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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

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Tyler Perry was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California on Tuesday, October 1.

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Actors Idris Elba (left), Kerry Washington (right) and Crystal Fox (2nd from left) were on hand to help salute their pal Tyler Perry as the director and playwright unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of friends and family.

Perry, 50, earned the 2,675th plaque on famed Hollywood Boulevard and some of his famous friends were there to help him celebrate.

Washington and Idris appeared in Perry's films Peeples and Daddy's Little Girls, respectively.

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After the ceremony, Washington took to Instagram and wrote: "Nobody is more deserving of this than you @tylerperry. Thank you for shining so brightly, for guiding our paths, and for creating new constellations.

Oprah Winfrey invited her good friends, singer Alicia Keys, left, songwriter Diane Warren, center, and actress Niecy Nash, right, for a day of gospel music and blessings at her "Wisdom of Sundays" brunch to celebrate the release of her new book 'Wisdom of Sundays' at a private residence in Montecito, California on Sunday.

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