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October 12th, 2010, 05:22 PM
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The holidays are rapidly approaching!! With that in mind - what is your favorite holiday and why?
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October 12th, 2010, 06:24 PM
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I love thanksgiving, it is about getting together with family and having a good meal. I like it better than Christmas because it isn't about what every got for each other, it is just about being thankful for what you have.
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October 12th, 2010, 07:29 PM
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I love Christmas! Jesus' birth is the best reason to celebrate, but I love the decorations and family time, the music, candles, etc. We never do a lot or big gifts, so no one gets too distracted with that, but we do have fun with it.
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October 12th, 2010, 07:50 PM
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I love Christmas, some of my best childhood memories are from Christmas and I want my kids to experience the same thing. I love giving gifts and spending time with family, and being spoiled! Now that we're Catholic'ing, we're going to incorporate Christmas Eve Mass, I can't wait!!
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October 12th, 2010, 08:36 PM
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I like Christmas for it's religious meaning.
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October 12th, 2010, 09:01 PM
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Christmas - We always had so many fun traditions and ways that we celebrated and learned while keeping the focus on Christ's birth. I have so many wonderful memories growing up around the Christmas season.
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October 14th, 2010, 08:36 AM
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Christmas! We have so many traditions we have started with the kids and I love doing them all.
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October 15th, 2010, 06:56 AM
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Christmas!! I love decorating and baking cookies and giving gifts. I love the way the kids get excited by the songs and the movies and the stories... It gives me the warm fizzies. I've already bought quite a few presents (I love coupons!!)

I am dreading Christmas this year, since it is the first one since my mom died, but the only way to get over the hurdle is to get over it...
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October 15th, 2010, 10:39 AM
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Christmas, it's a special day all around. Celebrating the birth of Christ, spending time w/ your extended family, all the joy and excitement, etc.

I just wish that the weeks prior to Christmas were a little less stressful but I do it to myself so I shouldn't complain.
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October 17th, 2010, 12:04 PM
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I hate holidays...all of them.

oh no wait....I change that, I LOVE Tax Refund Day!
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