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Maybe Christmas means a little more

"Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before.
What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store.
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.”

Oh, that wise Dr. Seuss!
We just watched The Grinch and for all it's cuteness, it does send such a great message doesn't it? 

And though I DO get my kids some pretty nice Christmas presents , I'm not one to spend major money and spoil the crap out of them either. 

I try to instill that Christmas is not just about gifts. It's about sharing JOY and time and laughs with our families. Isn't it really?

It's about warmth and comfort and love and peace and the celebration of a certain birth.

We drive around and ooh and aah at all the houses with Christmas lights, especially those talented enough to synchronize their lights to music. Love that stuff! 

We drink Hot Cocoa by the fire and decorate our tree.

We play Christmas songs and sing along or dance!

We watch Christmas shows I have been watching for my whole life that still make me smile.

We bake cookies and stay up late cuddled in my bed reading.

We laugh. We visit with family and friends.

We fill our home with love. We savor the moments.

We remember how blessed we are.

I hope you all take the time to SAVOR the SEASON and to make wonderful family memories together.

How do you celebrate Christmas season with your family?

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