Four years ago for Christmas, I was told that my mom would be having a little girl. Even though I didn't get to open that present until March 16 of that year. She has been the best gift that I have ever gotten. I always lose my gifts that I get but I haven't lost her yet.
My most significant Christmas was when I was around 12 and all my family members got together at my grandmas and laughed, ate and had a good time.
In the past couple years, all the family has gone their own way and we aren't as close anymore. We barely even have a Christmas celebration. It seems everyone has forgotten about Christmas and its real meaning in the rush and hurry of getting their shopping done with so they can relax.
So I would have to say the most significant Christmas for me was when I was 12 because the family was so close and we could actually celebrate Christmas and be with family.
My most important Christmas was four years ago. I was in seventh grade at the time and learned a valuable lesson. A month before Christmas or so my family had a house fire. Unfortunately, most of our belongings were lost to smoke damage. Our family moved in with my grandparents until we had enough money to find a new place. We didn't get much that Christmas but I learned the true importance of having the love of your family around the holidays. I am very fortunate to have such a close family.
My most significant Christmas was when I was 3 years old because it was the first one I can remember. I got new pj's and some new stuffed animals and my favorite of all was a train set that I still have and play with. That's my most significant Christmas.
My most significant Christmas was last year. My mom had bolted a clue in between two pieces of wood about six times. She gave me the first one which I had to unscrew just to get the next clue. The clues led me all over inside and outside the house. The last one had me go into our garage where a new four-wheeler sat waiting for me. It's small and red. I was so excited and I ride it all the time, especially when there's not enough snow to go snowmobiling. That was my most significant Christmas. I love my mom. She's awesome.
My most significant Christmas would have to be when my whole family got together at my house for the holiday. We had such a fun time. Normally, we never have the whole family at the same place for Christmas. So it was really cool. We had a huge dinner and watched a bunch of Christmas shows. All the kids in the family went outside and went sledding, skating and snowmobiling. We also got to open all of our presents and this was the Christmas when I got my favorite toy -- the real (well not totally real) Barbie. That's why that was my favorite Christmas.
My most significant Christmas is when I was maybe 8 or 9 years old. My family and I were sitting in our basement celebrating Christmas when I saw this big red and white figure stand at the bottom of our patio. I went and opened up the shades and there I saw Santa. He was big and round, had a long white beard. It seemed so real. I invited him in and he sat right next to me and my sisters and brothers and gave us candy canes and told us how good we were this year. It was the best thing that had happened to me. I ran to the window to see him leave but by the time I got there he was gone. I realized a couple years later it was my mom's friends who pulled this off and my parents planned it the whole time. This was the best Christmas I have ever had because I can remember this day my whole life.
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