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Readers Respond: Holiday Traditions For the Whole Family


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We asked our readers to share their favorite holiday traditions and what their plans are for this season. Here are featured answers to start your December with cheer:


Making tamales with the women in my family.

- Amy Downum

We always visit our families on Christmas Eve. We make homemade sugar cookies for Santa. We also wear matching family pajamas.

- Yolanda Mefford

We made it a tradition to go after Thanksgiving to get our fresh Christmas tree and we start to decorate it.

- Anamarie Grijalva

We always do a gift exchange with our family and homemade ornaments.

- Brittney Skinner

I look forward to preparing my 18 Christmas stocking stuffers for all my family.

- Diane Sanchez

Wrapping gifts, cooking with my dad.

- Joshua Padgett

Caroling in our downtown neighborhood!

- Jennifer Resolme

Every year, we have a party where we buy or make an ornament and tell why we picked it and then do a name pick to see who gets each other's ornament.

- Kathy Oros

We love to visit the lights at CALM, a tradition started when I first moved here to Bakersfield with my husband. This year will be different, but we are making plans to pack snacks and make cocoa for a drive into the lights.

- Heather Ward

Because our families have gotten so big, my four sisters and I have breakfast at Spencer’s or Old River Grill now on Christmas Eve. So good to spend time with the ones who grew up together and love you no matter what.

- Margaret Aguilera

Every year, my family hides a pickle ornament in the Christmas tree. Whoever finds the ornament first in the Christmas tree is the one who first opens their present on Christmas Eve.

- Marina Medrano

We like to take trimmings from the Christmas tree and make decorations around. It makes the house smell so good in every room.

- Charlinda Black

As a family, we always get hot cocoa and go look at the holiday lights. We also bake trays of goodies for our friends and family.

- Beth Hubbard

I make homemade ornaments with my daughter every year. Thank you, Pinterest!

- Vanessa De La Cruz


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