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Hallmark Recordable Cards Review and $25.00 Gift Card Giveaway (Closed)

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With the holidays approaching I’m sure many of us will be purchasing cards for the people who are special to us.  Hallmark has a line of recordable cards that allow you to record your own message in your own voice.  I know sometimes when I’m looking for a card I can’t find one that says exactly how I feel and the recordable cards would give me the opportunity to say exactly how I feel.

We received two recordable cards to review and I thought a video review would be perfect.  I was going to let my children record their own messages but they got camera shy.  So, your just stuck with me.

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Recordable cards are such a nice touch and puts a little bit of personality into the card that you are giving.

Buy It:

You can view the entire line of recordable cards by visiting any Hallmark Gold Crown store in your area.

Giveaway:

I have a really great giveaway for you guys just in time for Christmas gift giving.  Two Simply Being Mommy readers will each win a $25.00 Hallmark Gift Card!

How to Enter:

Simply visit Hallmark and leave me a comment below letting me know your favorite Christmas memory.

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After you have completed the first entry, you are eligible for additional entries. Make sure you leave a separate comment for EACH entry. Each counts as one extra entry unless noted otherwise.

  • Blog about this giveaway with a link back to Simply Being Mommy (www.simplybeingmommy.com) and Hallmark (www.hallmark.com). Leave the URL to your blog post in the comment. {5 extra entries}
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This giveaway will end on December 1st at 10:00 PM Central time. Winner will be chosen via a random number generator. Giveaway is open to US entries. The winner must contact me in 48 hours to claim their prize. Good luck to everyone!

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About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.

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    One of my favorite memories would be that of my brothes, sisters and I laying down under the tree on Christmas Eve. All the house lights would be off…only the tree lights. It was really a magical time, the twinking of lights and waiting for Santa to come.
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    My favorite Christmas memory is opening presents on each of my children’s first christmas. They were always amazed with the lights of the Christmas tree.

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    My favorite memory is watching my son sleep under the Christmas tree. He was only a couple years old and I was amazed that he fell asleep there. How sweet.

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    Elizabeth Idzi says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is getting pierced earrings when I was six years old. I was told for 2 years that I could not get my ears pierced until I was 13. You could imagine the JOY I felt when I saw those earrings.

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    Michelle Draveski says:

    getting a new ornament every year to add to the tree

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    Katherine C. says:

    My favorite memory is my son waking up his newborn sister on Christmas morning, yelling “it’s Christmas!”

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    singing carols and lighting luminaries thru the neighborhood.

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    Tari Lawson says:

    I remember looking out the window when I was probably 7 or 8 and seeing two Santas walking up our walkway. My siblings and I yelled down to them and they promptly asked how many kids lived here. In the morning we found a candy cane at the door for each of us.

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    My favorite memory is seeing my daughter’s face when she saw her presents in Chritmas morning.

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    My favorite memory is one time it snowed on Christmas.

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    having christmas breakfast with my family.

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    My favorite Christmas memory was when I was in college and my boyfriend and I were so poor we really couldn’t exchange gifts. I woke up and didn’t expect anything. I went downstairs and under the tree was the most adorable puppy. She was my best buddy throughout college and I loved her so much.

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    My favorite memory is when my twin sister and I were kids. We were walking through Sears with Mom & Dad after seeing Santa. We saw this huge Mickey Mouse castle and begged our parents to get it. They said no so we walked out of the store huffing and puffing. Christmas morning, guess what we saw under our tree? They had already gotten it before we even saw it!
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    It has to be when I found out was pregnant with my son on Christmas morning. It was the best gift imaginable, we had suffered an earlier tragedy, and he was a most welcome baby.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is that one year, a week or so before Thanksgiving, my sister and I got into the Christmas mood. So, one day we just decided to decorate the house! We had so much fun!
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    Sandra k321 says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is walking into the living room where the tree was when I was about 12 years old and seeing my dachshund under the tree in the middle of all of the presents looking for anything that smelled edible. And she was standing on an LP that was sort of bowed under her weight.

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    My favorite memory is the year our cats knocked over the tree.

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    One of my favorite Christmas memories is my senior year when my parents made certain I was out in the car before everyone else (we were going to my grandparents’ house for Christmas Eve). My brother and father finally came out and we left. Two days later when we came home, under the tree was a beautiful cedar chest. I still have it, more than 50 years later, and I still enjoy thinking of the thought my family put into it.

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    I remember a Christmas when I was given matching nightgowns for me and my favorite doll. We must have worn those gowns for weeks! I tried to squeeze into it for years until it got so pilled and the seams started to fray. 🙂

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    Veronica L. says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is always seeing how happy my children are while opening their gifts and the feeling of love that I receive from them. Thanks for a great giveaway 🙂

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    My favorite Christmas memory was I was five, my parents took me and my sisters to Japan during Christmas holidays.It was super fun and exciting.

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    Linda Lansford says:

    My fave Christmas memory is spending time with family

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    My favorite Christmas memory is several years ago when my mother was nearing the end of her life. A family that we knew told us they were going to take care of meals for us on Christmas day. They showed up in the morning with a delicious homemade breakfast. They came back in the afternoon with turkey and all the fixin’s and then came back a little later and cleaned everything up. It let us spend that time with family instead of fussing about meals. It meant so much!

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    I like the memories of the kids running in Christmas morning to see what Santa left.

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    Alicia Webster says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is opening up my stocking on Christmas morning. It is still my favorite thing to do, and I am 40!
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    Sarah McKee says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was finding a saddle under the tree when I was ten.

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    gregg deering says:

    My favorite memory is receiving a GI Joe with the kung fu grip when I was 6. It’s been down hill ever since.

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    Mary Gallo says:

    My favorite christmas memory is of when all us kids were little, we would lay underneath the christmas tree and talk about what we thought Santa was going to bring us. I also remember when they used to show the Yule Log on the tv.

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    Laurie Murley says:

    my parents was not well off but we had things i had seen this horse figurine in the home interior brochure and fell in love with it, you know young girls and horses well i didnt know it but they ordered it for me and i was very suprised because it was very expensive i cried for two hours over the gift.
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    My dad dancing with my mom around the living room to my new cassette I got for Christmas of The Fat boys singing Wipe out!

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    We would go to Disneyland every year and get a new personalized ornament! Thanks for the chance.

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    One of my favorite memories involves the Hallmark Store. My mom would take me every year to get the newest Barbie ornament for our tree.

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    Monique Rizzo says:

    I LOVE watching my daughter RUN downstairs to see what Santa has left!! Thanks for the chance.
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    A favorite memory is receiving Hallmark cards. Even today when I open Hallmark cards I know they’re going to be special and the sender remembered to purchase the very
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    Thank you for the contest. Happy Thanksgiving.

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    making our fave bread and opening 1 present on Christmas Eve, thanks for the opp:)

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    My favorite Christmas memory is the last 25 Christmas days I spent with my family and Granny. She passed away in March and this will be our first Christmas without her. She sure did bring a lot of joy into the house during the holidays.

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    I love my memory of a Christmas morning when I was 5. I found my gift area (Santa was an organizer) and there was a big Barbie Dream House and a gorgeous Barbie in a fluffy winter dress, with a plaid skirt & velvet bonnet with feathers. It is my most vivid Christmas morning memory & I still have the doll somewhere.

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    Last year was the first Christmas in years that our dad could be with us on his vacation. He’s usually here *after* Christmas, and it was great cooking with and for him on the actual holiday.

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    My favorite christmas memory that comes to mind right now is that I had begged and begged for an etchasketch. My Gram didn’t let me know that she had gotten me one, but she wrapped it up so I could feel the knobs through the paper. I figured it out, jumped around like a spaz, and she laughed. That Gramma was a huge part of Xmas for us kids. I miss her a lot.

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    Hi! Great giveaway! My favorite Christmas memory is waking up in the morning on Christmas and always having our view of the tree blocked off. My mom always wanted to see the looks on our faces so we all had to go out together. I thought it was so special and am now doing that with my family!
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    My favorite Christmas memories all revolve around my family. We have always had Santa visit us at our grandparents house as well as our own. It was so much fun getting up Christmas morning and trying to be quiet, yet still have fun. Now that I’m a mom, my favorite part is watching my daughter!!
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    I love wrapping the present every year.

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    The best Christmas Was when I still believed in the magic of Santa–“he” would bring us Power Ranger toys and the new Super Nintendo game!(Donkey Kong 2) and me and my brother rushed to play it on our little TV afterwards!

    But even so, i just love that Christmas warmth the trees and lights always bring. And just being together with family that makes everybody so joyful~

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    carole rossi says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was when my kids were young, a charity in our neighborhood, for a donation would have Santa come to your home. We had him pass out the kids gifts–it was a magical time.

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    My favorite memory is my brother and I getting up really early Christmas morning and trying to see the tree from the top of the stairs to see what Santa brought us.

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    Sharon Harmon says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was when my husband proposed to me in a beautiful winter setting. I am a winter person, so this was perfect! There was a frozen lake and everything was covered in ice and frost!
    Have a great day!

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    I love Hallmark ornaments and most of my favorite Christmas memories revolve around decorating the Christmas tree – and now doing it with my own kids. That what makes those ornaments so great – memories

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    My favorite was the year that my husband proposed to me, the ring was placed on the tree! Thanks!

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    I love shopping every year for a new ornament to mark which Christmas it is for each of our children.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is one that we repeat every year: I make an “official order” of who opens their presents and when. My grandmother has saved them for years, so I make sure never to repeat an order. It’s so fun every year to write it and present it. 🙂

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    May Schultz says:

    My favorite memory is of Christmas Eve, at church, in the dark, while just ONE candle was lit, and that touched the candle of the first one in the pew, and THAT person passed it on down the line. And soon the church was all lit up. We were singing “Silent Night” while this was going on, and on the last verse we all raised our candles up. It was a moving and beautiful site.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is when myself and my two younger brothers all got Swhinn bikes the year of my thirteen birthday. Mine was red while my younger brothers were both blue. We couldnt believe it when we went out to the living room and found them out there.I rode the heck out of mine until I turned sixteen and got my driver licence.

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    Christina G. says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is the time my father went all out and bought us a boatload of toys. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    fave Christmas memory is my dd’s first Christmas – she wasn’t even 2 weeks old yet but it was still an amazing eye-opening holiday for both of us! 🙂

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    Elizabeth J says:

    My favorite Christmas memories have to be watching my children’s faces on Christmas morning.

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    My favorite memory was when I was visiting my grandmas and santa came in the door. We all got to see him and get our pictures taken with him.
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    My favorite was the Christmas I was 10…My little sister was a Christmas Eve baby so my mom was in the hospital…My dad had myself plus an 8 and 5 year old at home….We got up at 5am and went and woke my dad up..We went and just looked at what “Santa” had brought then went and got in bed with him and went back to sleep….He tells us about this each Christmas and says he had only been in bed about 15 minutes after putting stuff together…..

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    My favorite christmas memory is watching the old Rudolph and frosty the snowman!

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    Angela Bailey says:

    My fav Christmas memory is the first one I got to spend with my son. He was only 3 weeks old. I loved dressing him in the Santa suits with the little hats.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is singing Christmas carols with my family while my grandmother played the piano.

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    My favorite memory is gathering with the family and just enjoying the time together.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is when my 3 year old daughter was so excited about opening gifts that she exclaimed “It’s what I always wanted” after opening each and every one. It still makes me smile.

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    My favorite memory is when my three children woke up to new bikes from “Santa” they were so happy.
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    My favorite christmas memory is making cookies together as a family every year!

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    My favorite holiday memory is singing songs with my girl scout troop. (I was the adult leader) It was fun to see the girls so excited and get the community in the holiday mood.
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    my favorite xmas memory is watching the charlie brown xmas show!

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    My favorite Christmas Memory is my Dad reading us The Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve. I REALLY want the recordable storybook from Hallmark so I can capture him reading it forever!
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    Leslie Price says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was finding a little blue Tiffany box left under my tree by someone special.

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    Mine would be getting engaged in Central Park around Christmas with the holiday lights up. He proposed on bow bridge overlooking the swan pond…it was amazing!
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    Selinda McCumbers says:

    The first “magical” Christmas with my son!

    Thanks!

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    Gloria Dornin says:

    I remember very clearly all 6 of us standing at the top of the stairs waiting to be allowed to come down and open presents. It was 5 am , and my parents were still wrapping

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    The most memorable year we had was when our new puppy decided to use the tree as his bathroom. Needless to say, we had to get rid of the tree, but we made do with our little fiber optic tree 🙂

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    My Christmas memory is having to wake up our 3 yr old daughter on Christmas morning!

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    Having my grandpa and grandma over on Christmas Day to open presents with and to have dinner with.

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    My grandpa reading us the Twas The Night Before Christmas to us on Christams Eve.

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    My favorite Christmas memory would be when I was little and it snowed a foot on Christmas morning

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    My favorite memory is getting the jacket I really wanted that I knew was an impossible gift. I was so excited!

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    Karen Gonyea says:

    Sitting around the tree looking at the Christmas lights 🙂

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    I used to love going to the huge Christmas lights display and Christmas festival every year
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    My favorite Christmas memory is leaving cookies for Santa 🙂 *Thanks* for the giveaway!

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    Michele Bishop says:

    Favorite Christmas memory was the year we got my parents gifts that said Grandma and Grandpa to announce that they would soon be grandparents for the first time. And they didn’t get it. They thought the gifts were from our dog. LOL. It was so funny, it was priceless

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    Dawn Hanlin says:

    Hi everyone and Merry Christmas. My favorite Christmas memory is watching my mom and dad look at each other with so much love. And them being so excited thinking they were sneaking and wrapping gifts for me. It was always funny to watch my dad try (LOL) to put together a bike, or something that required putting together. Mom laughing and then him. I lost him suddenly 3 yrs ago. Just ain’t the same anymore. Then there’s my 1st child, my 14 yo daughter, I put the special gift in her bed with her Christmas eve. She always thought it was Santa!!! It was a tradition. Shhh, I still do it!

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    Literally over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we’ll go. We had great memories in the superheated living room with relatives we never see anymore.

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    I remember my first christmas in my own apartment. We went and cut down our own trees and when I got it home it was several feet too tall. After shortening it I still had to get extra lights and ornaments.

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    My favorite Christmas memories are of how much fun the holidays were when my children were young.

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    Traveling across many states with my fiance to meet his family for Christmas is a beautiful memory silenttributary(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    Sharing the holiday with both sets of grandparents all together with our family

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    Jennifer T. says:

    At age 7, my best memory was seeing sooty footprints on the fireplace hearth after Santa had come down the chimney. 😉

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    My favorite memory is trying to stay up as late as I could to wait for Santa

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    Janna Johnson says:

    decorating the tree with my mom!

    Thanks for entering me! Great Contest!

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    A favorite Christmas memory of mine is when my grandmother babysat my brother and I so my parents could go Christmas shopping. We spent the night. When it got dark, grandma lit her angel chime candles and turned out the lights. We listened to her old Christmas records and watched the candlelight reflected on the ceiling. I will never forget it.
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    Mine is of sneaking with my brothers to peak and the presents when our parents went to sleep.
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    My favorite Christmas memory is being with my cousins on Christmas Eve and sneaking into the family room before dawn to see our toys.

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    Sarah Ulfers says:

    Dad would wake us kids up at 4 in the morning playing Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

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    Sheila Hickmon says:

    My favorite Christmas Memory was at my grandma’s house. She had a friend dress up as Santa and come see me. I was so excited, and the look on both of our faces was priceless!

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    My fave was celebrating Christmas at my neighbor’s house, because I am Jewish and do not usually celebrate Christmas!

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    Hallmark is the best. My favorite Christmas memory is when Santa broght me my new roller skates with Zinger wheels.

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    my older sister took us to midnight mass at a nearby church and the sound of the people singing was so magical.

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    My best Christmas memory only lasted 2 weeks. I grew up in Jersey City and always wanted a bike. I got one for Christmas and was thrilled. 2 weeks later someone stole it. I was sooo upset but we couldn’t afford another one.

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    My favorite Christmas memory was my baby girl’s first Christmas. She was so curious and funny.

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    My favorite memory is driving around after church looking at christmas lights.

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    I follow on twitter and tweeted: http://twitter.com/tomandmollyk/status/6213646071

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    My fave holiday memory is my uncle dressing up like Santa and interrupting our Christmas dinner every year! Now I’m lucky that he still enjoys doing it for my kids!

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    Susan Ledet says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was when I flew in and surprised my parents for Christmas. They had no clue that I was coming in town. My sister picked me up at the airport and dressed me up like a package. I had a huge bow on my head and ribbons all over my body. She went in the house first and then I just walked in. My mother just stared at me in total shock and it took her a minute to realize that it was really me standing in front of her. I loved surprising my parents that way. It was the perfect Christmas with the whole family together.

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    My favorite Christmas memory was putting up the tree when I was about 5. I had just started Kindergarten and made several ornaments, which I was very proud to display.

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    Jennifer Short says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was the year I found a child sized roll top desk from Santa Claus. I was a nerd even then, and I spent hundreds of hours in my ‘office’ until I outgrew it and had to ask for an adult sized desk for Christmas.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is our tradition of going to my grandma’s house in our pajamas (“Grammies in jammies”) for Christmas breakfast!

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    My favorite Christmas memory was having it snow outside so my siblings & I went out to build snowmen & went sledding after we opened all our gifts =)

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    My favorite Christmas memory is that when I was 8or 9 I had this huge Christmas book full of Christmas stories and songs that I loved to get out right before Thanksgiving ans read all the stories to my little brothers.And then we sould sing all the songs and just had so much fun. I read the stories so much that I memorized most of them.

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    Amanda Galloway says:

    My favorite memory is baking cookies from scratch with my niece. It is always fun seeing the different ways we can decorate them.

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    Marjorie Whitney says:

    One of my favorite Christmas memories was captured in a photo of my daughter and I when she was a mere 3 months old. She’s trying to lift herself to get a better look into the Christmas tree lights.

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    Making cookies every Christmas Eve for Santa now I do it with my kids 🙂

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    My favorite Christmas memory is spending Christmas Eve each year at my grandparents, with the entire extended family. We would have a huge dinner and then presents (and more presents!) would be exchanged.

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    Crystal F says:

    I remember getting cabbage patch earmuffs when I was little. I thought they were the best and wore them everywhere. Thank you!

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    Nancy Sloan says:

    My favorite memories are picking out all the personalized and cute ornaments to hang on our tree every year

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    Carrie Zeiter says:

    The year of the Cabbage Patch doll is one of my favorite memories. We were so sure there was no way our mom got us one and there on Christmas morning to our surprise, were two!

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    Laurie Murley says:
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    My favorite christmas memory is when my husband proposed to my on Christmas Eve and gave me an engagement ring.

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    My favorite memory is: gathering at my Grandparents on Christmas Eve and my uncle playing Santa Claus. That was quite a few years ago and I still treasure that memory.

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    kelly wakefield says:

    my favorite Christmas memory is making christmas cookies with my dad when i was 12 – took us all day & by the end of the day those cookies really looked sad, but we had a great time together!

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    My favorite memory/tradition is going Christmas caroling with the family!

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    I think I have a number of memories that roll into one big memory. When I was little, every Xmas eve, we’d go to my godparent’s house. They’d have a HUGE party…and I’d get to see relatives I only saw once a year, be with my grandparents, and family. I miss that.
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    Charity S. says:

    The Christmas before my grandmother died. My whole family was together in one place, and we got to spend time with her. Thanks

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    My favorite Christmas memory is my daughter’s first Christmas, her eyes lit up when she saw all the gifts for her!

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    My favorite Christmas memory is of sleeping on the couch with the lights twinkling on the Christmas tree at my grandmother’s house when I would spend the night.

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    My favorite Christmas memory is spending Christmas with my family at my Great Grandmothers house the Sunday befor Christmas. Then on Christmas eve we have a big dinner at my mamaws and papws house!
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    Lori Walker says:

    I loved spending the holiday with my grandfather in his old home.

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    I remember the year we went to Disneyworld. We ate Christmas dinner at a truck stop, but the memories are so awesome!
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    My favorite Christmas memory is when my mom & dad gave me a shadowbox with my baby outfit and bracelet framed. I actually cried. Thanks.

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    sheila k. says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is helping my mom bake cookies and wrap presents for a family she knew who was having a difficult time financially and wouldn’t have Christmas without our help. It was so exciting when my dad got back from “doorbell ditching” the gift boxes — listening to him describe each detail about he got away without being “caught.” It set a pattern in motion for my own life.

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    barbara wright says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was the year we had an ice storm and had no power. We went to Ryans Restaurant to eat and “Santa” walked around to ask what all the kids wanted for Christmas. My son said electricity!!

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    My favorite memory is from last Xmas when I had everyone together. I am so glad I took plenty of pictures
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    The time we had our Old Aluminum CHristmas Tree up and sitting around watching the rotor wheel coloring it and listening to CHristmas songs.

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    Tiffany S says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is the year that “Santa” left his footprints on the carpet. I couldn’t believe it! I will never forget that Christmas. It is the main one I remember. Thank you!

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    I remember patiently waiting for it to be Christmas morning with my five younger siblings.

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    Veronica Garrett says:

    My favorite Christmas memory was my daughter’s first Christmas.

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    My favorite memory was waking up to a new bike after asking for one for a year lol.

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    Lance Pearson says:

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    my favorite memory is just walking down the stairs into the living room with all the christmas lights lit early x-mas morning. I just remember seeing the mountain of presents that one particular year. I can just vision it so well, i’ll never forget that image.

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    Jennifer Jozwiak says:

    Opening gifts after midnight mass.

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    My favorite Christmas memory was the last Christmas party we had with my grandmother. She adored Christmas so much…

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    Annemarie says:

    My favorite memory is watching the parade!

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    When my brother in law dressed up like Santa and had an old suit on from the 50’s. He looked real weird but the kids thought it was funny.

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    The Christmas we first shared together after my husband and I had our first child 🙂

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    Heather C says:

    I was so young, but I remember! I got one of those cardboard dome houses from santa. I put it together and just sat in there for hours and hours.

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    my favorite christmas memory is opening up one gift each at xmas eve night!!!

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    It was the year I was given my first Cabbage Patch Kid after wanting one so desperately.

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    Angela Winesburg says:

    My husband actually proposed to me on Christmas, one of the best moments of my life!

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    My favorite memory is our family dinners with all the kids

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    My favorite Christmas memories are of my whole extended family getting together at my grandparents’ house.
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    I love Christmas. We like to look at pictures from Christmas past.
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    My favorite Christmas memory is when I was younger and we would have a HUGE family gathering and exchange presents with everyone else. It was a lot of fun.

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    Lily Kwan says:

    My favorite Christmas memory is decorating the Christmas tree with my family.

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    I remember looking at Christmas lights with my family while listening to holiday music and giggling.

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