|Originally posted by Jeff24Girl
Lhezzza...the meal consists of at least 7 different kinds of fish ( or seafood), along with other stuff.
We usually have shrimp, steamed clams, baked cod, steamed salmon, smelts, fried flounder and crab cakes.
My Grandmother used to say that stuff like shrimp and clams was cheating, as it is supposed to be "fish", and she NEVER served stuff like that. Just various types of fish. So I guess the rules have been bent a little over the years, but I haven't gotten any calls from the Pope yet condemning our meal, so I guess we're OK! :tounge2:
I have never heard of this tradition, since I am not Catholic, but after hearing the menu, I would really like to be invited this year!!!
The only tradition I can think of that we have, is after we get the tree, and my step-kids come over, we have hot chocolate and popcorn and decorate it together!!
I also have one favorite tree decoration that is so very special to me....I am always scared I will break it...it is a big red ball (larger than your average Christmas tree ball decoration) that has my name and the year 1969, done in silver glitter on it. I was only 4 years old then, but my Sunday School teacher made us each one, and I still have it!