Whether it's baking snowman cookies, trimming an over-sized Christmas tree, hanging obscene amounts of red and green lights and plastic reindeer, or re-watching "It's a Wonderful Life" for the thousandth time, the holiday season brings with it warm traditions of years past. Handed down from generation to generation, traditions often form lasting ties with those who have gone before us and create new memories with the loved ones in our lives. They create a sense of togetherness and give you something to look forward to all year.
When I was young, my mother would take me to New York City for a weekend during the holiday season. We would bundle up, jump on the Amtrak in Boston, and head to the city where we would do some shopping, go ice skating in Central Park, and see the big tree all lit up at Rockefeller Center. There was something so magical about the madness of the city during the holidays…the crowds of people rushing to get their last-minute shopping done; the SalvationRead More »from What are your favorite holiday traditions and memories?