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tree with lantern

That’s one way to light a tree

Christmas tree decorated with lanterns

Holiday Tradition

Every year for Christmas, my husband and I pick out a Christmas ornament together. We’ve been doing this since before we got married and it’s become a cherished part of our Christmas tradition. We try to choose something that is representative of our year together, or at least an occasion during the year. And we …

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The Hearse

Perhaps I’m channeling my inner goth when I say this, but I’ve always had a thing for hearses. Sure, they’re dark and macabre, with an air of mystery, but there is also an element of grace and elegance. In preparation for Halloween, our local grocery store set up this antique, horse-drawn model. So beautiful. And …

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the Christmas pickle

This Year’s Ornament: the Christmas pickle

Last week I described our tradition of picking out a Christmas ornament together.  I am pleased to announce that after a great deal of mall walking and searching, we have located and purchased the perfect ornament to memorialize the year I was pregnant. I give you the Christmas Pickle Once we got home, we found …

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