These Are a Few of My Favorite Things... Holiday Favorites
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
Take a moments and get to know your community a little better by sharing a few of your favorite things -
  • Favorite Holiday Memory
  • Favorite Toy from Childhood
  • Favorite Holiday Meal
  • Favorite Gift You Have Given or Received
  • Favorite Thing That Brings You Comfort

I'll start -

Memory - Christmas Eve's in Ybor City with my father's family. Lots of family, great food, and so much going on a breaker would blow. The adults would tell us it was Santa's elves getting things ready on the roof.

Toy - Barbie Air Plane. Wish I still had it for my daughter.

Meal - Christmas Eve - Pork, black beans, yuca, cuban bread, Brozo Gitano. Christmas Day was my mom's German heritage - Klubs (sp?), mash potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, Poppy Seed Cake.

Gift - Proposal and engagement ring on Christmas Eve 14 years ago.

Comfort - Curled up on the couch with slippers, blanket, tea, and my family looking at the Christmas tree in the house I grew up in.

Who's next?

Elizabeth
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1stLadyDi responded:
Merry Christmas!

Toy - Diana Ross doll
Song - Silver Bells & God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Setting - In the living room w/ lights off & looking at Christmas tree, lighted windows, & fireplace
Company - Spending time with my husband & children
Food - Duck, sweet potato pie, roasted chestnuts, collard greens w/ hamhocks, macaroni & cheese, Jiffy cornbread
Activity - Wrapping presents & placing them under the tree after everyone has gone to bed.