Christmas DecorationsChristmas is a hands-on art. From the lights we put on the house to the decorations we put on the tree to the great foods we eat in the process, Christmas is a time of doing -- and this is the place we gather to talk, plan and share.
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
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Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
Weather permitting, the outside lights will go up the first weekend in October. All remaining decorating will be spread across Thanksgiving week. There is something satisfying about hanging the lights when it is still so pleasant out there.
I will do the outside while the weather is nice, then the inside is started the day after Thanksgiving. The outside lights are turned on the day after Thanksgiving.
I have always decorated the inside (tree goes up) first day of Buck season for it helps to keep my mind off the fact that hubby, grandsons and son-in-laws are out in the woods. But I don't do everything in one day, it takes a couple of days.
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