Barb comes from a family with three sisters and a brother, which made the Christmas holidays fun because there were a lot of presents under the tree! For the first seventeen years of her life, her dad was in the Air Force and that meant moving every few years, but regardless of whether they lived in South Carolina, Florida or Texas; Japan or Kwajalein, their Christmas traditions arrived right along with the Mayflower Moving Van. Christmas was Life Saver(r) story books, hanging stockings on a pretend fireplace, dressing alike in outfits Mom had made us for midnight church service on Christmas Eve, even peeking under Mom's bed because that's where she always hid the Christmas presents. Barb likes to think she has preserved the best of the holiday traditions because now Christmas means having her family close at hand - Dave, her husband of thirty-seven years; her son, Tom and his delightful wife Stephanie; and her daughter, Cassie, who married John, a wonderful son-in-law, just this past May on Mother's Day. Barb can be reached at: email@example.com or through her website at: www.authorsden.com/barbarajbaldwin.