Christmas Party

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Handsome and I have our own Christmas outside of the crazy family Christmas. We do our own thing days before most people have even purchased all of their gifts.

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It’s nice because we wear pajamas all day and sing songs and watch movies. We take naps. We snuggle. We also celebrate with all of our friends with a cookie party. It’s great because it’s over the top. This year I went a little crazy and made not one, not three, not five, not seven but TEN batches of Christmas cookies.
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It seemed like such a great idea. Well the truth is you never know how many cookies people make. Sometimes you get people who go nuts and decorate ALL THE THINGS. Then you get some people who spend hoards of time on two or three master pieces.
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Every year I am grateful for the folks who roll up their sweatered sleeves and help roll out and cut out the shapes.

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By the time everyone comes with light up sweaters and bells I can’t eat another cookie. Nor do I want to decorate any.
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It’s a great time though to watch everyone pile around the icing.

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It makes me giddy. I wonder sometimes about not doing it. Then I look back at these sugar covered photos and I love it. I love it.Over The Top Christmas Party 2013 137

Also when you invite artists there are some amazing cookies that end up being created.

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We had the great idea this year to get pizza boxes from GFS and have people take their cookies home in these containers. They work really well and we actually got the idea from handsome and I’s favorite places in Bloomington Indiana – Baked.

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Overall it’s one of my favorite ways that we celebrate our friends and family. All crammed around a table and on a sugar high.

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– Tomato Was Covered in Sugar