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"Why does it smell like Christmas?"

by accidentaltourist on March 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

...said my daughter this morning when she got up.

Our favorite sugar cookies, baked for my son's birthday. Yesterday, it was gingerbread biscotti.

I suppose that does bring a hint of Christmas. That, and the snow that we are SO tired of.


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