Back when my husband and I only had one child (Wow. We only had ONE?), we started a Christmas Eve tradition. During the day, we hang out and decorate sugar cookies (his tradition from when he grew up) and then go to an evening service at our church. We come home, let the kid(s) open one present (pajamas)(my tradition from when I grew up) and then tuck them into bed.
My husband and I then put on some quiet music, pour a glass of wine and situate ourselves on the couch. We pull out the gifts we’ve purchased for each other, exchange them, and have some quiet time before the chaos of Christmas morning. I love it.
How about you? Do you have any gift giving (or other) holiday traditions?