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2014 Christmas Tour of My Home

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As I rummaged through my five bins of Christmas decorations last week, I realized I wasn’t in the mood to over-deck the halls this year. I took out only my favorite things, and it was very freeing! I used to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Music

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I refuse to engage in any Christmas activities until Thanksgiving is over. But now that December is here, I’m firing up the holiday music! I love to hear about people’s Christmas-music traditions and favorites, so I thought I’d share mine. … Continue reading

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Holiday Photos

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I just had a vacation from Christmas Eve day to New Year’s Day! As usual when all my siblings are in town, I didn’t “accomplish” anything on my break, but the time off and together was good for me. Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas Tour of My Home

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Now that all my decorations are up, welcome to the 2013 Christmas tour of my house! Last year my dad hung hooks under the eaves of my house so I could easily put up lights on my own. It only … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Year’s Recap

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My long holiday staycation is over. This year, I spent most of my time off sitting around with my family. Here are some highlights!     Christmas was great! My parents, brother, and I started the day with my dad’s traditional Christmas … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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  My brother did this Photoshop job a couple of years ago, and it still cracks me up every time I look at it. My sister even decoupaged it onto a plaque for each of us so we could hang … Continue reading

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Christmas Decor

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Kelly’s Korner is hosting a linkup about Christmas decorations. I probably would have posted about mine anyway, so I’m joining in! Not that my humble decor really belongs in a “Tour of Homes,” but whatever. :) It took me a few … Continue reading

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Mary Mary

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Every Advent, I connect with the song “Breath of Heaven,” about Mary. (It’s uncool of me to admit my love for an Amy Grant song, but if you thought I was cool, you didn’t know me very well.) Mary is … Continue reading

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A Griswold Moment

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Last weekend, my dad put up hooks around the eaves of my house so I could have Christmas lights! I thought about doing it myself the weekend before, but I wasn’t exactly sure how. Then I got sick. When I … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Christmas Vacation

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our local musical light display Partly thanks to the convenient placement of the holidays in 2011, I just had ten days off from work! It was the first staycation I’ve taken in ten years of cubicle dwelling. Here’s a recap: … Continue reading

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