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INSIDE This Issue

How My Folks Met


The Best Ways to Use Leftover Candy Employee Spotlight


A Domestic Dispute Success Story


Everything You’ll Need for an Ugly Sweater Christmas


to the white elephant exchange, except with the gaudiest

UGLY SWEATER PARTIES A Fun Trend You Can Easily Follow!

gifts you can find; an ugly photo booth, complete with terrible, tacky props; and, of course, an ugly sweater contest.

It’s speculated that the first ugly sweater party took place in Vancouver, Canada, back

that’s been cozied up for years in the back of your closet or a drawer, now’s your chance to give it new life. Arm yourself with a hot glue gun, thread, and needle, and patch Santa, Rudolph, or Frosty on it. And let it be known that an ugly sweater isn’t complete without sparkles, beads, and sequins galore.

in 2001. Since then, the trend has become one of the most popular

holiday party themes. Come Thanksgiving, you’ll start to see racks in all types of clothing stores lined with hideous sweaters. If you’re ready to jump on the ugly-sweater- party bandwagon this Christmas season, here a few things to keep in mind.

WHAT EXACTLY IS AN UGLY SWEATER PARTY? It’s rather simple — slip on your favorite Christmas sweater, gather all your friends and family members, make sure there are plenty of refreshments and games, and you’re guaranteed to have a top-tier party. A few ugly- sweater-themed games that should be on the agenda include an ugly gift exchange, which is similar

This is the only time of year when slipping into

a lurid red sweater with a stuffed Santa sewn on the front is considered trendy.

So adorn yourself in the frumpiest, tackiest sweater you can find, and have some fun this December!

YOUR VERY OWN UGLY SWEATER Ugly sweaters come in all shapes, sizes, and prices. You can head to H&M or a local thrift store to pick one up. However, if you have a sweater

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