Friday, December 10, 2010

The FootnoteMaven's Tradition Of Blog Caroling

Yes, even Geneabloggers have traditions. From the comfort of my blog, with Hot Toddy in hand, my flannel jammies and furry slippers on, I will blog my favorite Christmas Carol on Wednesday, December 15. (I sing so much better online than in person!)

So my fellow GeneaBloggers, I challenge each of you to blog your favorite Christmas Carol - Blog Caroling. We'll all sing along!

Blog Carol between today and Wednesday, 15 December. Post a note to the comments for this article directing us to your Blog Caroling Post and I will create a listing of all our favorites.

You can view the first year's A Choir Of GeneAngels, and Do You Hear What I Hear.

If you sing along with us, feel free to snag the Blog Caroling Badge. When you select the badge, select "Save As" and choose the .png file. This has a transparent background and will show minus the white background.


Blogger footnoteMaven said...

Dorene from Ohio :

fm, Here is a post for the Blog Caroling:

December 10, 2010 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger footnoteMaven said...

Doreen -

As always, the firstest with the mostest.

Sorry about the comment link. -fM

December 10, 2010 at 4:13 PM  
Blogger Dorene from Ohio said...

I was sure my early bird comment would make its way to your eyes :)

December 10, 2010 at 4:21 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...

I love Christmas carols! ;)

Here's my entry:

December 10, 2010 at 5:20 PM  
Blogger Jessica's thoughts said...

Hi footnoteMaven,

Here is the link to my post:



December 10, 2010 at 5:22 PM  
Blogger Bill West said...

No way I'd miss this, fM!

December 10, 2010 at 6:18 PM  
Anonymous Joan Miller (Luxegen) said...

Thanks fM! Here is a link to my post:

December 11, 2010 at 9:59 AM  
Blogger Heather Wilkinson Rojo said...

Thanks for offering the Blog Caroling again this year! You can see my post at

December 11, 2010 at 10:27 AM  
Blogger Alice Keesey Mecoy said...

I just wrote my Blog Carol post. What a fun idea. My post will be published on Dec 13 on my blog Thank you for allowing me to share in this holiday fun!


December 11, 2010 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger Bobby Dobbins Title said...

Hi. May I join the music lovers? Here's the link to my blog:

December 11, 2010 at 1:11 PM  
Blogger Sharondipity Designs said...

Merry Christmas fM! Here's the link to my blog carol..


December 11, 2010 at 3:10 PM  
Blogger Caro said...

Here is the link to my entry, called Carols and Capers:

December 11, 2010 at 3:43 PM  
Blogger S. Lincecum said...

Merry Christmas, fM! Here's my contribution -

December 11, 2010 at 4:11 PM  
Blogger FranE said...

Merry Christmas. Here is my link

December 11, 2010 at 4:56 PM  
Blogger Mavis said...

Merry Christmas. Mine is Give Love on Christmas Day

December 11, 2010 at 8:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ho! Ho! Ho! From the (traveling) Creek. Here's my contribution to the caroling fun. Merry Christmas to all!

December 12, 2010 at 6:29 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

My entry:

Merry Christmas

December 12, 2010 at 8:17 AM  
Blogger Felicia R Mathis said...

Hi Footnote,
Here is the link to my Blog Carol:

My Christmas Carol is:
This Christmas by Donny Hathaway.

One of my favorites.

December 12, 2010 at 9:25 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

I've got mine up. :-)

December 12, 2010 at 10:01 AM  
Anonymous Sassy Jane said...

Great idea, footnoteMaven! Here's my entry:

December 12, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Felicia R Mathis said...

I have another submission for you.

The Christmas Song by Donny Hathaway.

Thanks so much for the invitation. You have brung back so many memories for me while I was researching these songs.

Have a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

December 12, 2010 at 11:39 AM  
Blogger Greta Koehl said...

Love this tradition! Here's mine:

December 12, 2010 at 12:12 PM  
Blogger Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Merry Christmas fm! Here's mine:

December 12, 2010 at 12:13 PM  
Blogger Deb Ruth said...

Merry Christmas,FM! Here is my contribution. It has been a real "treat"!

December 12, 2010 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger Ros Haywood said...

Here is a carol I heard as a very small girl.

Merry Christmas!

December 12, 2010 at 2:48 PM  
Blogger Éire Historian said...

Dear Footnote Maven,
Thank you for continuing this wonderful tradition. I humbly submit my contribution of "Kyrie", a Gregorian Chant I always loved to hear at Christmas when I was a child.
Merry Christmas Cheers! Jennifer

December 12, 2010 at 4:51 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Just published mine - We Three Kings - on

December 12, 2010 at 7:45 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

I'm happy to join the caroling. Here's the link to my post.

December 12, 2010 at 10:58 PM  
Blogger Judith Richards Shubert said...

Have been caroling all night! Here's mine:

December 13, 2010 at 12:38 AM  
Blogger Bob Kramp said...

Come, sing along with us to Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht, at

December 13, 2010 at 6:52 AM  
Blogger Felicia R Mathis said...

I have a correction:

my submission from Echoes of My Nola Past should be:

The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole

Sorry for any inconvience...

December 13, 2010 at 7:00 AM  
Blogger Susan Clark said...

Music is my favorite part of Christmas. This is a beautiful idea. My contribution -

Merry Christmas!

December 13, 2010 at 7:45 AM  
Blogger Leslie Ann said...

Hello Miss Maven! Here is the link to my carol =>

Thanks for the fun!

December 13, 2010 at 10:08 AM  
Blogger my Heritage Happens said...

I have joined the caroling fun! Merry Christmas!

December 13, 2010 at 10:12 AM  
Blogger my Heritage Happens said...

I am joining in on the caroling fun! Merry Christmas to all!

December 13, 2010 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth O'Neal said...

Christmas Time is here (again).

Happy Christmas to all!

December 13, 2010 at 2:41 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Veni, Veni Emmanuel (Oh Come, Oh Come Emmanuel in the original Latin) is my choice this year.

Season's Greetings to all! - Amanda Pape of ABT UNK

December 13, 2010 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger Nancy said...

I was new to blogging last year and missed this event. Here's the link to my post this year:

I just recently learned about png images. Is it possible to change a jpg or tiff file to png? I need to know this, please, for the header on my blog! Thanks for any help.

December 13, 2010 at 9:30 PM  
Blogger Janice Tracy said...

Merry Christmas! Here is my contribution to the fun. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed all the other blog carols.

December 13, 2010 at 10:31 PM  
Blogger Family Curator said...

Same song, different verse. Still our favorite at The Family Curator.

December 14, 2010 at 10:34 AM  
Blogger TCasteel said...

A Wonderful tradition - Thank you.
Here is my post:

December 14, 2010 at 10:36 AM  
Blogger BeNotForgot said...

My choice is Star of the East . . . and thank you, fM, for organizing and hosting this Christmas party again . . . so glad to be here! V. . . .

December 14, 2010 at 11:49 AM  
Anonymous Donner - What's Past is Prologue said...


Here you go:
O Come, All Ye Bloggers highlights O Come All Ye Faithful. Thanks and Merry Christmas!


December 14, 2010 at 12:26 PM  
Blogger Gini said...

Here is mine mom's favorite "Stille Nacht" by the Vienna Boys Choir!

Thank you for allowing me to join in on the caroling fun...Merry Christmas to all!

December 14, 2010 at 12:58 PM  
Blogger Linda McCauley said...

What a great way to carol - no one gets tortured by the sound of my voice.

December 14, 2010 at 1:42 PM  
Blogger GeniAus said...

Here's some Aussie music for the blog caroling.

Thanks for organising the event

December 14, 2010 at 2:35 PM  
Blogger Lori Thornton said...

Here's mine:

December 14, 2010 at 3:42 PM  
Blogger DearMYRTLE said...

Merry Christmas fM! Thanks for reminding Ol' Myrt here about your delightful tradition of Blog Caroling. Here's the link to my entry featuring Andrea Bocelli singing God Bless Us Everyone from Scrooge's Christmas Carol.

December 14, 2010 at 3:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas! Here is mine:

December 14, 2010 at 4:46 PM  
Blogger Sara Greenleaf said...

It was hard to choose a carol, but here's mine:

December 14, 2010 at 5:28 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

Your not going to leave me out....

Here is my link to my post on "Little Drummer Boy"

Merry Christmas Ya'll

December 14, 2010 at 7:20 PM  
Anonymous JenS said...

Here's my contribution:

Thanks and Merry Christmas!

December 14, 2010 at 7:32 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Hi fM, What a fun idea. Here is my post.

Have a Merry Christmas!

December 14, 2010 at 8:05 PM  
Blogger Jasia said...

My choice is once again a carol from my beloved Poland.

December 15, 2010 at 8:24 AM  
Blogger Craig Manson said...

Here's my triple play:

December 15, 2010 at 9:02 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

I am really late with this but decided to link it up anyway. May the New year find you in better health.

December 26, 2012 at 8:09 AM  

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