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I Like To Look At Christmas Lights

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    Early Birds

    When I was a kid, on the Friday after thanksgiving, I would go on a car trip with my dad around town to see who had their Christmas lights up. We would call it the early bird ride. That was back in the 80s-90s. People actually used to wait to begin celebrating one holiday before...
    Butrflie7 Butrflie7 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Christmas Lights

    During this time of the holidays I like to drive around the neighborhoods and look at how each house is decorated. For some reason I just love seeing the different colored lights twinkling at nite. Some are in unisone and others are just in chasing mode. Seeing the different...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M May 27, 2012

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    Walking At Night

    A friend of mine has been accompanying me lately on night time walks to view the different Christmas lights and decorations in town and the surrounding neighborhoods. On Sunday night, it was a bit foggy with a slight drizzle and it gave the lights an extra twinkle -- sort of...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    Always Have

    i remember before the divorce when my parents my sisters and brothers and i would all get stuffed into our little car and everyone was arguing it was loud and when i was young it scarde me. but once we got to those lights i couldnt hear anything anymore i was just looking. all...
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F Aug 11, 2012

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    Christmas Decorating~the proper

    way;-) πŸŽ„πŸ”ΈπŸŽ„πŸ”ΈπŸŽ„πŸ”ΈπŸŽ„ (Perhaps this is the reindeer that ran over Grandma?! #PaybacksAreABitch!!! Lol!)
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Like To Look At Christmas Lights

    i have always loved the Christmas season and driving around looking at the lights they are so beautiful i go almost every night don,t want to miss their beauty so i try to take advantage of it every year. vinny
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Twinkle Twinkle Little Light

    i love the twinkle of christmas lights how they shine how they brighten up the dark night sky love going and taking pictures of what other people have done i used to really decorate up my yard even won a neighborhood christmas lighting decoration contest one year however it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 26, 2012

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    And let my imagination fly.

    . To a place where people are nice and sincere. . Where they express their feelings freely... Where Nobody gets hurt. . The nowhere land. . Only existing in my deepest thoughts and hopeless wishes. . But I also think of those who have a special place in my heart. . Close my...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    China closet done for xmas cause I will be

    traveling for the next week
    phoenixprincess phoenixprincess 70+, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    (Photo) Well not all Christmas lights. Just mine. I did an awesome job of putting up the usual 500 or so LED lights. I plugged them in and, wham... most of them didn't work. I mean...
    MichaelYoung MichaelYoung 41-45, M 50 mins ago

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    I broke the rule "no-christmas-lights-before-thanksgiving" - yup, they are up and on! And I'm proud of it! Love this season!!
    ZoeQuinn ZoeQuinn 41-45, F Nov 24

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    We have put up Christmas Lights last week 
    IwasCandyWhite26 IwasCandyWhite26 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Yay Christmas :) I absolutely love this time of year. When all the lights start going up and people start bustling around. Its all so magical and everyone always seems that little...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F Nov 29

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    IN DECEMBER not November! It's getting to the point that come Christmas, I'm sick of it. Christmas songs on the radio Mid-November, Christmas adverts early November, sales...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M Nov 19

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    Christmas is such a happy time and seeing other people happy makes me feel less depressed at my miserable life.
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M Nov 29

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    Its so amazing how a guy looks so good in panties, I love seeing my husband and other guys wearing panties. I love having my husband put on a sexy fashion show when we have went...
    pantiescouple pantiescouple 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    That is one of my favorite things to do . It reminds me of being a kid and then going home and eating cookies and cocoa
    Dancemomisme1 Dancemomisme1 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 7

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    I can't help myself with all these yoga pants and tights yum
    ohno25 ohno25 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Think about all the places they've seen, the hands they were once familiar to.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    It's as if all my worries was just a small problem. We have a whole universe, so why should we care about those meaningless things? I 'will' care, but just for those moments, it's...
    Awanputih Awanputih 18-21 Nov 30

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    I love my Christmas tree. All 7ft of it. There are many sentimental decorations on it. Things that we have collected over the years. I always put it up on the 1st December and don...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I just put out my Christmas lights. Snoopy & all my light up PIGS are out, can't have Christmas without my Pig Tree and LIGHTS
    davidmuhn davidmuhn 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    At Christmas, I like to create traditions and add to them over time. I always have turkey, mashed potatoes and yams, broccoli-wild rice-cheddar- mushroom casserole. Cranberry...
    Dotbar Dotbar 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    I love Christmas lights more than anything! I wish it was socially acceptable to have them up and around all year round. Maybe even have a Christmas tree until the weather gets...
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm so scared for tomorrow. there is a light parade in my town for Christmas and it usually rains during the parade and last year I had my Christmas lights on my band uniform and...
    savvy1998 savvy1998 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Christmas lights make me sad. But snow makes me feel better...
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M Nov 21

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    Getting ready for my craft show on the 14th. So far I've made 35 pairs of earrings , a few necklaces , bracelets , a string of foosball guy Christmas lights and several wine bottle...
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Really HATE most of them. My father was into them so much that from T-giving to new years that was often all we could listen to. So it's hard to love something that's been shoved...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 Dec 4

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    I'm 18 but I look around 12, no joking, I look way younger then I am , I'm 5"2 and very petite and small lol sometimes I wish I looked my age because it gets in the way of...
    EmmiKitty EmmiKitty 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    It's a gift , I dont mind people getting confused about my age . I like looking you ger than my age , 😘
    PinkLipstick00 PinkLipstick00 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    And apparently, there is! According to a man on here, I am scarily like someone who was obsessed with him. I'm pretty sure he thinks I am actually her, and that I'm stalking him or...
    OlicityShipper OlicityShipper 70+, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    The Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree My Grandpa died in 1980 at the age of 81, and I remember him telling me and my sisters stories about life in the olden days. I recall one story...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is how my Christmas Tree looks With an Angel on the top - beautiful !I love a real Christmas Tree in my flatwhich I share with my friend Jessica !When the flat warms up...
    FAIRYLITE FAIRYLITE 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    Christmas is probably the happiest time of year. I like seeing all the lights and decorations but lately people haven't been doing that as much and I'm not sure if people just lost...
    mclovin31321 mclovin31321 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    AM I A SCROOGE? Christmas for me has become, in the passed few years a major downer. It's not that I think that Christmas is stupid, I just can't seem to enjoy it anymore. When...
    mrbill349 mrbill349 66-70, M 3 days ago

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    time to hang the lights and put my Christmas stuff out. I don't have kids but I have a ton of kids that live around my little town home apartments and it makes me happy when they...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Singing Red Bells *smile* exhaling with delight.... That's what I'm a doing right now!! And I had to share my joy. I have put the final touch of Christmas around here. A very...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    Actually hate using electric lights, so most of my rooms are lit with candles and oil lamps. <3
    LadyLynwyn LadyLynwyn 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    7 days to go and it's Christmas, anybody here's celebrate Christmas alone? Alone at Christmas time I very emotional feeling for me, remembering when I was young with the whole...
    lilsummergirl lilsummergirl 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I remember with fondness the Christmases of my childhood. My father screaming abuse at my mother because the turkey was undercooked/overcooked/too big/too small. My mother...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Oh how I wish it would just snow in my country ! For once in my life, I want to have a white Christmas and eat turkey and drink egg nog instead of Chicken and Soda ! I love the...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    My bf and I don't agree on anything anymore. He wants colored Christmas tree lights. I want white lights. He wants to shop at wallmart. I want to shop at Roses. He like the...
    Butterflywings1987 Butterflywings1987 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    As we celebrate Christmas remember those who can't have their wish. Like for cancer to be cured, to not be sick, to have a loved one that died back, for our solider to be home...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    Spirit Of ChristmasWhen pretty lights, change the city nightsWhen smiles instead of frowns, pass you byThere's a chill that's in the airWarmed by feelings we all shareLet's us know...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 7

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    I hate christmas for what it has become. I hate that people that celebrate christmas, which is around all of us, expects everyone else around them to like / love / celebrate...
    forcedchristmas forcedchristmas 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I love the Christmas Markets. I love the sights, the smells, the sounds, the buzz.Steaming cups of mulled wine to warm your hands and thaw from inside out. The aroma of the...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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