In our house we are doing Christmas lite. We still have snowflake lights hanging in the window of the kitchen and the new Nativity I got for Christmas now sits on the mantle.
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I don't like this picture, but one of my Christmas moments was when my mother showed me a letter written by my Grandfather Hatch in which he described his Christmas. He says that the only centerpiece on the table was an old lantern, which "cast a mellow glow on the guests and the food." Ever since I read that I wanted to try to replicate it. I brought the lanterns inside from the front step and put them in the center of the table. So here it is, a little after Christmas.