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The Greatest Advent Calendar...Ever!

I have a strange fascination with glittery, schmaltzy knick knacks. I harken this bizarre behaviour to my grandmother on my mother’s side who every Christmas filled her small north end home with every Santa clause candle, gothic angel ornament and all green plastic plants sufficed for a mistletoe. So at Christmas I am in danger of being drawn to these kinds of things in stores mainly out of nostalgia, mercifully my practical wife curbs my enthusiasm before we get to the till. But one Christmas I was left alone to wander through a store that was filled with Christmas decor…I bought and I bought. Some things were returned as their existence could not be