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What to Buy for Christmas (in July)?

Do you celebrate Christmas in July? If so, how do you deck the halls during the hottest month? I’ve never been to or hosted a sunny Christmas event, but I am now intrigued. After missing out on face-to-face Christmas festivities last year due to Covid, I wonder how many made up for it with a holly jolly July gathering of friends and family.  

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Top 40 Hits from a Bibliophile: My Favorite Reads in 2018

I am a bilbliophile and proud of it. I have an eclectic taste in books due to my background as a high school English teacher, MFA graduate student, multi-genre writer, and passionate lover of reading. I don’t have a favorite type of story and enjoy both fiction and non-fiction; poetry and drama; lyrical prose and factual essays. I love words and when an author can string them together into a page turner. 

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