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Wordless Wednesday - The Ghost of Christmas Past

We thought it'd be fun on Wordless Wednesday to share some of our past Christmas memories.  Of course, that means me and Kudzu are not included, but what's a dog to do.  We weren't here!   We do plan to make the most of this Christmas season and provide plenty of pictures of us doing so along the way.

Another of our family's tradition - that I think is really cool - after the tree is decorated the day after Thanksgiving, the whole family spends the night in the living room camped out beneath it.  This is one of the two legged kids very favorite traditions.  I can't wait!!!  Bring on Black Friday!!

Isaac and Cosmo snoozing under the tree. 


Come back tomorrow as we spend the rest of the month pawticipating in Thankful Thursday's!!

We wuf vu!!


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  1. Hi Y'all,

    That is so sweet!

    Y'all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

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  2. What a fun tradition!

    Licks,
    Ruthie

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  3. How fun!!! We love today's holiday look too!

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

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  4. My family has very few Christmas traditions that take place on days other than Christmas Eve or Christmas day. I normally do Christmas cards with my dogs. My family normally has a day in early December where we invite friends over and spend a day making Christmas candies. Its a lot of fun, and we have a great time with it.

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  5. Hey Boondocks!
    Wow, those two look totally comfy together! Very cute. I like this tradition alot. Anything that puts peeps and pooches together down at our level is a great time!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

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  6. You have some great holiday traditions.

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  7. What a sweet photo

    Stop by for a visit
    Kari
    Dogisgodinreverse.com

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  8. I love that photo and youw twadition sounds pawsome

    It's the sweetest season
    smoochie kisses
    ASTA

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  9. BOL! I love Camping! I'm tellin' my family 'bout this! Catchy music TOO:)

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  10. Great photo! Nothing better than enjoying everything about the tree - including snoozing underneath it!

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  11. Can you see me smiling? Too sweet!
    ~K

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  12. OH Boon that is so very cute. Can't wait to see more of the memories. Better yet, next year you and Kudzo will be in them.

    Love the music that plays when your page comes up.

    Love ya
    Bert

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  13. Woof! Woof! Precious SWEET Holiday tradition. LOVE LOVE your holiday header. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  14. Love the header and music.
    Oh my, Christmas is just around the corner.

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  15. Adorable and what a great tradition.

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  16. Gosh I love this - what a blessing family you all are...

    Woof Woof and A Meow
    Milita, SnowPea & JuneBug

    Merry Christmas

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