My very favorite way to begin setting the mood for the season is to review this book - Christmas Joy - by Susan Branch.
Ideas for "decking the halls" are especially helpful. Thank you, Susan!
Another book that is well-loved by many in our family is this one:
Some gllimpses inside follow.
Tolkien fans are sure to enjoy this one!
Take some time for a reading break! I always feel refreshed when I do!