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How My Son Saved My Christmas Spirit

My father was larger than life. He wasn’t perfect, and we didn’t always get along, but he was an amazing dad. Especially at Christmas. While my father felt family was everything on any given day of the year, Christmas was The Show. My father insisted on the biggest tree, decorated with hundreds of lights, both […]

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Santa

My oldest daughter, soon to be 8 years old, sipped her hot cocoa thoughtfully, the white lights of our Christmas tree reflected in her dark blue eyes. She watched me wrestle awkwardly with the star on top. “You know what I really want this year?”  ”What’s that?” I asked from within the pine needles, thinking […]

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Holiday Activities :: Visit “USA Christmas Town” for the Brockton Holiday Parade!

For 364 days a year, Brockton, Massachusetts, is known as the City of Champions. On the last Saturday in November, though, Brockton transforms into a far more magical place — USA Christmas Town awaits! James Edgar, a Brockton department store owner, was once quoted as saying, “I have never been able to understand why the […]

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Holiday Productions in Boston :: 2017

November 24–December 31 Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” (Boston) :: Let Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker” capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing candy canes. Follow Clara as she embarks on her journey filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes, and majestic scenery. From the captivating dance of the sugar plum fairy […]

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Simplifying Gift Giving

Christmastime is the most wonderful time of year, but it can quickly take over all your hard-earned savings and lead to a significant amount of stress. Year after year, my husband and I have followed a Pinterest-inspired idea that has kept us on a budget. Our gift giving tradition has allowed us to refocus on what’s […]

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