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Why Should Santa Get All The Credit?

Why Should Santa Get the Credit when we Do All the Work? As our sixth family Christmas approaches, I find myself wondering this more than ever. It is overwhelming. So much to do- the lists, the letters, Christmas cards, the budgeting, shopping, planning, prepping, cooking, coordinating, cleaning, hiding, wrapping, lugging, the quick and precise quiet dance […]

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Thank you Mom for the Gift of Holiday Joy

The holidays can be tough after losing a loved one. It is especially hard to have Christmas cheer everywhere when you are mourning the loss of your mother. The holidays remind me of all the special times I shared with her. This time of year could bring me down but I choose to celebrate her with […]

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Traditions To-Go: Celebrating Christmas on the Road

We need to get creative with Christmas traditions because, most likely, my children will never celebrate Christmas Day at home. With family scattered around California and Oklahoma, with grandparents, extended family, and friends-that-are-family scattered across the miles, we must create some pieces for my children to hold onto as they get older. When my husband and I […]

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Seeking Santa: Places to Find the Jolly Elf in Wine Country

Santa Around Town (Multiple Day Events) Corte Madera- Santa will be available for photos and visits at his winter home, located next to J. Crew. Reservations available, but not required! November 11th-December 24th Reserve Here Northgate-San Rafael: Santa will be available for photos and visits at his winter home, located in the Macy’s Court. Reservations available, but not required! November 17th-December […]

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