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I Want To Know Your Christmas Memories

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    My Sons Favorite Christmas

    Someone asked a question the other day about which was better, the giving or the receiving of gifts and it made me think of this story. I once asked my eldest son (37 now with sons of his own) what his favorite Christmas was. I was surprised by his answer. He picked a year when...
    prism9 prism9 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Trees

    Every year at the end of October, it started. We'd be in Walmart, shopping for whatever people shop for. And she'd tell me, "Oh look!! They have their Christmas trees up!" We'd go over to that section, browse the cheap ornaments. When I was about ten, she bought a 3...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    Christmas was always a big thing for us. When I was about five, our parents started putting the tree up in mine and my sister's room. We'd keep the lights on for hours or until my parents went to bed. When we first moved into our house, I was only three and my parents...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Burglars?

    I remember about 5 years ago on Chrismas morning, as the excited none year old does, I woke up at 4:30 and since me and my sister shared the room for the night, I told her I was thirsty so we marched downstairs and she was making me a cup of tea, we made load noises and dropped...
    Trysomthingnew Trysomthingnew 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    Christmas Memory

    It was Christmas. I loved Christmas. It was exciting that bright early morning, waking up with so much energy, yelling things for everybody to hear, telling my brothers to wake up, and running down the stairs to the tree and opening presents. My four month-old little Pomeranian...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Nov 18, 2011

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    I Had To Make Them

    I decided once I was a teenager that I was not going to complain about what I didn't have as a kid. I was going to start my own tradition and make it a sweet and loving season. Just like my birthday month, I would thank and hang around people that have made my year...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Humbug

    im glad you all have good memories but some people still have nightmares of christmas past i wont go there and bring you down
    mikepowell mikepowell 51-55 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    Cookies

    Christmas cookies are a big tradition in lots of families.   When I was growing up,  we would have cookie decorating contests on Christmas Eve.  My Mom and Grandma (I miss her so much)  would bake dozens of delicious cut-out sugar cookies.  Then...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Entertinment For Sure

                                                   Oh...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    And The Moral Of The Story Is...

    Mr Glow and I set up the boys' presents on Christmas Eve. We always put each child's presents and stockings on opposite ends of the living room. And put our own presents in piles at the other corners. There are wrapped presents and unwrapped presents. Among my oldest son's...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 16 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    I Have Many Good Christmas Memories..

    This is one of my earilest memories,Christmas eve, I was in bed trying to get to sleep.My grandfather and grandmother were getting things together for Christmas.. I was steadly asking for water,EtC.  I was on my way back from the kitchen, when I met Santa in the hallway.He...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 70+, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2009

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    A Lovely Christmas Memory

    I thought I would share with you a Christmas memory that is special to me. Years ago, I became friends with a woman who worked at the high school that I attended.  She was a wonderful person.  She always had a positive attitude.  She was very warm and caring...
    luvmc11 luvmc11 46-50, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Tradition

    I have many wonderful memories of Christmas and think that some of my favorites are the traditions. The silver sixpence in the Christmas pudding, the tortiere and turkey! I remember one Christmas when I was very young ( along time ago as we still lived in a house with an...
    SuzieA SuzieA 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    Parental Guidance Suggested

    Traditionally, my cousins and I would bring a toy to my grandmother's Christmas dinner. Whatever "big" toy we got. Bikes, dolls, RC cars, whatever. There were six cousins who were within a couple of years of each other, one of whom lived next door to my grandparents...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    D Good Ol' Days

     When I was little, every Christmas Eve, my cousins and I would go caroling at night and we got money for it.  At school before Christmas break, we would have a Christmas party and we would exchange gifts.  Back at home, we would either have the Christmas party...
    reset reset 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    When I Was About Five

    My sister and brother and I was got one toy for christmas, I got one baby doll, my sister also got one baby doll and my brother got a gun, I remember we was so happy, it one of the best christmas I had when I was a child, one toy was all we needed. Now things are so different.
    Gold40 Gold40 46-50, F Apr 14, 2013

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    Humbug

    im glad you all have good memories but some people still have nightmares of christmas past i wont go there and bring you down
    mikepowell mikepowell 51-55 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    Most Are Very Bad

    as a child i hated it and all holidays as others came oer for the day and only had one meaning to me from 12 to 19 i love them as i was married and had a family that loved me and a wife beside me
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Mar 5, 2012

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    Really Do Not Have A Lot Before 1960

    1960 is really the first christmases I still think about, and it was sort of scare to spend it with my best friend and his/her family and grandparents. We had only known each other sense the stat of 8 th grade.
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 24, 2012

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    King

    growing up my Maternal grandparents had a dog named King. The name fit him well he was the king of the family and he was also my protector.  Christmas eve was always spent at my grandparents and there was always a ton of gifts for us five grandkids, and the adults but the most...
    thenewestdaughter thenewestdaughter 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    The Transformation Of Stepdad

    I always had nice and happy memories for christmas.  I always had good food to eat and lots of gifts.  I always had lots of family around.  Especially my favorite cousins who made my days brighter. The one thing that stands out the most about Christmas is how my...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    May your world be filled with warmth and good cheer this Holy season, and throughout the year! Wish your Christmas be filled with peace and love. Merry Xmas.
    xal13 xal13 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Right now whike writting this about to cry but i know i mustn't. really how could a few bad memories hurt you like is there way to gust forget every thing i really wantto know...
    anthoni15 anthoni15 18-21, M Dec 2

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    Gentlemen: I want to know your most embarrassing hard on story. Did a teacher make you answer a question on a board? Maybe you were at dinner with your girlfriend's parents and it...
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 12 Responses Dec 3

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    My Christmases are always crazy busy due to my huge family. But every year my grandparents on my moms side come to our house on Christmas Eve and we open one of our gifts from them...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    I wish to be ticklish. I want my friends to tickle me and my boyfriend to tickle me. How do I get them to tickle me. I don't know if I am ticklish.
    tickler3408 tickler3408 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    i love all christmas movies but elf is my favourite. (:
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 21

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    I absolutely love "The Christmas Story"
    candacej1983 candacej1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    If you are to see one Christmas movie this year, let it be Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, Elsa Lanchester and James Gleason in The Bishop's Wife from 1947...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Q: What do you get when you combine a Christmas tree with an iPad? A: A pineapple
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Pentatonix - that's Christmas to Me https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wXOhLfWezwA
    dreshany dreshany 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Merry Christmas Kiss My *** by All Time Low.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I'm so sad :( I Even thou we've been having around 2 and 7 degrees (Celsius) here in Germany is not cold enough for snow yet and I think it won't be that cold in this winter...
    OurIvoryTower OurIvoryTower 18-21, F Nov 24

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    I don't want to damage a tree for it :(But I love the unexpectedness of this, the carving is just brill :)
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Moving forward using all my breathMaking love to you was never second bestI saw the world crashing all around your faceNever really knowing it was always mesh and laceI'll stop...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Tribute to Pink <3 *Note that this also happens to be the perfect break-up playlist. Pink takes you through each stage of a relationship. From the good "I love you" stage,to...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Dec 10

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    This is one of my favorite bible verses, its actually the entire chapter that i love Isaiah 55:1-13 1 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money...
    urgd urgd 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Knock-knock. Who's there? Dishes. Dishes who? Dishes the police! Come out with your hands up!
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I love Thanksgiving turkey day is the best. Why wouldn't it be first you spend all day cooking eating and spending time with your family and friends. Then you eat a huge meal and...
    Daydream1000 Daydream1000 16-17, F Nov 27

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    Feel free to tell me your story. I would love to hear absolutely anything about you and maybe even make new friends. :)
    ursula1607 ursula1607 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Do we really know what we want and need???.. I mean "really" know.....or is it just a quick list off the top of our heads.....
    candyone candyone 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Ladies what are your top 10 Things you looking for in a lover..
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Dec 7

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    Tell me your favourite song please :)
    Alicolette Alicolette 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The year was 1977. I had only been in this long distance relationship with this absolutely beautiful young lady for a few months but sometimes you just know. One day sent her a...
    stxlcc stxlcc 56-60 Nov 23

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    My maternal great grandmother was an Italian immigrant who settled in Brooklyn following her arrival to the United States. Because she did not know how to prepare a traditional...
    losttoday60 losttoday60 51-55, M Nov 26

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    I got mine from a commercial that didn't get much airplay. Wanna know?
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 3 Responses Nov 27

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    "People are always telling you that change is a good thing, but what they're really saying is that something that you didn't want to happen just happened." -- You've Got Mail.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    One of my tickle fantasies is to tickle a beautiful girl that would be classified as ridiculously ticklish. In my opinion it's one of the best scenarios in the tickle world to...
    ChristianKekoa90 ChristianKekoa90 22-25, M Dec 1