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Christmas is off to a bad start

First, I pulled the tree out and it’s a disaster — the branches are a mess, the stand isn’t holding the tree straight, and it has all of these gaps. I had my son hold the tree in the right … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I love Christmas! I love any holiday. I so want to buy¬†menorah¬†and dreidal ornaments, but I think it might be disrespectful to put them on a Christmas tree, but they seem like such a beautiful way to commemorate the miracle … Continue reading

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I still hate Christmas…

I’m sleeping through it — Keas

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I don’t like Christmas either…

The furniture is all moved around, and there are these little lighted things on my favorite napping spot. And why is everyone laughing and calling me Catzilla? — Boo

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Really? I kind of like Christmas…

… lots of dog treats and bright, shiny things to tear up. I’m not crazy about this thing on my head, but everyone is looking at me and telling me I’m cute for some reason. — Gypsy

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I hate Christmas…

Meh to this holiday season crap. Meh! –Keas

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This is your cat on drugs …

Every year, one of our crueler traditions is getting our cats high. They have developed quite a catnip habit. They’re all very excited anyway, because they know about the stockings full of toys and cat treats and, yes, catnip. Cleo … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Perfect Christmas traditions

I used to bake beautiful things for Christmas — intricate cookies, homemade breads, from-scratch pies. Then I had kids. Immediately Christmas became all about them. I was no longer interested in making perfect cookies. I wanted to create perfect Christmas … Continue reading

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My little tree

This is one of my Christmas gifts this year: My own little tree, to decorate however I dang well please. It’s in the basement, which has a beach theme. I wanted beach ornaments in the worst way, so on Black … Continue reading

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Fried kitten

The other day, I was making toasted cheese sandwiches on a griddle on the stove. I turned off the stove but left the griddle on the burner — I learned the hard way that I have to keep the cats … Continue reading

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