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10 Holiday Traditions With Kids to Start This Year

‘Tis the season for great food, fun with family and beloved holiday traditions. When my daughter was born last year we thought long and hard about the family traditions we wanted to establish and uphold as she grew up. Listed below are 10 of my favorite holiday traditions.  Buy and Decorate a Real Christmas Tree The […]

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A Gift-Free Christmas

My mom got pregnant with me when she was 16. Needless to say, we weren’t rolling in cash those first years I was earthside. But Christmas? Christmas was different. Valuables were pawned, gifts were shipped across state lines from family, or donated by strangers. No matter how little we had day-to-day, we always had an over the […]

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