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Mele Kalikimaka III

No, I haven’t dropped off the face of the earth. We’ve moved in to our new home and are closing on the sale of our old home early next month. Packing, moving and unpacking is tough – add a one … Continue reading

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Mele Kalikimaka (Part Deux)

I remember writing this post last year around this time, about how I was throwing myself into the holiday spirit. I am doing the same this year, but it’s a little less forced now that McLovin is here and my heart … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013

12/24/13 It’s Christmas Eve. Time is going by quickly in some respects, slowly in others. The Husband is over his aunt’s house with his family. I am home watching Christmas movies with my dog and cat. That is fine with … Continue reading

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Mele Kalikimaka

Last year I wrote about how I wasn’t in the Christmas/holiday spirit. I was sad, angry and bitter and I just didn’t care. We put up zero decorations, didn’t send cards, didn’t even have a tree. After all that had … Continue reading

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Just Another Day

When I was growing up I loved celebrating birthdays and holidays, especially Christmas. I remember how excited I would get. Even for other people’s birthdays. And I remember running around to my parents, yelling Merry Christmas, yelling Happy Birthday. And … Continue reading

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Hanging Tough

After I made my Scrooge post this weekend, my mother came over Sunday morning to see the new doors we had installed in our kitchen (we have been working on some home renovations this year.) She walked in and immediately … Continue reading

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You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch

So, I’m supposed to be putting together a Christmas list right now for The Husband. He is doing his shopping tonight and wants a list. As I’ve gotten older it’s been harder and harder for me to put together a … Continue reading

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