Christmas Gift Surprise

Several years ago we started the Christmas tradition of allowing the oldest to open their presents first and so forth until the youngest opens their presents last. We all really enjoy the tradition because it allows each person to explain the gift they gave as well as really see the look on the person’s face when they open the special item. Another thing we are big on is gifting thrifted or found items. If you’ve been reading Blind Pig and…

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