My Favorite Party by Rebecca Sicree

My Favorite Party

Rebecca Sicree on Christmas Pizzas, Hospitality & the Best Gift of All

When my son Tom was sixteen, I asked him which of our Christmas traditions he would keep for his own family. He thought for a minute, then answered, "Opening one present on Christmas Eve."

"But we don't do that!" I protested.

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Rebecca Sicree writes from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. She and her family attend Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in nearby State College. She and her husband Andrew have ten children, six of whom are now adults.

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