Activity Ideas for the week of December 20th, 2021

12/21 Winter Solstice or the First Day of Winter.

Click here for a quick article from the Almanac on the shortest day of the year.

12/22 Date Nut Bread Day

Date and walnut loaf is a traditional bread eaten in Britain, made using dates and walnuts.  Click here for a recipe from King Arthur Baking Company. 

12/23 Festivus

Festivus is a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 as an alternative to the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season.  Click here for a funny video from the Seinfeld show on what Festivus is all about.  

12/24 Eggnog Day

Why is eggnog only served during the holidays?  Click here for an explanation.  Do you like eggnog?

12/25  Christmas Day
         
Jimmy Buffet was born on this day.  I thought that it would be fun to get a break from all things Christmas and listen to some fun beach music.  

12/26 Thank You Note Day

Send out your thank you notes for all those gifts and parties you attended.  This would be a great activity to do together.  You could buy some or you could make your own and send those out for your family and friends to treasure.