12 Days of Christmas – Day 9

It’s DAY 9!  While the guys don’t care too much about dishes, we gals love that part. There is something about fancy tables that just make us smile. As our family’s president of interior decor, I am in charge of holiday place settings. Eric is not allowed to help and this video shows why! That said, […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 8

It’s the little things that mean the most to us around the Christmas holidays. So much so that I actually broke down in tears thinking about these glass Christmas mugs mom and dad have that I use every year. It’s the fact that they get them down from the top cabinet and have them ready […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 7

It’s all about odd, unique, clever Christmas traditions here on DAY 7! First up? The gum drop tree! I have no idea how this tradition got started, but it’s something my parents have done for years. We have that little plastic tree with gum drops on it every year. When we were little we would […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 6

It’s the halfway mark! Wow! Welcome to DAY 6. Living in Florida, we don’t often get to say “Baby it’s cold outside.” So today, we can at least listen to the song and dream! Ha Ha! But today is not about music. It’s about Christmas baking! This may be Eric’s favorite. He loves desserts. He […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 5

It’s Day 5 of our version of the 12 Days of Christmas! Today we are celebrating the family tradition of decorating the Christmas tree. Everything about decorating the Christmas tree is a great memory for me. I loved it as a kid. There was always my mom’s favorite Elvis Christmas music playing on the cassette […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 4

Today, on Day 4 of our version of the 12 Days of Christmas, we are celebrating my dad’s famous homemade Chex Mix. He always had this waiting for us when we arrived and it’s so much better that anything at the grocery store. Eric really loves this day because it’s a food day. 🙂 Maybe […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 3

Lights! Camera! Action! It’s movie day! Get your popcorn and your comfy blanket! Today we celebrate our Christmas tradition of watching movies. Now, I love the Hallmark movies. Eric loves the classics. White Christmas is his favorite. Although I will tell you he also likes the Hallmark movies too. He acts like he doesn’t, but he […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 2

Here we are on Day 2 of Eric and April’s 12 Days of Christmas! Today we are talking about one of my favorite Christmas traditions – Christmas Tea! Each year mom and I (and most of the time my daughter Alaine) would head to Laura’s Tea Room in beautiful, historic Ridgeway, SC and enjoy a […]

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