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Holiday Cheer

November 30th, 2015

Yesterday afternoon, all the ladies loaded up in the car and headed to Kingwood Center in Mansfield, OH for their Christmas event. It was a nice event, there were gingerbread houses, outdoor lights, decorated Christmas trees, and of course hot chocolate and cookies!
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Of course the gardens were lovely in their nakedness, the structure of all the trees and shrubs really come through. The tags on the plants are also much easier to see without all the foliage in the way.
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All in all, it’s a wonderful event and quite a bargain at $5. I’d definitely recommend going closer to dark as the indoor activities don’t last long. I don’t mind walking around the garden looking at the plants, but the non-gardeners in our group weren’t as excited about that.

What holiday events do you attend every year?

One Comment to “Holiday Cheer”
  1. Nebraska Dave on December 5, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Susy, I’m not much into family traditions since my wife passed away. She was the decorator, baker, holiday planner. I was just the guy in the background that did what I was told. I liked it that way and so did she. So now I’m quite content to just go to a friend’s house and enjoy all the decorating work they have done. We used to go for drives around the city to look at the lights but not so much any more. Now that Bradley’s getting old enough to enjoy such things, I may have to start up those traditions again.

    Have a great holiday tradition day.

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