The Countdown Begins!

Word by Word

Good morning! As I composed this blog, it is the middle of October. But only SEVENTY days until Christmas-a favorite day of mine. I love decorating, baking, wrap-a-thon, and gift-giving. Today, I want to talk about another favorite of mine–Christmas trees.

When I grew up, my mom and dad bought some kind of fir. At home, Dad spray flocked it. He had a vacuum cleaner that blew out air and some magic potion for making the tree look like snow fell on it. Once the flocking dried, they put the tree in the living room front window. One year, Mom went red-bows and ornaments. We tested the lights to make sure all of them worked before laying them on the branches.

As a single girl, my roommate and I visited a Christmas tree farm and sawed down a Virginia pine. Handsome and I carried on this tradition with #1 and…

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About Vicki Batman

Funny, sweet, and quirky, Vicki's stories are full of her hallmark humor and romance and will delight all readers. She has sold many best-selling and award-winning romantic comedy works to magazines, several publishers, and, most recently, three romantic comedy mysteries. An avid Jazzerciser. Handbag lover. Mahjong player. Yoga practitioner. Movie fan. Book devourer. Chocoholic. Best Mom ever. And adores Handsome Hubby.
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