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My December 2015 in Instagram!

What a strange December!

It took a while to get into the Christmas spirit this year. Not least of all because of the weather (it was up to 70 degrees some days!). I was debating whether or not I should get a tree this year, since it was just me and Joe here for 95% of the month, but we did end up getting a small, fake tree. I spent so much time making gift guides for him and her and kids for the blog that I barely had time to buy gifts for my list. And I think I listened to Christmas music only like two days this year!

Still, I ended up having a lovely Christmas with the whole family in from San Francisco, Manhattan, and North Carolina. 

Here's what Insta saw in December:

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Oyster Fest 2015

This weekend was the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, NY. It was also two of the coldest days since last winter. Gorgeous and sunny, but very chilly. The chill didn't stop the crowds - parking was tough and the food court lines were long. 

Oyster Bay's Oyster Festival has it's roots in a homecoming celebration for President Theodore Roosevelt. Teddy's family summered in Oyster Bay: Sagamore Hill is one of my all-time favorite places. Since then, it has morphed into the East Coast's largest waterfront festival. And it truly is humongous - blocks and blocks of vendors, shows, attractions, food, rides, etc. 

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