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Her appetite for gifts is insatiable

On Friday night, December 26th, as I was tucking The Love Fairy into bed, I leaned in close, rubbed her nose with mine and gently kissed her gorgeous face.   As I said good night and was about to get up to leave, she said, “Mama?” “Yes, honey.” “I know we just had this Christmas but how many days are left before the next Christmas?” With wrapping paper and Santa gifts scattered all over the house, lightning-fast thoughts of “holy shit – she has got to be kidding me” ran through my thoroughly exhausted brain....