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Christmas ABC's

Updated on May 30, 2013

A is for angels, Advent calendar, apple pie, apple pie, anticipation

B is for bells, Bethlehem, bows, baking, baby, boxes, believing

C is for Carolers, chimney, cards, candles, candy, chestnuts, cookies, cheer

D is for dinner, drums, decorations, dolls, dreams, dessert

E is for Evergreen, elves, eggnog, eagerly waiting

F is for friends, fireplace, fun, Frosty, festive, family, Frosty the Snowman, fudge

G is for garland, greetings, green, Grinch, glitter, giving, gingerbread cookies, grandparents, gifts

H is for ho ho ho, hugs, holly, happiness, home, holy, hope

I is for iced cookies, icicles, ice skating,

J is for joy, Jesus, jolly, jingle, Joseph, Jack Frost, Jingle Bells

K is for Kris Kringle, kids, keepsakes, kindness,

L is for lists, love, lights, laughter, letters to Santa

M is for mistletoe, Mary, manger, Mrs. Claus, memories, mittens, magic

N is for naughty, nice, noel, nutcracker, nativity scene

O is for ornaments, overwhelmed, opening gifts

P is for peace, packages, parties, Poinsettia, popcorn, pictures

Q is for quiet time, quilts

R is for Rudolph, reindeer, relatives, red, ribbons

S is for Santa, shepherds, singing, sparkle, sledding, sleigh, stockings, shopping, snow, secrets, skating, stable, snowmen, snowballs, star

T is for traditions, trees, tinsel, trimming, toys, turkey, traveling

U is for unity, unselfish, under the tree

V is for visiting, visitors, vacation

W is for wreaths, Wise Men, wrapping paper, winter wonderland, wishing, waiting

X is for x-cited, xylophone, x-tra special

Y is for Yuletide, yule log, yams, zzzzzzzzzzzz (kids sleeping)

Z is for zest, zealous, zoom

The magic of an old-fashioned Christmas
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The Magic of Christmas

I love Christmas, there's no way of getting around it, Christmas is my favorite time of the year. Everything about it is appealing: The excitement of choosing or making a gift for those on your list; The cool crisp air that makes you feel alive; The aromas waffling from the kitchen of a plethora of cookies and goodies being created; well, I could go on and on, but, I'll stop for a minutes.

During this wonderful, cheerful, exhausting season not many people seem to take the time to think, really, deeply think about what Christmas means to them. To me it means, family, friends, celebration of life and love, gathering together to celebrate living, loving, faith, hope, and the closeness of those I love. The gifts are an added pleasure but to tell the truth, just being with the ones I love is enough for me.

I enjoy all of the shopping, running around, and planning, it may be tiring but it's fun. At the end of the day I realized I had a hard time telling anyone what I would like for Christmas. I am one of those who are uncomfortable receiving - I love to give. My family struggles to find just the thing they think I would like. I finally shared with them that a picture of them is what would bring me joy. I now have a picture collection that is the envy of all those far and wide. I make a special gift for those closest to me as a way of giving a part of myself to them. My Christmas giving begins in January, after all, I need plenty of time to create.

Anyway, Christmas it the most giving, loving time of the year for, I hope, many. The most satisfying Christmas is when you spend the time just plain enjoying the company of family and friends.

Christmas Alphabet


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      Susan Haze 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

      rivanx, I can't wait for Christmas.

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      sika rivadedy nugroho 5 years ago from jogjakarta

      yeah christmas soon. previously saved christmas all ..

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      Susan Haze 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments.

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      Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      I enjoyed reading the hub. It's truly Beautiful. Voted Up.

      Best Wishes, Kamalesh

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      vibesites 5 years ago from United States

      It's a very very cute hub, very fun to read! Voted up and beautiful. :)

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      I loved this beautiful interpretation for each of the letter of Christmas. Awesome,voted up.

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      Thomas Silvia 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Just stopped by to say hi and share this hub !

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 5 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      Wonderful, fun, enthusiastic, and reader-friendly collection of holiday images and icons! Thanks so much for writing and sharing this beautiful hub!

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      Lisa HW 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      These are very cute. I don't happen to have any young children in my immediate life right now, but they caught my eye and I just had to say that I think they're very cute. :) Little kids get a kick out of stuff that has a Christmas-y touch.

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      acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

      Wow such a brilliant Christmas hub - I cannot believe how soon Christmas will be with us. Such a truly romantic time of year - awesome!

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      Susan Haze 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks kashmir56. I love Christmas.

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      Thomas Silvia 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      This is such a great Christmas hub and enjoyed reading the ABC's of Christmas !

      Vote up and more !!!