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January 05, 2014


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Karen (formerly kcinnova)

Nice job done by your kids!
My second-born surprised me by coming up with some specialized beading tools. We gave the married couple an electric blanket because they always require so very many blankets; I think Rapunzel beamed for a full 5 minutes over that gift! And my husband surprised me by making me a bottle tree... I've wanted one for several years, and he'd hoped it was a passing phase. (I'll post pictures soon.)


The Zen candle thingie is so aesthetically pleasing...as is that bag! I love the feeling of communion and true togetherness your family shares. You guys is the real deal!

gary rith

haha, your own CASE of hot sauce?!!!

Green Girl in Wisconsin

I got everyone exactly what they wished for with several surprises, so that made me happy. As far as GETTING things, well, to date no one here "gets" me, which I think is weird because I'm not complicated (I think!).
That candle holder is gorgeous.


Those gifts are awesome! Did Kinsey make any artwork as gifts? I am missing seeing her work!

I'm glad you had your whole family together for the holidays!


At least one of my children (one on east coast, one on west coast), send me a loaf of Grecian Sweet Braid, a tradition in our family. They went to see their father so I spent Christmas day with a friend of long standing and her family (which includes my stock broker). Great day!

Busy Bee Suz

Oh how SWEET. I love the thoughtfulness of them all. The girls loved purchasing gifts for everyone this year since they are both working.
My favorite gift? The girls are taking me to Sea World as soon as the three of us can coordinate our schedules. I only mentioned Sea World being my favorite place once or twice in the last year and they 'heard" me.
BTW: that purse is perfection!


Love the thoughtful, personalized nature of the gifts and that everybody got to hang out. We didn't do presents this year because we were traveling, but that was perfect.


How nice!

I was horrified when I met Scott and found out his parents didn't do anything for his birthday.

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