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Top 10 Christmas Party Tips

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Patricia "Pacjac" Carroll and Betty Woods

I LOVE Christmas. And there is no better excuse than this amazing season to get together with friends for laughter, gifts, fun, and food. This year proves my point in the extreme! Just my family alone has 12 parties to attend in only three weeks. That's crazy.

But oh so fun!

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Author: Marji Laine

Marji is a homeschooling mom with teenage twins left in the nest. She spends her days transporting to and from volleyball, teaching writing classes at a local coop, and directing the children’s music program at her church. Raised in suburban Dallas, she got her first taste of writing through the stories of brilliant authors of their day, Mignon Eberhart and Phyllis A. Whitney, and through stage experience. After directing and acting in productions for decades, Marji started writing her own scripts. From that early beginning, she delved into creating scintillating suspense with a side of Texas sassy. She invites readers to unravel their inspiration, seeking a deeper knowledge of the Lord’s Great Mystery that invites us all.

15 thoughts on “Top 10 Christmas Party Tips

  1. You're not just whistling Dixie, Lena! Precious Redhead was invited to an Ugly Christmas Sweater party. You better believed I noted what she wore on the way out. (She promised it was just because it fit the best, but I wondered!)

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  2. Actually, "ugly" is in the eye of the beholder. It could be offensive to a lot of people to call their Christmas sweaters, etc., ugly. I've found it best not to use that kind of language about someone else's clothing choices. Our choices are what make our individuality. And God did give us the gift of free will.

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  3. Oh I totally get the must-have cookie recipes!

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  4. I've done a few cookie exchanges over the years, too, and always had a lot of fun. They also provided several more MUST HAVE cookie recipes–like I needed the excuse!

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  5. I guess I've been out of fashion for the last 20 years, but December is, well, December! What else would I wear to be functional and festive?Oh, and I'm hoping my victim will have a short memory, Jackie, cause we had a lot of fun! She took my pancake mix away from me so I'm thinking we're good!

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  6. Love you party tips. I had heard that about Christmas sweaters too, even saw a news segment on how to make your own.Dianawww.pencildancer.com

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  7. Marj… I think it depends on who you stole that book from. Some have memories like an elephant. lol. I love the tacky Christmas sweaters parties. Everyone has to wear their most outlandish Christmas garb. That can be fun.

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  8. Cookie exchanges are always on my favorite Christmas list!Great tips to make the season bright!Yep, the ugly sweaters are out in full swing–I have a collection and I loved them!!

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  9. Tiffany, found out I'm one of those moms. Precious Redhead informed me that she only wears the ones I get for her when we're doing photo ops. But I thought she liked puppies in Santa hats???Yes, Lynne! Thanks for the blog fodder! Woohoo!

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  10. When a bunch of writers get together, something to write about ALWAYS happens!

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  11. I love the ugly sweater idea!! Who didn't feel like their parents made them wear one as a child? LOLI like to bake at Christmas and take treats over to our friends, but the idea of a white-elephant gift exchange is always fun too!

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  12. I like #7. Chocolate!!!Interesting about the ugly Christmas sweaters trend. I've seen a lot of those lately. Now I know why 🙂

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  13. Cookie exchanges are fun. My twins actually did a candy exchange at one of their parties! That seems a great idea, especially for teens and tweens!

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  14. Awesome party tips. I love the goofy Christmas ties and sweaters.My friends and I do a cookie exchange.

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  15. Fun party tips, Marji! Um…I remember sweaters, if they're funky! LOL

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