Vicariously Celebrating Christmas – Scary Mommy

Vicariously Celebrating Christmas

Being Jewish, I’ve always suffered from a bit of Christmas envy.

shopping spree

Hanukkah’s great and all, but the lights and the store windows and the Christmas music always has me a little wistful for the month of December.

xmasThis year, though, I got to feel a little Christmas magic through the families on the receiving end of Toys“R”Us’ #NoWishTooBig initiative.


On behalf of the families, thank you so much, Toys“R”Us, for putting some magic back into the season.

xmas Collage

And thank you, from me, for illustrating what Christmas is all about.

PicMonkey Collage

And for letting me celebrate, too.

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