Friday, December 4, 2009

~ special surprise knee high socks ~

advent socks
all hung
and being
filled with
special
surprises
everyday
throughout
December
***
One of our
Christmas
traditions
{see earlier post here}

40 comments:

Feelings said...

Oh, Koralee...
Sorry, I´ve been away for so long, I don´t know what to say... Actually, I have been here, but didn´t have enough time to leave a comment.

Your decoration is wonderful!!! I love it, and you know how I feel about your tradition with the socks... It´s a wonderful idea.

I hope you´ll have a wonderful day.

Hugs/
Luiza

Angel.Pearls said...

So cute -love your decoration! The brooch in last post is really sparkling.Have a great second Advent!//Eva

Kristin said...

SUCH a lovely tradition!

Dustjacket Attic said...

I really love this tradition.
xoxo

Sara C. Walk said...

those are the cutest! what an adorable idea...love it!!! you come up with the best ideas!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

These are so gorgeous and the color is stunning, Koralee! You have made me fall in love with blue again! BISOUS to you and yours! Anita

Honorablyfallen said...

AW I so remember when you got them too! I want to run up and look in them (whats in there??) ~ Sarahlynn

Andrea said...

you have an award on arise 2 write.
andrea

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hi Koralee, I loved your post about the stockings... how fun that is for all of you! Bisous... Julie Marie

Anne Marie said...

such nice stockings......and lovely idea......I'm sure your home is filled with lively color that just radiates from your heart!

Tiedupmemories said...

So sweet! Great idea!

Auntie Cake said...

Those socks look so beautiful hanging there. My girls would love this tradition! The boys would appreciate what was in them! So much fun!
Kate

FrenchBlue said...

Dear Koralee~
I adore this tradition you have created! Those socks are SO CUTE! In my next life, I want to be one of your babies~
XO's

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Such a clever idea...it must be fun at your house!

Jeanneoli said...

You are so creative...those may be the cutest knee highs I have ever seen.

Marilyn said...

A lovely tradition and I love the socks. I would want to wear them.

PamperingBeki said...

Oh how adorable!

Julie Harward said...

LOVE the socks, they look so soft and filled with goodies...sockalicious! Come say hi :D

Maria said...

I love your color scheme, Koralee... there's something joyful about robin's egg ~ bluebird blue!
I am teary eyed over the quote you included under your 'photo of the week.'
~ Of all the earthly music that which reaches farthest into heaven is the beating of a truly loving heart. ~ H.W. Beecher

So very true and very much the meaning of all we are and do~
God Bless you and your family, Koralee ~
Thank you for spreading JOY
~Maria

Elyse said...

koralee = adorable

love this!

xo

NicNacManiac said...

I love this tradition....the socks are adorable, I think I might be borrowing this advent idea from you!!
Enjoy your weekend sweet friend!!
big hugs xOxO Nerina :)

Terra said...

This is a lovely and unique tradition. The socks you show in the photos are such pretty colors and look very soft and comfy.

My Grama's Soul said...

What a nice tradition - and I am so loving the new Christmas colors of blue and pink and not the traditional red and green.

Cheers,

Jo

LuLu said...

Oh i remember the time you posted about your sock tradition... love the stripes!!! So sweet,
xo,
LuLu

Simply Mel said...

Koralee,

I'm so adopting this tradition next year when my crumb is old enough to realize the magic of Christmas!
Bises,
Melissa

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Gorgeous Koralee
I'm sure it is a lot of fun in your house...
So far I have done 'nothing' for xmas... been so busy with work and now just finally getting some time to blog...

Take care.. and I will be back to get some xmas cheer!! xx Julie

Bralliz said...

soo cute,, i love the socks!!

xo alice

Karen said...

I remember the original post when you found them. What a fun tradition! I am SO unbelievably (and frighteningly) behind in my Christmas activities this year. I am trying to take a lot deep breaths to stay calm and focus on the moment.

We bought our Christmas tree today and for the first time in many years I remembered the camera (shame on my....a scrapbooker who forgets her camera?! Oh the horror!!). A woman ducked under a row of trees when she heard me taking a shot of Hubby and kidlets and offered to take one of all of us. It was so kind of her. I am in so very few pics because I am always the one behind the lens. She reminded me to not let that happen as that is what she did as well and now she wishes she hadn't. Thanks to her kind reminder and efforts, I am wearing quite a bright smile today! :> I hope your day is bright and smiley too! :>

Brenda @Cozy Little House said...

If they're fillable, they work!
Brenda

becky said...

How cute.they look really nice with the green.When my girls were little or young we had a tradition of filling shoes on December 6th I believe.It was St. Nick night.My girls wemnt to a private school so this actually was a real person St. Nick who gave all things to children.I really miss doing that.If I were a millionaire the girls would probably love the idea now If I filled shoes up with money,LOL.

Jacqueline said...

And what a lovely tradition, Koralee. I think that it's so important to make your own traditions, isn't it ?
Enjoy the run up to Christmas. XXXX

krys kirkpatrick said...

I think that is what makes the holidays so special...traditions...these are what keep the family ties strong and remind us...what is important.

Susan said...

Hi Koralee,
What a fun tradition, and cute socks!
I'd love to know what you put inside them!
I'm such a fan of your blog, and bluebirds happen to be my favorites. As a matter of fact, when my husband and I were building our house, a bluebird flew through the framing on several ocasions! I papered my breakfast room with a bluebird border in his honor!
May I post your bluebird pic (the one under your monkey socks) with a link to your blog?
Happy Christmas Season & Blessings!

Draffin Bears said...

What a beautiful Christmas tradition for your family, Koralee.
I hope that your preparations are going well.

Happy weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

walrus1979 said...

Who doesn't love knee-highs!

Pretty Things said...

LOVE those, but then what's not to love about anything with a satin ribbon on it?

Rheea said...

I seriously hope I'm your kids. I don't mean you look old, but you're such a sweet mom!

Bunny, THE PARIS HOUSE said...

Hi Koralee, I just love your sock tradition. Your family must just adore every minute of having a mom and wife like you. Your home looks so warm, welcoming and festive.
Is it snowing up there, we had over 6 inches yesterday and its a winter wonderland so beautiful it just makes you stop and give thanks...I just love those kind of days!!
xoxo
Bunny
I checked with our post office, which is in this very very small town that also seems to move at a snails pace.LOL...anyway they think the package is held up in customs. I have a couple more of the bags in our inventory and will send another out to you if yours doesn't arrive in a week or so!! I also will re-send the gingerbread cookie recipe.
have a magical day :)

Claudia said...

That is a wonderful tradition, Koralee! Everyone likes to get a little gift!

xo
Claudia

Eunhwa said...

love the tradition and the colors. I am still looking for good advent countdown... I love your knee highs!