Annual Holiday Light Tour Tradition

Lit Inflatable Snowman

We did our annual holiday light tour tonight. We packed up the kids with blankets and hot chocolate, Hubby and I with coffee, ran through a drive thru for dinner and started on the neighborhoods near there.

After a couple of smaller neighborhoods and our dinner eaten, we ran to a convenience store in another area, filled up the car, let the kids grab a snack and went out to look at more lights.

Holiday Light Tour
The neighborhoods we hit are the ones we know that lots of houses decorate for the holidays or have at least one or two that really go all out.

Holiday Light Tour

Even though we may see pretty much the same thing every year, it is still fun to go and see if we can find something new or if some of our favorites have made any changes.

Holiday Light Tour

The whole time we have Christmas music playing and we are goofing off, laughing and singing all the way. At one point, we had a synchronized clap along with several songs and were laughing so hard by the time we were done we weren’t paying a whole lot of attention to the lights.

Holiday Light Tour

I drive everyone nuts when I roll down the window to hang out in an effort to get a drive by light shot.

Holiday Light Tour

As always, it is great to finally be done and home. The kids are holiday’d out for at least a few days so we can sit back and enjoy the quiet again for a while.

Holiday Light Tour

The above being the modern day Griswolds aka, our neighbor.

Author: TJ Fox

I am a slightly sane artist, amateur photographer, book addict, wife, mom and raging introvert. I have more hobbies than I can count, so it is beyond shocking that I manage to find time to do any of them, let alone most of them and still have time to do anything else. Of all the talents I claim, writing wasn’t one of them until my muse dropped the idea for a book on my head.

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