"Before we open presents, our three kids get in bed with us and my husband tells them each the story of the day they were born. They don't let him forget any details!"
—Kelly Daley Zimmerman, 41, Fairport, New York
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See what Oprah's serving for her country-style Christmas dinner, as seen in O, The Oprah Magazine, December 2002.
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Moira Hodgson recounts the sweeping history of the orange, and recalls the joy of receiving the golden fruit on those English Christmases of her childhood.
Holiday ham recipe from Sheila Bridges, seen in O Magazine, December 2001