Month: December 2019

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Merry Christmas!

A very Merry Christmas to you and your family. It’s just hit mid-day, there’s wrapping paper scattered across the floor, and Miracle on 34th Street is playing on the TV. It’s been one of those Christmases that feels like a Christmas when I was a kid. I’ve been celebrating for a few days now (anyone else out there have multiple Christmases?) but the spirit is still strong. I hope that your day is full of…
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#HolidayTBT

When I was looking through old photos to use for these #HolidayTBT posts, I had no idea how hard the nostalgia would hit. I have the fondest memories of holidays during my childhood. I remember having no doubt that magic existed and that all was right in the world. While that naivete fades a bit as you grow old, looking back, I can still feel it. It was vibrant and innocent and it shows in…
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Homemade Gingerbread Cookies

There’s something about fresh, homemade gingerbread cookies during the holidays that feels incredibly festive. They’re a surprisingly easy cookie to whip up and the results are classic. I love making mine into snowflakes and little gingerbread men- not pictured below because my attempted frosting job was too humorous for this blog. I think Christmas cookies are one of those things everyone wants in the house during the holidays. No one is focusing too much on…
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#HolidayTBT

I have a very vivid memory of Christmas in New York City. My uncle was living in an apartment with a kitchen smaller than my bathroom in Newport now. My grandparents came in from Texas and we were all together to celebrate. My mother dressed Emily and me in bright pink, matching coats so we stood out amongst the business men as we walked down Fifth Avenue. We wanted to go skating at Rockefeller Center,…
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Getting Our Christmas Tree

I believe strongly that Christmas should not begin until after Thanksgiving. That being said, Thanksgiving was last week. Bring on the holly and the jolly. One of my favorite things to do to kick off the holiday season is to cut down and decorate a Christmas tree. This is the second year Ryan and I have put up a tree in his (now our) apartment. Both times, Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown supplied our tree.…

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