“I’m nonetheless celebrating.”

Pay attention: Taking down Christmas decorations is not any enjoyable. It is only a flat-out ache, and it will possibly even be harmful, too.

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“I put up my Christmas decorations the day after Thanksgiving,” Parton mentioned. “I have a good time Christmas and Thanksgiving till my birthday on the 19th of January.”

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“I all the time make them depart my decorations up ‘until after my birthday, ‘trigger I’m nonetheless celebrating.”

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I imply, you would possibly as effectively hold the social gathering going. Why not?

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Parton additionally spilled the beans about what she and her household put together for his or her Christmas dinner: We do all the standard stuff, like everyone else. The turkey and dressing.”

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“Generally we simply bake large fats chickens as a substitute of turkeys, however we do all of the hams and the stuffing, the mashed potatoes, and the pumpkin and sweet-potato pies.”

And Parton nonetheless makes hen and dumplings, adhering to household custom. “My household loves that,” she mentioned. “Mama used to make dumplings at Christmas, so I nonetheless try this, along with all the opposite stuff.”

Would you anticipate something much less from such a Christmas legend?