'Tis the season for everyone to hang their Advent calendar with little pockets for each day, and treats or ornaments from each pocket to mark each day. Here is a high-tech version of the Advent calendar. Created by a couple Lego-Masters, ages 6 and 9, each day has a workable door with a treat inside.  … Continue reading Advent

Advent Calendar

Advent is the period leading up to Christmas, where time is taken to prepare for the celebration of Christ's "coming".  The tradition was started by German Lutherans in the 19th century, beginning on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, which falls between November 27 and December 3.  Today, most western Christian churches follow this custom, and … Continue reading Advent Calendar