Our First Christmas Together ~ 1982

I am re-sharing a post that holds special memories for me…. I hope this brings to mind some fun and special memories for you as well. Merry Christmas !

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Our first Christmas Stockings Our first Christmas Stockings

Our baby son and his bride spent this past weekend at our house. Before they left, I found myself plundering through some old Christmas items, in search of something to attach to my son’s “ugly Christmas sweater” for work. I was pleasantly surprised when I found the red furry stockings with mine and hubby’s names written in sparkly glitter. I looked at them and smiled. We were on a very tight budget that first Christmas, but we had these made at the mall, along with one for our adopted pup, Heidi. (We had a Charlie Brown Christmas tree that year and I loved it!) We walked through the mall, holding hands and window shopping, and not caring that we couldn’t buy much more than a stocking and a cookie. We had each other.

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Our first Christmas ornament ~ Our first Christmas ornament ~

The Christmas ornament we simply could not afford…

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