A New Tradition

A new tradition has been started in our family!

Our four-year old grandson threw a fit in the grocery story. He insisted on purchasing fresh flowers for the dining room table for the Christmas dinner.

"Why do we HAVE to have fresh flowers?" our daughter-in-law asked amid the busy store. (She was probably more than a little "harried" at the time; toting the new baby, trying to keep up with the four-year old, AND doing the grocery shopping.)

"Because we ALWAYS have fresh flowers for every birthday party, and you told me Christmas is really Jesus’ birthday!"

It’s a nice tradition, don’t you agree?

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11 Responses to A New Tradition

  1. Julie McLeod says:

    What a nice tradition and a little boy who is really thinking.

    I love this shot, Sue, with the light reflections in the mirror and the gingerbread house on the table in the background. Lovely…

  2. very nice tradition and very beautiful!!! That little boy will grow into a fine young man if he keeps up with ideas like that!

  3. Bo says:

    A very nice tradition.

  4. Barbara says:

    I love this story! It must live with your new family tradition forever. He never misses a thing, does he?

  5. Marcie says:

    Out of the mouths of babes….
    Beautiful image. Especially love he lights in the mirroro

  6. susanne49 says:

    The Christmas tree reflection is that caught my eyes and the flowers are beautiful – and yes, it is a nice idea of your grand child, Sue! He is very creative!

  7. Anita Bower says:

    Nice image, as others have mentioned, the reflections in the glass are a nice touch. Children have impecable logic. Good for his mother to recognize and act on it.

  8. Beau Dodson says:

    🙂 Kids don’t miss much!

  9. oscarstavern says:

    I try to have fresh flowers on my breakfast/kitchen table al the time. Changes it up a bit.

    Great Idea. I have a christmas arrangement made for the table each year!

  10. JRP says:

    Wonderful! How sweet and smart is he! lovely photo.

  11. Puna says:

    This is wonderfully festive. Almost makes me wish for Christmas again…almost.

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