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Sneak Treats

When our kids were quite young we started a tradition of doing the 12 days of Christmas for someone.  Sometimes it was good friends and sometimes it was a family that we thought might need some cheering up.  Each night for the 12 nights leading up to Christmas we would drop off some kind of a treat, or a decoration, or some item we thought would be useful to them.  These became known as "sneak treats" as we would try very hard to not get caught.  If we thought they were starting to suspect us, we would go to great lengths to throw them off, such as having a neighbor kid drop it off, or someone they didn't know ring the doorbell...

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