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Surviving the Season-- Review

Surviving the Season-- Review

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Coco Warner reporting This month we've been surviving the season with Coco Warner, discussing everything from how to winterize your home, to improving your annual holiday letter.

So in the spirit of the season and as her parting gift, Coco leaves us this compilation of the stories she's covered.

'Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the house, expensive air was escaping. Look for cobwebs, or a mouse.

Emergency kits for cars were prepared with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas and SNOW soon would be there.

The children were nestled all snug with their moms, while visions of flu shots scared even the bravest Toms.

And Mamma in her kerchief, worked on her skin, hoping the sun damage and dryness from winter wouldn't set in.

When out in the roads, there arose such a clatter. When a driver hits ice-- you can see what's the matter.

So away to the garden, they flew like a flash, quickly raking up leaves and tying trees with a sash.

Sunshine was fading, winter was here. Feeling blue? Take a walk to help fend off the tears.

When what to our wondering eyes should appear, but more stress than we can handle, enough to last the whole year.

But with planning and goals, and the nerve to say no, we survive the holiday season with less places to go.

More rapid than eagles, the post office came, quickly delivering our packages when our label has the right name.

Now parents, now cousins, now co-workers and friends. This year, no holiday bragging, and after one page, it ends.

To the top of the fireplace, to the back of the wall. Now decorate, decorate, decorate all!

And then in a twinkling, I remembered my tree. Using candy canes and elves, I made it represent me.

But don't forget the turkey- the stuffing and cranberry. And eating all of the leftovers-- a tradition so merry!

On Black Friday, we came, we saw, we went. Using the shopping tips we learned, we spent and spent and spent.

And I laughed when I saw the I-Dog, in spite of myself. But, it's what the kids want, if you can find it on the shelf.

And we're starting a revolution-- no more neighborhood gifts. Instead, donate to charity to give your neighbors a lift.

And away our pounds flew, after exercising and eating right. Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

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