Christmas Traditions: The Nutcracker Ballet

Every year, I take my daughter to see the Nutcracker. (I took my youngest son once, but he loudly complained that there was too much dancing.)

We go to a matinee in the city and eat lunch at a fancy hotel before we go. We dress for the occasion. This year, I’m thinking of wearing my tulle skirt because if the ballerinas can wear it, then so can I.

I love the National Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker because the Sugar Plum Fairy comes out of a giant Fabergé egg! I love Fabergé, so this is just about the best thing ever.

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If you cannot get your ballet fix live, Hallmark’s A Nutcracker Christmas is cute. It’s highly implausible, but that’s part of its charm.

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Do you have any holiday traditions you look forward to year after year?

Love to hear from you!