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Oh Christmas Tree

Growing up, relatives and friends from near and far would make it a point to visit my family during Christmas. It was probably to visit with me and my three brothers.  We were awfully adorable and quite well behaved children.  Or it could have been for the endless supply of delectable Italian Christmas cookies.  Chocolate chip!  Spritz! 

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How to Have a Christmas Smörgåsbord

“Christmas”, in my family, doesn’t refer to simply one day, but several days. Our family is scattered about the country, which leads to no less than four separate Christmas celebrations. Before the “real” celebration on December 25th, my side the family gathers for our annual tradition of a Swedish Christmas Smörgåsbord, usually at my house. This

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