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Christmas in the US of A - It Started In LA
Is it that I’m always coming back to the movies that we often think there’s nothing like Christmas in the US? Of course Europe is where Christmas started and has the Christmas markets down but when it comes to packaging it in a nice white box (think Apple Marketing) then the US has it all wrapped up—with a perfect red bow on top. Christmas in the US of A Last weekend we got our Christmas on and went down to the local Christmas tree “farm” to pick out a tree. The local Christmas tree farm, by the way, was formerly known as the Pumpkin farm (ie last month). This year we were a lot more organised so got to pick from a vast number of superly (I know it’s not really a word) perfect trees. On our way home my daughter said, “Remember last year we were on the freeway and someone’s tree fell off their car?” “No,” I said, which didn’t surprise me because unless I’ve got a photo of it (& posted to Instagram) then I struggle to remember. “Oh wait,” she laughs, “that was on Modern Family.” (Is it just us or does that happen to …