Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing

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This Tuesday, the weekly book meme sponsored by The Broke and the Bookish asked bloggers to list the top ten books we wouldn’t mind Santa bringing us tomorrow. In case Santa (or my mom) is reading this, I want to fully acknowledge that none of these books were on my gift list, so I don’t expect any of these. That being said, if they happened to appear under the tree tomorrow morning, I’d find space for them on my shelf. Continue reading “Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing”

Marry, Date or Dump: Christmas Elves

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Last year I gave you the option of marry, dating or dumping different Santas, this year we are going further down the food chain to the people who make toys in his workshop: the elves. I haven’t exactly made my mind up yet, but I’m excited to see who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump when given the options of Hermie the elf, Elf, and elf on the shelf. Let me know on the comments, and whatever your holiday plans are or what you and your family celebrate I hope you all have a lovely week!

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Eight Life Lessons from A Christmas Carol

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1. No one likes a penny pincher: “Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.” Continue reading “Eight Life Lessons from A Christmas Carol”

Marry, Date or Dump: Santa Claus

Merry Christmas friends! Whether today means presents and fir trees, Chinese food and movies, or a day off work – I hope everyone is having a fantastic Tuesday. You may or may not believe. He may or may not bring you presents. But I’m sure you have an opinion of the cherry-cheeked man in a red suit. Which Santa from pop culture  would you marry, date and dump. I’ve listed some of my personal favorites below, but feel free to choose your own options.

Kris Kringle from Miracle on 34th Street
                         Kris Kringle from Miracle on 34th Street
Kris Kringle from Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Kris Kringle from Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Scott Calvin from The Santa Clause
                          Scott Calvin from The Santa Clause