I hate Christmas!  It has been nothing but a bad time for me ever since I can remember.  It isn’t worth it to me to even recall any of the past Christmases, since they all were awful!  I dread this time of year.  Every year I swear that I am not going to let Christmas get the best of me.  Every year, something happens that makes that Christmas worse than any before it.  It is pure insanity!
I am sure my hatred of this holiday has a lot to do with my take on it.  After so many years of disappointments and bad things happening, I do have a bad attitude towards it.  But, it never fails that something new happens that just ruins the whole holiday, cementing the way I feel about it.  This year was no exception.
Blended families require careful manipulation of scheduling during the holidays.  It is a way of life.  I have been there, figuring out and carrying out plans to accommodate both sets of parents and the child for a smooth holiday visitation schedule.  You just learn to live with it and to do the best for all parties involved.  This year, we decided to go to my son’s on Christmas Eve, due to a visitation schedule for two of his step-children.  They were to be at their dad’s on Christmas.  No big deal.  Christmas Eve is as good a day as any!  So, that was what we planned on doing.  Somehow, through a lack of communication, it was not revealed to us until noon that day, that those tweo children would only be 

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“Home for the Holidays” Freebie Pts 3 and 4

Good Monday, Everyone!  I am finally semi-caught-up!  LOL  I have been super busy with online things!  I am finally at a lull.  But, it has been fun.  Today, the fruits of my labour, and Edna’s, come to fruition in the kit part of “Home for the Holidays”.  Last week, we gave you the two QP’s.  This week and next we will be giving you the papers and elements for you to create your own layouts.  I’ve been so busy, after I post this, I am diving in to Photoshop for some fantasy manipulations.  Heh-heh!  So, shall we get started?  
Miss Edna and I have been creating our own freebies, which we give away for free, for a year now.  Starting on the second Monday of the month, we give them away on our blogs.  We do two(2) Quick Pages on the first Monday, then, the next two(2) Mondays are for us to give to you our elements and papers so you can create what you like.  All of my past freebies are still available for download, so, feel free to go back and see what you may like.  I believe Miss Edna’s links are still active, too.
Click on the preview, either one, to go to Minus.com to download your two(2) parts this week.  I have my previews separated by elements and papers, but, either preview will take you to Minus.  Be sure to click on the arrows at the bottom of the minus download page to download both parts.  THERE ARE TWO PARTS TO DOWNLOAD.  LOL  Then, beneath that, you will find Miss Edna’s preview.  Click on it to go to her blog to download her two(2) parts.
Pts 3 and 4

Now, click on Miss Edna’s preview to go to her blog:

Alrighty, then!  LOL  Have fun!  And, do come again!  Next Monday will wrap up this kit’s downloads for you.  Until then…

SMILE!
Hugs,
Su

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