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Believe in Magic

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ? Roald Dahl “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It’s the time for […]

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All is merry and bright

Here comes Santa Claus,  Here comes Santa Claus,  Right down Santa Claus Lane,  Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer  Pullin’ on the reins.  Bells are ringin’, children singin’,  All is merry and bright.  So hang your stockings and say your prayers,  ‘Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.  Growing up I was very fortunate that my […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like …

We got an inside and outside tree up the other day — funny how that has sparked my Christmas spirit. Yes, you read that correctly — we bought two real fir trees: one for inside and one to put on our deck. The one outside on our deck is the main outdoor lights we have […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I love everything about Christmas and the Christmas season, except for the insane marketing hurricane it has become. But I keep myself out of the hurricane, instead focusing on the simple things. What I enjoy the most about the season are a myriad of things that woven together create such a comforting atmosphere: all the […]

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