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Magical Merrymaking

Tomorrow is the first day of December and you know what that means! Christmas season will officially begin :) although judging by the decorations in many stores, you would've thought it had started immediately following Halloween! I love the winter holidays, especially Christmas traditions.  Decorating the tree, drinking hot chocolate, snuggling by the's just such a magical time where everything is cheery and festive and bright. Last year, I bought my very own Christmas tree and had an absolute blast decorating it.  We had two sets of red and gold ornaments but the rest were a random mix of stuff we picked up second hand from garage sales.  I couldn't stop admiring those ornaments and how delicate and intricate some of them were. If it were up to me, no ornament would be the same -- they'd all be unique, like snowflakes. Part of the motivation for wanting a tree was because Secret Santa exchange was being held at my house and I really w