What are the holiday traditions that mean the most to you?

In our family, it’s the man of the house who makes the Christmas cookies. I’ve never had the time or the patience to get involved. Our kids used to help when they were still home, but then they grew up and moved away. Now it seems there’s a new generation ready to step in and lend a hand. She paid careful attention all through the process, and was most helpful when it came time to eat them.