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This one, oh lordy, this one took me some time to figure out. Growing up, our neighbor across the street would bring a platter of treats over every Christmas. Lemon tarts, apricots date bars and pecan turtles. It was the same every year, simple and in vast contrast to our reciprocal platter that was decorated to the hilt with sprinkles, jimmies, colored sugars, icings and an ungodly amount of little silver balls that probably gave us all mercury poisoning. As kids, our decorating styles leaned heavily into gaudy. Festive but certainly gaudy.


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