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Home for the holiday blues

Home for the Holidays Blues

I love Christmas! Christmas was, and still is, a big deal in my house. I grew up in the north. We would go and cut down our tree every year, after meticulously looking and placing random articles of clothing on various trees that were in the running. When it was time to decorate the tree, […]

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White Elephant Gift Exchange Ideas

A Christmas Party just wouldn’t be the same without it.  A “White Elephant Gift Exchange”, “Grinch Game”, “Thieves’ Christmas”, “Yankee Swap”, “Dirty Santa”, etc.  The names go on, but the game is basically the same.  Everyone brings a silly, cheap gift to the party and you take turns opening and swapping these totally impractical {yet […]

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Treasured Traditions

‘Tis the season for fun, festive, family traditions! I absolutely love this time of year, especially as a mom. I love watching the excitement and joy on my kids’ faces. Truth be told, the very first year our kids were old enough to understand Santa, I think I was way more excited than they were!! […]

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