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The Captain’s Quiz 6: Our First Quizmas Together

‘Twas Christmas Eve Eve and across many blogs, People were writing about hot chocolates and eggnogs. The Captain’s Quiz was posted by our good friend named Paul So that a great Quizmas would be had by all! And so for the quiz champion title they clamored This post has the questions and the way Renata answered… Question: Santa Claus is on a health kick this … Continue reading The Captain’s Quiz 6: Our First Quizmas Together

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Get to Know Me – Festive Edition

Hey all! Happy almost-Christmas for all who celebrate! This week, I’m answering some fun and festive questions about myself. My blogging buddy Bill answered these questions on his blog last week, and I thought it would be fun to answer them as well.  Want to get to know me? This is a blog, and I can’t hear your response…so that’s a yes! Let’s do this … Continue reading Get to Know Me – Festive Edition

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Ghosts of Christmas Toys Past

This week on the blog, my fiancé Dan wanted to come on and share about all of the toys that he got as a kid for Christmas. Whether they were fun, dangerous, or anywhere in between, get ready for one blast from the past! Christmas is supposed to be about giving right?  But when we were kids? Yeah, not so much!  I’m sure your father … Continue reading Ghosts of Christmas Toys Past

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161 Thoughts I had While Watching Olive, the Other Reindeer

So this year, I received the greatest gift of all from my best friend Marisa — a new animated Christmas movie to watch! While we were chatting one day this week, she asked if I had ever seen the Christmas special Olive, the Other Reindeer. Having no idea what this special was, I looked it up on YouTube. Since my post from two years ago … Continue reading 161 Thoughts I had While Watching Olive, the Other Reindeer

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My Feelings on Santa Claus

Do you remember being back in middle school and there was one kid that still believed in Santa even though they were way too old to still believe in Santa? Yeah, that was me. At the ripe, old age of 10, I still believed that Santa Claus existed and would not hear anything to the contrary. Sure, everyone around me became non-believers one-by-one, but they … Continue reading My Feelings on Santa Claus