Happy St. Nicholas Day - if you are one who celebrates *
and if you do,
you put your shoes outside your bedroom door
or maybe at the bottom of your stairs.
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Then off to bed you went
for a magical mystery
adventure while you were sleeping.
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and all through the house not a creature was stirring
except for old St. Nick!
and by morning you shall know
if you've been good
...and don't even think you can stay up all night long keeping watch for old Saint Nicholas
because you'll never ever see his visit
or even know that he's been by
until morning and you look into your shoes!
This long time tradition (celebrated in many countries across the world) has happily been a part of my own family for many generations, and it's still being practiced!
If this tradition is new to you I've enclosed a link for you to learn all about the different ways and places this is practiced!