10 Days of Christmas PJs! Day 1: 2001

Since we were little my mom gave us new pajamas or nightgowns to wear on Christmas Eve. It wasn’t something that we did every single year. When we were in high school mom started getting us Christmas jammies every Christmas Eve. In 2000 I had been working in a lingerie department for a few years and decided that I should take over the jammie buying. I had very specific pajama needs at the time, so I wanted to make sure to get it just right 😉 That same year my aunt, uncle, and cousins moved back home to Beaver Falls from Lancaster, PA, so I decided to buy matching jammies for my sister and I and also my cousin. The tradition was born. Every year since then I’ve been buying matching Christmas themed pajamas for my sister, cousin, and myself.

During the 10 Days of Christmas Pjs I will showcase our Christmas jammies from the last 10 years 2001 to 2010.
Feel the jammie love.

These are probably my favorite Christmas jammies of all. You can’t see it too well in the photos, but these pjs have red candy cane stripes on them, Santa fur collar and cuffs, and jingle bells for buttons. Yep…awesome, I know!

Next to me in the photo is my sister, Jess, and my cousin Aunia (14 at the time), and my cousin Ben is in the front (9yo).
Wait until you watch these kids grow up in these photos over the decade!


10 Days of Christmas PJs:
Day 1: 2001 You are here 😉
Day 2: 2002
Day 3: 2003
Day 4: 2004
Day 5: 2005
Day 6: 2006
Day 7: 2007
Day 8: 2008
Day 9: 2009
Day 10: 2010 Part 1
Day 10: 2010 Part 2 Still to come!

If you’re looking for ideas for your Christmas PJs tradition check out my post 10 Ways to Shake Up Your Christmas Pajamas Tradition

What are your Christmas pajamas traditions?

Other Christmas Posts
*Dear Santa: Part 1 Writing a Letter to Santa
*Dear Santa: Part 2 Mailing a Letter to Santa
*Dear Santa: Part 3 Paper for Writing to Santa: Free printables and more!
*Dear Santa: Part 4 Emailing a Letter to Santa
*My Letter to Santa 1984
*10 Ways to Shake Up Your Christmas Pajamas Tradition
*Phone Calls from Santa
*Uncle Ugly’s Christmas Sweater Jamboree Rules
*Uncle Ugly’s Christmas Sweater Jamboree 2010 Photos and Winners
*Traditions, Truces, and Cartoon Moments
*Food as Tradition: Norwegian Butter Cookies

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About Jenn Rian

Jenn is a bored and sarcastic divorced mom of two who blogs and vlogs because the voices in her head tell her to. She blogs about as often as she showers, which isn't very often. Author of jennrian.com and coolestfamilyontheblock.com

Posted on December 15, 2010, in Christmas, Christmas PJs, Flashbacks, Holidays, Traditions and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Great idea! I need to dig out all my photos of chirstmas morning:) Happy SITS day a few days late!

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