It Was The Night befor Christmas

It was the night before Christmas and nothing was stirring not even a mouse.

Are you kidding it was mayhem in the Sasha house, everyone was so excited about Father Christmas coming, that poor Polly was having trouble trying to keep everyone calm, as she read, The Night Before Christmas.


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Now says Polly “listen to this story and then it is off to bed otherwise Father Christmas will not visit you”

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Polly began to read to the others, but a very excited Dot butted in and started chattering about what Father Christmas was going to bring her.


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Right that’s it, says an exasperated Polly, “Christmas is not about Father Christmas bringing you presents. It is a special day to celebrate the birth of baby Jesus.”

Please tell us says Marina


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oh, yes please says Dot “I will be good and  listen”


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Ruth and Bam Bam

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settled down comfortably   and listened  as  Polly told them, the story of baby Jesus.


Once  a long long time ago, some shepherd’s saw a bright star shining in the sky.

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The shepherd’s decide to follow the star


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Meanwhile in a little town called Nazareth, a lady called Mary and her husband called Joseph were travelling by donkey trying to find somewhere to stay for the night.


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Every time they came to an Inn, it was full and Mary had been told that she was going to have a baby, who would be called Jesus and he would be the son of God, so they really needed somewhere to stay.

They came to another Inn and Joseph spoke to the Inn keeper

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The Inn keeper had no room at the Inn, but he said that Mary and Joseph could stay in the barn with the animals

And it was there in that barn the little baby Jesus was born and Mary laid him in a manger for a bed.

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The shepherd’s that had been following the star come to see the baby Jesus and so do the three wise men baring gifts of gold frankincense and Mir.

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so you see Christmas is about celebrating the birth of baby Jesus, although it is also nice to receive Christmas presents from Father Christmas if you have been a good boy or girl.

so says Polly off you go to bed or Father Christmas will not come.


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After everyone had gone to bed, Polly had a look around the room to make sure everything was in its place.



Now in the bedroom Dot and Bam Bam were trying hard to go to sleep.

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Dot tells Bam Bam to go to sleep

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Ok, night night Dot x

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Just after Midnight presents start to appear in the bedroom and it looks like Father Christmas is delivering Dot and BamBam’s presents.


First Father Christmas checks they are asleep!


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Ah , yes fast asleep, so time for Father Christmas to set to work.


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Father Christmas is a little short this year so make good use of the parcels being delivered.

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Final push and the presents are delivered

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The fireplace looks good

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Stockings in place.

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Parcels under the tree

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A good job done and now I can’t wait to see their faces in the morning.

Good night!!






  1. Cute story and elaborate setting, Theresa. Very nice. Also, your Course Doll Polly is a beauty. Thanks ! And I also liked the buttons and card. All Sasha cards I receive go in a special notebook for future display someday.


  2. A most wonderful post Theresa! I love your setting and the lovely festive red pjs for everyone including your beautiful bcourse doll Polly. Seeing the childres all nestled in their bed and reading the story of tge first Christmas when Jesus was born, warms my heart. Merry Christmas to you and your family. 🙂 xxx


  3. Theresa

    Thanks so much for your very cute Christmas story. I appreciate all the work you put into the outfits and the staging of the scenes. I hope some little kids will get to see this, as they will enjoy it as well.

    Happy new Year to you and thanks for all your contributions to the sasha list!!



  4. This is such an enchanting story, Theresa! And wow, the staging is amazing!!! You have worked so hard on this! Just fabulous. Love all the detail and your Sashas, as always, are just so beautiful. Absolutely love it!!! I hope you had a very Happy Christmas. Lots of love, Karin xxx


  5. Left a comment earlier, but didn’t click on an icon to log in! Fabulous Christmas story, Theresa, beautiful settings, a labour of love. The kids all look wonderful and it is such a great tale. I have posted a link to FB. I hope you don’t mind. Absolutely enchanting. I loved it!!! You have been busy! I hope you had a Happy Christmas and hope to see you in the New Year. Lots of love xxx


  6. Absolutely precious, I am reliving Christmas all over again with this excited little bunch. I loved the Christmas story and seeing all the little characters, perfect! xx

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