accounting of Eastbank Family Christmas: Star Wars Edition”

Twachtman Family Christmas

Christmas is swiftly approaching. For many this means decking the halls, trimming the tree, shopping for gifts, planning the holiday meals, booking travel, etc. This is all true for my family as well. But most importantly for us is preparing our Christmas costumes. Past family Christmas themes have included Harry Potter and The Chronicles ofContinue reading “Twachtman Family Christmas”