Lydia helped decorate a double batch of gingerbread St. Nick cookies.
If you live at home, you still get a wooden shoe filled on St. Nicholas Eve.
The Good Bishop himself made a vigil visit to the our grandchildren and friends at Cottonwood.
The Feast Day landed on the second Sunday of Advent, so we had the usual gathering of the clans to celebrate
Like her siblings, Idalena had her first home bath in my kitchen sink. (The chrism oil smells so good, one waits till the holy aroma is gone to bathe the newly baptized.)