Christmas in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Ricans love them some holidays! I absolutely love this place during the holidays. The municipalities go nuts with christmas lights (not always up to code, families get together and neighborhoods decorate for all the celebrating they are about to do for Christmas, Day of the Innocents, Three Kings Day and the Birthday of Eugenio María de Hostos.

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Happy Holidays Everyone!

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Sydney is taking a nap and I wanted to say Happy Holidays!!!. Enjoy your day!! [caption id="attachment_1584" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Sydney and Eli playing with the alphabet and animal magnets Santa brought."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1585" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Christmas Cookies"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1586" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Christmas Day wagon rides."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1587" align="aligncenter" width="447" caption="Just delivered cookies (see above) to our neighbors."][/caption] This

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Jose de Diego Day in Puerto Rico

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Today is Jose de Diego day in Puerto Rico. My day started off busy in the office and talking to Luis about some kitchen cabinet work he is finishing up. Around 12:30 I started calling the Departmento de Hacienda to try to get information on getting my employees covered by workers compensation...which is another story in itself. Anywho,

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The Weather Outside is Frightful

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Today is December 24th, 2008. It is the day before christmas (christmas eve in 3 hours) and Summer and I are chilling at the house listening to holiday music and doing little odds and ends. After a full and thorough house cleaning yesterday, the Granite Company showed up two hours late to install the new marble top we

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Where’s Stefan?

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In the spirit of the Holiday, I put on our Christmas Tree bib like a cape and ran around the house like a mad man (it could have been the eggnog too). I stopped for just a moment to point where I was going to hang some lights and Summer snapped a photo. My holiday alter ego is

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Christmas Cookies Don’t Last Long

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It could be just me (doubtful), but I loose control of myself when it comes to tasty snacks like homemade cupcakes, cake and CHRISTMAS COOKIES!!! Summer and I baked up some Christmas cookies this week. We didn't get all fancy with generation old cookie recipes, we simply Googled Sugar Cookie Recipe and chose the one that looked best

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Oh Christmas Tree, of all the Trees Most Lovely

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'Tis the season, but it's a far stretch from the Holiday weather all of my family and friends that are still in the North East are experiencing. Christmas in Puerto Rico would come and go without any one noticing if it weren't for the invention of the calendar. There isn't snow and it isn't the least bit cold.

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