Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Feast of the Seven Fishes


One of the best things about marrying into an Italian family are some of the traditions. One of my very favorites ones is the Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes. Seven symbolizes so many things - Seven days of the week, the seven days it took for the Virgin Mary to travel to Bethlehem, the seven sacraments, the seven days of creation, or the seven deadly sins. Many families, like my husband's aren't strict about which fishes are served- but only that there are seven. (or some bonus fishes that I like to thow into the mix)

I've changed things up since I've taken over for Christmas Eve, and I love every minute of it! We had a delicious feast full of new friends and old, of family from all over - and it was amazing! Once my Stepdad sends me the photographs, I'll be sure to share them with you!
What are your family Christmas traditions?

3 comments:

black said...

bridal online shop bridal gowns wholesale wedding dresses high quality bridal gowns wholesale custom wedding dresses wedding apparel wedding dresses top sellers wedding dresses2010 new arrivals 2010 new arrivals wedding dresses beach wedding dresses Luxury Wedding Dresses plus size wedding dresses wedding party dresses bridesmaid dresses junior bridesmaid dresses flower girl dresses mother of bride dresses wedding shoes wedding bags wedding accessories evening dresses prom dresses cocktail dresses quinceanera dresses little black dresses

Joe said...

Saison Blanche bridal gowns San Patrick bridal gowns Sincerity Bridal bridal gowns Sottero & Midgley bridal gowns Stephen Yearick bridal gowns Symphony bridal gowns Val Stefani bridal gowns Venus Bridal bridal gowns Watters bridal gowns WTOO bridal gowns YSA Makino bridal gowns Bateau bridal gowns Halter bridal gowns High Neck bridal gowns Jewel bridal gowns Off the Shoulder bridal gowns One Shoulder bridal gowns Portrait bridal gowns Queen Anne bridal gowns Sabrina bridal gowns Scoop bridal gowns Spaghetti Straps bridal gowns Square bridal gowns

Joe said...

Satin & Tulle bridal gowns Taffeta & Chiffon bridal gowns Taffeta & Lace bridal gowns Taffeta & Organza bridal gowns Sleeveless bridal gowns Cap Sleeves bridal gowns Short Sleeves bridal gowns Elbow Sleeves bridal gowns Three Quarter Sleeves bridal gowns Long Sleeves bridal gowns Beading bridal gowns Sequin bridal gowns Sash bridal gowns Flower bridal gowns Beading & Sequin bridal gowns Beading & Flower bridal gowns Beading & Rhinestone bridal gowns Beading & Lace bridal gowns Fringe bridal gowns Applique bridal gowns Applique & Beading bridal gowns Applique & Sequin bridal gowns Embroidery bridal gowns Satin & Tffeta bridal gowns

Blogging tips