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My Favorite Holiday Traditions

My Favorite Holiday Traditions

I chatted recently with my grandma Kris Sicard about her favorite holiday traditions.

What is your favorite holiday tradition as a child?

My favorite holiday tradition is decorating the tree with my dad. We had to put each icicle on one at a time.

What is your favorite holiday memory?

Coming down the stairs early in the morning and seeing all the gifts under the tree is my fondest memory. When I was in high school, I wanted a suede coat with a leather collar and my parents granted my wish. I was thrilled.

What is your current favorite holiday tradition?

Our holiday tradition now is getting all our married children and grandchildren together at our home and playing Dirty Santa with gifts.

What is your favorite food to cook or eat on Christmas?

Cranberry orange bread, toffee bar cookies and decorating sugar cookies with grandchildren. Italian beef sandwiches and hot cranberry punch are also our traditions for the holiday.

What do you enjoy most about the holidays?

Getting together with family and friends is what I enjoy most.

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