Happy Kings Day

January 06, 2009 By: erik Category: Photos, Religion, Spain 252 views

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Kings Day MouseToday is the big commercial gift giving day in Spain. The three Mage Kings paraded around town last night. It’s pretty boring this year, but I suspect it will be a lot more fun to see through a child’s eyes in the coming years. Marga came home yesterday and played the “craving” card to get a roscon de reyes a day early. Since she got the prize last year, she had to pay for it, but it hit me this year, so I’ll have to buy next year. I explained this tradition last year.
Roscones de Reyes

The local grocery store full of roscones de reyes.

Kings Day Mouse

The little cheese-snarfing elephant mouse critter that I managed to not choke on in my cake. I still have the turtle from last year.

Happy Kings Day! Now we can finally take our Christmas tree down…