Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Holiday Tips for Keeping Sane Getting a Life.

Byline: SARAH HUBBARD Of the Journal

OK campers, we've got five, count 'em, five days until Christmas. That might seem like a lot of time now, five endless days just waiting to be filled with last-minute shopping, but then there's work and errands that need to be run and the time fills up with other diversions and suddenly it's Christmas Eve. Same old song and dance.

So, instead of writing a long how-to or essay on the joys of the holiday season, I'm offering you tiny tidbits to ease your way through the final days of the season.

Here we go.

Getting a Life's 12 thoughts on Christmas.

1. Christmas fudge made by a co-worker and left in the break room is calorie free. …

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