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Good night, Santa. Good night, Mrs. Santa's sister..or: Traditions

What kind of holiday traditions do you have? 

Every year Joey and I put up the tree the weekend after my bday, while he sets everything up to be decorated and puts out the stuffed animals, I get the holiday plates out and make us a goodie tray of cookies and hot chocolate. Every year we also watch bad santa while decorating. :)

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Thumprints are my all time favorite cookie! Also, yes, all vegan and gluten free!

So in order to save myself from sabotage I gave cookies away at work and to my landlord. What's on the plate was all that was left for us. It was probably still too much.

We put up the tree, out little charlie brown xmas:

Here are some of my fave ornaments:

This is what we have under the tree:

Then, we torture Fuzzy The Cat:

I had a good time, I love putting up the tree and of course eating homemade goodies, but I feel sugared out! I'm having a bday dinner tonight with friends and I'm not going to pig out but doubtful it's on plan. Tomorrow it's back on the wagon, hardcore!

Plz tell me about your holiday traditions!


  1. Hello BW!
    Our traditions are pretty simple. Thanksgiving night we put up the tree and light up the Christmas lights. Then we decorate the rest of the house the rest of the week. We drink homemade cocoa and eat cookies. Thanks for the awesome post about your traditions, I really liked it!

  2. Very cool! Bethany & I have developed a tradition where we string popcorn for the tree while watching Elf. Also, all throughout the year, we'll tell each other "you stink like beef & cheese".

    We also have the Creepy Mrs. Claus.


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