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I Want To Know Your Christmas Memories

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    Cookies

    Christmas cookies are a big tradition in lots of families.   When I was growing up,  we would have cookie decorating contests on Christmas Eve.  My Mom and Grandma (I miss her so much)  would bake dozens of delicious cut-out sugar cookies.  Then...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    My Sons Favorite Christmas

    Someone asked a question the other day about which was better, the giving or the receiving of gifts and it made me think of this story. I once asked my eldest son (37 now with sons of his own) what his favorite Christmas was. I was surprised by his answer. He picked a year when...
    prism9 prism9 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    I Had To Make Them

    I decided once I was a teenager that I was not going to complain about what I didn't have as a kid. I was going to start my own tradition and make it a sweet and loving season. Just like my birthday month, I would thank and hang around people that have made my year...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Burglars?

    I remember about 5 years ago on Chrismas morning, as the excited none year old does, I woke up at 4:30 and since me and my sister shared the room for the night, I told her I was thirsty so we marched downstairs and she was making me a cup of tea, we made load noises and dropped...
    Trysomthingnew Trysomthingnew 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    When I Was About Five

    My sister and brother and I was got one toy for christmas, I got one baby doll, my sister also got one baby doll and my brother got a gun, I remember we was so happy, it one of the best christmas I had when I was a child, one toy was all we needed. Now things are so different.
    Gold40 Gold40 46-50, F Apr 14, 2013

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    Parental Guidance Suggested

    Traditionally, my cousins and I would bring a toy to my grandmother's Christmas dinner. Whatever "big" toy we got. Bikes, dolls, RC cars, whatever. There were six cousins who were within a couple of years of each other, one of whom lived next door to my grandparents...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    .

    Christmas was always a big thing for us. When I was about five, our parents started putting the tree up in mine and my sister's room. We'd keep the lights on for hours or until my parents went to bed. When we first moved into our house, I was only three and my parents...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Most Are Very Bad

    as a child i hated it and all holidays as others came oer for the day and only had one meaning to me from 12 to 19 i love them as i was married and had a family that loved me and a wife beside me
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Mar 5, 2012

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    D Good Ol' Days

     When I was little, every Christmas Eve, my cousins and I would go caroling at night and we got money for it.  At school before Christmas break, we would have a Christmas party and we would exchange gifts.  Back at home, we would either have the Christmas party...
    reset reset 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    A Lovely Christmas Memory

    I thought I would share with you a Christmas memory that is special to me. Years ago, I became friends with a woman who worked at the high school that I attended.  She was a wonderful person.  She always had a positive attitude.  She was very warm and caring...
    luvmc11 luvmc11 46-50, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Tradition

    I have many wonderful memories of Christmas and think that some of my favorites are the traditions. The silver sixpence in the Christmas pudding, the tortiere and turkey! I remember one Christmas when I was very young ( along time ago as we still lived in a house with an...
    SuzieA SuzieA 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    Christmas Memory

    It was Christmas. I loved Christmas. It was exciting that bright early morning, waking up with so much energy, yelling things for everybody to hear, telling my brothers to wake up, and running down the stairs to the tree and opening presents. My four month-old little Pomeranian...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Nov 18, 2011

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    Entertinment For Sure

                                                   Oh...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    And The Moral Of The Story Is...

    Mr Glow and I set up the boys' presents on Christmas Eve. We always put each child's presents and stockings on opposite ends of the living room. And put our own presents in piles at the other corners. There are wrapped presents and unwrapped presents. Among my oldest son's...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 16 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    I Have Many Good Christmas Memories..

    This is one of my earilest memories,Christmas eve, I was in bed trying to get to sleep.My grandfather and grandmother were getting things together for Christmas.. I was steadly asking for water,EtC.  I was on my way back from the kitchen, when I met Santa in the hallway.He...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2009

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    King

    growing up my Maternal grandparents had a dog named King. The name fit him well he was the king of the family and he was also my protector.  Christmas eve was always spent at my grandparents and there was always a ton of gifts for us five grandkids, and the adults but the most...
    thenewestdaughter thenewestdaughter 36-40, F Dec 20, 2012

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    Trees

    Every year at the end of October, it started. We'd be in Walmart, shopping for whatever people shop for. And she'd tell me, "Oh look!! They have their Christmas trees up!" We'd go over to that section, browse the cheap ornaments. When I was about ten, she bought a 3...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    The Transformation Of Stepdad

    I always had nice and happy memories for christmas.  I always had good food to eat and lots of gifts.  I always had lots of family around.  Especially my favorite cousins who made my days brighter. The one thing that stands out the most about Christmas is how my...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Really Do Not Have A Lot Before 1960

    1960 is really the first christmases I still think about, and it was sort of scare to spend it with my best friend and his/her family and grandparents. We had only known each other sense the stat of 8 th grade.
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 24, 2012

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    Humbug

    im glad you all have good memories but some people still have nightmares of christmas past i wont go there and bring you down
    mikepowell mikepowell 51-55 Apr 4, 2012

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    Humbug

    im glad you all have good memories but some people still have nightmares of christmas past i wont go there and bring you down
    mikepowell mikepowell 51-55 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I was moving on and I was slowly forgetting you and forgetting all those memories that we've build. But then our paths cross one day. Why did it happen? I really don't want to see...
    hellsAngel025 hellsAngel025 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I hope u enjoy my story, and if u reply I show u part 2!!! Saturday 1:00 afternoon Bew! Bew! “Yah, take that sucker!” I screamed at the screen while...
    justwantagirlfriend justwantagirlfriend 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    sometimes it's the very people who no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine -The Imitation Game
    AmyPond11th AmyPond11th 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    1)Frequency 2)Armageddon 3)Field of dreams 4)Lone star state of mind 5)8mm 6)The wrestler 7)Clerks 2 8)Tommy boy 9)Joe Dirt 10)Clue 11)Stay Alive 12)Disturbing Behavior 13...
    jameswertman12 jameswertman12 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Well I am doing this because it's important to know yourself and find 100 great things to say about you. Ok I will do this in 4 parts...So I will be back tomorrow if I have time...
    888ob 888ob 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I know your desires and I know about your needs.If others new all I do about you they would adore you as well as I do now.You're on this site a dark shining light.Beautiful inside...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    If you know your value You won't sell yourself short!
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I started using this app called flyy that's all about talking about dating has anyone else used it?
    vivanatasha vivanatasha 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My husband and I are August 13th so not that long to go until our first anniversary!
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I love Dr Seuss Winnie the Pooh
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    You know your ugly when you see women buying super push up bras in Victoria secret and your just like WTF.
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You will know your ugly when your beautiful skinny bestfriend takes 3 hours to get ready to go to the flea market and you get ready in 10 min.
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You will know your ugly when you stop trying to be pretty.
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    You know your ugly when you walk into a store with your skinny beautiful friend and the employees only talk to her. And then you tell her how the employees talked to her and not me...
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You know your ugly when your parents tell you should do your hair & makeup so you could look better and boys will look at you. You know what mom & boys no one is going to look at...
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm working for years on a book called Conscious Living, but it's taking me so long because I have collected so many pieces of texts I have written myself, basically things I have...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So I had my friend (girl) in the shower with me on campus, in my dorm. I got to bite her neck and kiss her. I got to play with her sexy breasts and she played rough with mine. But...
    PandemicFox PandemicFox 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think life is about what makes you happy to live a life that you want to live and isn't about what makes you unhappy to live a life that you don't want to live? So...
    HappyOrUnhappy HappyOrUnhappy 13-15, M a week ago

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    I am in love with Tangled...❤️❤️❤️😍😍
    TheCosmos1 TheCosmos1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    1. Find out what happened to my cousin Stephen who disappeared last year presumed dead 2. Be able to pay off my debts go back to school and have enough to live off of 3. For my...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have to stop trying to connect with other people so hard instead of leaving myself laying there feeling sorry for myself and start connecting with my self and of course with my...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    My favorite books are ALL books from Khalil Gibran (The broken wings, A tear and a smile etc.), The last love of Monsieur Armand from Francoise Dorner (Mr. Morgan´s last love) and...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F Jul 24

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