WCS | Scrapbooking traditions

Traditions are really visable this time of the year. I don´t think that my family has more traditions surrounding any other event during the year than during Christmas time. One of my favorites is acctually a rather new one. Five years ago we started getting together with a friend baking gingerbread. We missed 2012, but other than that I have scrapbooked the event ever year. 

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This, above, is the first year. I love that my daughter aged 10 is there baking with the 2 year old of my friend! I remember I wanted to make a two page layout since I really wanted to capture all those shapes. My friend has like 200! It is so much fun!

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This is our second year. One of my favorite things about this project (that of recording the same tradition every year) is to see how the girls grew in just a year. In the journaling you can read that the little girl has a little sister now and that we are hoping she will be baking alongside us the next year. 

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As I mentioned above, we didn´t get to have a baking date the yer after the third year, but last year the little sister was indeed with us baking! My then 14 year old wasn´t :)  Last year I used my December mini to hold this story of tradition. We are having our annual baking date tomorrow and I can´t wait to add another year of this wonderful traditions to my album!

Note: This post was first written for Write Click Scrapbook and can been viewed here!

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  1. thanks for directing me here! I have heard lots of good stuff about project life! I also love traditions. I'm trying to think what ours may be? We bake each year (check) oh, yes! very new. The past three years I have made homemade cinnamon rolls and on Christmas morning we send out a pan to our neighbors so they can pop in their ovens and smell the goodness. It's so much work and I didn't want to do it this year but littlest and only girl told me, its tradition now mom, and I will help you!

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