St. Nicholas Day shoes

One of the traditions we discovered years ago when we moved to Croatia is St. Nicholas Day. On Dec. 6, the kids set out an empty shoe each (by or near the front door) and in the morning the shoes are filled with a few treats. We started this with our kids and they loveContinue reading “St. Nicholas Day shoes”

Christmas shoeboxes for Roma children (part 1)

We headed to the store to buy gifts to fill 5 Christmas shoesboxes for Roma (Gypsy) children. A family in our church here in Budapest is organizing an outreach to give Christmas shoeboxes to 500 Roma children in north-central Hungary.