I wasn’t planning on posting it to Youtube this year, but I’ve had several requests….so, here you go. For those of you who haven’t the slightest clue what I’m talking about, here’s a brief explanation:

It started several years ago as a way to keep our kids focused on the real reason we celebrate Christmas. It has evolved into one of our favorite family traditions: the annual Wood family Nativity production. You’ll notice that the “set” consists of cut up boxes, paper, and random household items. The costumes consist of cut up pillow sheets and old blankets. (We did spring $5 for beards for the wise men this year because, well, bearded kids are awesome.) So, no, we’re not fancy by any means; but, we have fun making it a big deal. We set up our playroom as the “theater” and invite the grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, and uncles. My daughters hand-create programs for everyone. This year, they spent the day with Mommy baking candy, fudge, cookies, etc. for the after party (yes, we have a post-performance reception). Fun times. Anyhow, here’s this year’s version. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

The program:

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