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Holiday Traditions

Do you have any holiday traditions?

We have so many & I always find it hard to veer from traditions.  Although I will say, I think I'm getting better at the changes that come every year.

We still go out to pick out our Christmas tree on a Christmas tree farm (the last few years with a varying number of people).  I haven't missed one.  Just sayin'.  Except for that year I was in Mexico, but that's an exception to everything.

A tradition I didn't even know was a tradition until last year is watching Love Actually for the first time every season with Karen, my sister.
Last year:
Me:  I watched Love Actually over the weekend.
Karen:  You did what!  We're supposed to watch it together for the first time every year.  Then you can watch it on your own after that first time.

May I note she was not even living in Chicago at that point.  So #1 how I was supposed to know that and #2 I didn't even see her in December before Christmas.

So now that I know this is a tradition we got it on the calendar for last night.  (Yes, it's a bit late in the season, but things have been busy and I've resisted watching it.)  And it was totally worth it.  We danced, we sang, we said lines with the movie, and drank a lot of Ste. Gen wine.  Basically if anyone else was there they would have been annoyed.

love actually is all around

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