Amidst the holiday shopping, baking and get-togethering rush, does your family make time to send around a fruitcake that’s been aging since 1976? Wrap a lump of coal for Uncle Jim? Set an elaborate trap in the hearth for
We want to know about the unusual traditions that make your family’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s celebration complete.
Besides just being fun to hear, readers' off-the-wall holiday rituals are the topic for our January 2008 All in the Family Challenge. You have until Jan. 1 to e-mail your tradition to us
Don’t forget to include your mailing address in the message or—so sorry—you won’t be eligible to win the subscription to Footnote
’s online historical records database. We'll publish the winning (i.e., funniest) entries in the May 2008 Family Tree Magazine
You also can mail entries (postmarked before Jan. 1) to All in the Family/January 2008, Family Tree Magazine
, 4700 E. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236.