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Archive for December 9th, 2008

Christmas Memories

Amy and I were talking the other day about our favorite Christmas memories from when we were kids. We wanted to make sure that we were providing the opportunity for our kids to have similar memories and that they will cherish the holidays as much as we do. As Amy and I talked, we realized that what we enjoyed most and remembered the most were the traditions and family time. Our family opened one present on Christmas Eve and I remembered always trying to pick out the perfect gift. I remember being at my Grandmother’s house and lying in my bed trying to get to sleep knowing that Santa would be coming soon. I remembered always making a paper chain with one link for each day until Christmas. What was not typically a cherished memory were the actual presents we received. Read more »