Making an Advent Calender with 24 acts of kindness. Instead of more gifts for your children, this puts the focus on the true meaning of Christmas! - you could go a lot of directions with this little chalkboard / clothespin / paper bag Advent calendar.
Have your guests hold mason jar lanterns with led candle lights for your send off.Mason Jar Garden Lights DIY Lids Set by TheCountryBarrel I can do this for the backyard! Switch out candles for battery or LED candles.