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Christmas 2016

It's three days into 2017 and another Christmas is in the books.  Christmases.  With an "s".  I love that we have special time with so many different people at different times around Christmas. . .

On Wednesday, December 21st, we planned our family Christmas.  Just the six of us and special people that are framily (friends that are like family). . .this year is was Marla and the Maxwells.  I haven't spent time blogging like usual this year, but the Maxwells are dear friends/neighbors we have become close to over this last year.  So. . .we set up schedules a few weeks ago, Thomas took the night off work, and we planned our framily Christmas.

Barbara brought over quite a spread to get the evening started :)
It was enjoyed by ALL!

For the last several years, I have made the same "special" meal for "our" Christmas -- beef tenderloin, saute onions & mushrooms, twice-baked potatoes, bread and asparagus.  This year we added Grandma's corn casse…