i can’t take credit for this idea. i saw it last year and knew that it was a tradition that i wanted to begin with my own family. so over the course of the last year i collected 24 christmas books. each night the kids (well, my toddler) gets to unwrap one and we read it by the lights of the tree.
this night sissy was cranky and went to bed early. too bad as it was a book i had originally intended for her. H wasn’t really into eloise.