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Christmas Traditions

We have no kids home for Christmas this year. Not a one. It’s the first year that has happened to us, but it’s okay. We had warning, and celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving instead (Santa owed me some favors so we had official approval on the switch). That way, we were able to embrace […]


Chipmunks in my Tree

Day 27/30 – Today I’m thankful for Alvin, Simon and Theodore’s presence in our Christmas tree. I’m a huge Chipmunks fan, and my parents gave them to us as a gift a few years ago. It was Zeb’s idea to add them to our tree, and it’s become a yearly tradition. Makes me smile every […]