The Tradition of Advent

advent candlesEditor’s Note: Happy December! As Christmas nears, we’ll be sharing with you some of our favorite holiday traditions. So cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy!

Many people have fond childhood memories of advent calendars and candles marking the days in anticipation of Christmas time. A calendar of the month of December was proudly hung in many kitchens and family rooms to share the excitement of the coming celebration. Advent begins four weeks before the week of Christmas and includes two parts: candles and the calendar. Each Sunday of Advent, a candle on a wreath is lit to mark the nearing of the holiday. In some traditions, on Christmas, the final candle in the center is lit together as a family to celebrate the holiday’s arrival. Continue reading

Stick To Tradition With Classic Advent Calendar!

Advent Tree Calendar

Retro in spirit, new in design! Pick up your Advent Tree Calendar now at Lehman’s in Kidron, Ohio, or at Lehmans.com.

Felt Advent calendars, the first “official” decorations of the holiday season in many homes…and one of the few that children could actually touch!

Remember that feeling? The soft fuzzy felt, and how it magically stuck to the calendar, watching the days until Christmas Day…there’s nothing like it.

Now you can pass it on, because Lehman’s Advent Tree Calendar is still available! (In fact, it’s on special!) Continue reading