The year I was born I became part of a very special family tradition. That year my Grandmother gave me my first Hallmark Keepsake Ornament. Each year after that I received a new one; some years she selected one for me, some years I was able to share a little input on my favorites.
Fast forward 36 years and those ornaments – including that Baby’s First Christmas one – grace my tree. And in addition to capturing special moments and interests from each year, that was the goal. That by the time I (and later my brothers and cousins) grew up and moved out on our own we wouldn’t have a bare Christmas tree. Continue reading »