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Holiday Exchange - Jingle and Mingle 2016

Celebrate the Holidays of Season with your Cruise Critic Friends -- Thanksgiving - Hanukkah - Christmas - Kwanza - The New Year

This forum contains posts from prior holidays since they are packed full of good cheer and great recipes!

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Old December 31st, 2013, 06:14 PM
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This is a story I enjoy reading each New Year's Eve. I thought I'd share it with all of you wonderful people on Cruise Critic.

And Then It Was Winter

Happy New Year To All!


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Thanks for sharing this special story.
Wishing you a very Happy New Year.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 07:36 AM
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What a wonderful story.

Thank you for sharing it with us.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 10:25 PM
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erewhon and Krazy Kruizers,

Thanks for taking time out of your day to read this story and post your comments.

A very Happy New Year to both of you!
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You can view my wife's cruise pictures in the Travel section of her website Nancy's Oasis and at the links below.

Your can view heartwarming Christmas Stories in the Stories Corner on her website.

2016 14 day Alaska Maasdam Ketchikan,Juneau,Dawes,Icy Strait Point,Anchorage,Homer,Kodiak,Hubbard,Sitka, Victoria,BC
2015 Christmas Adventure of the Seas St. Croix, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, Dominica, Barbados
2014 Christmas Island Princess ~ Partial Panama Canal with Columbia, Costa Rica, Grand Cayman, Aruba
2013 Christmas Adventure of the Seas ~ So.Caribbean St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Aruba, and Curacao
2012 Christmas Mariner of the Seas ~ W.Caribbean Cozumel (Tulum) Jamaica, and Grand Cayman
2012 Radiance of the Seas ~ Alaska Southbound Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Hubbard Glacier
2011 Christmas Mariner of the Seas ~ W. Caribbean Belize (Lamanai), Roatan, Costa Maya (Kohunlich), Cozumel
2011 Carnival Ecstasy ~ Western Caribbean Cozumel and Progresso (Chichen Itza)
2011 Carnival Ecstasy Owners Suite Visit from the Upsell Fairy - 916 sq ft of paradise!

2011 Carnival Conquest ~ Eastern Caribbean Nassau, Freeport, Key West
2010 Caribbean Princess ~ NE/Canada Upgrade Fairy Visit FREE PH Suite - Newport,Boston,Bar Harbor,St. John,Halifax
2009 Star Princess ~ Alaska Inside Passage Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Tracy Arm
2008 Christmas Carnival Ecstasy ~ Western Caribbean Progreso (Uxmal) Cozumel
2007 Carnival Conquest ~ Western Caribbean Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel
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erewhon and Krazy Kruizers,

Thanks for taking time out of your day to read this story and post your comments.

A very Happy New Year to both of you!
Thank you.
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Thank you for a lovely and oh so true story; and a Happy New Year to you.

Helen
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