By Sandra Rose  | 

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This post is late, but better late than never. Merry Christmas to you and your family and best wishes for the New Year!

I chuckled while reading my most popular Christmas posts over the years.

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Remember when Kerry Washington gifted her friends with $400 Dyson vacuum cleaners for Christmas? Lol. It was the thought that counted.
 
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Remember when Walmart sold out KFC's wildly popular chicken-scented fire logs?

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Remember when Tyler Perry paid off $434,000 worth of Walmart lay-a-aways one Christmas? They say Walmart no longer offers layaways (but not because of Tyler Perry).

What about that time when a Houston oil company owner gifted his employees $100,000 cash each for Christmas.
 
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Below is my Christmas/Holiday playlist. Please share your playlist of favorite Christmas songs below.

As always, if I don't see you before the end of the year, have a Happy, prosperous, and safe New Year!
 

Every Year, Every Christmas - Luther Vandross

 

All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

 

Let it Snow - Boyz II Men

 

Do You Hear What I Hear - Whitney Houston

 

Happy Holidays - The Ohio Players

 

Grown Up Christmas List - Monica

 

Someday At Christmas - Stevie Wonder

 

Holiday Celebrate - Toni Braxton

 

This Christmas - Donny Hathaway

 

At Christmas Time - Luther Vandross

 

What Child Is This? - Vanessa Williams

 

Stevie Wonder - What Christmas Means to Me

 

Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto - James Brown

 

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jackson 5

 

Give Love On Christmas Day - Jackson 5

 

Silent Night - Temptations