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What Do YOU Hang On Your Christmas Tree?

A Christmas tree has many cherished functions during the holiday season. The lights add a shimmering glow to the room, matching the expectation of the celebration ahead. Presents chosen with love are nestled beneath the pine scented boughs. Ornaments rich with memories hang from the branches, marking Christmases past and leaving room for future memories. The […]

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Sugarlicious Sugarfest!

On our previous friendly holiday celebration,  Kelly-Across-the-Street and I let our young kids smash things with a hammer. At this event, we were as equally irresponsible, we gave them bowls of candy. Big bowls of candy. We admit a love/hate relationship with the tradition. It’s amazingly fun. It’s a huge amount of sugar. It wouldn’t be quite as fun building […]

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We Just Wanted To Go to McDonalds!

It was just an improptu trip to McDonalds with two buddies who wanted to eat some greasy fries and shoot some hoops in the new playland. It was our last day of Christmas vacation – yes CHRISTmas vacation, not Winter Break – and they wanted to celebrate a little. They even dressed in their basketball […]

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