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For many years, Gracie’s Christmas decorating culminated is refreshing, a little unique and always fun. In her with a Christmas party where her efforts were showcased. 80’s, she loves life and the goodness she fi nds each Illnesses have put the party on hold for the last couple years day is evident. There’s a large button in her store that but Gracie is talking about reviving the Holiday Celebration says “I am not dead yet.” And the reason she does her this year. Christmas decorations, simply put by Gracie — “I live Some might fi nd Gracie’s collection of religious artifacts strange. But in typical Gracie style she explains that while she for beauty.” Gracie’s house was on the 2017 GALS Impressions, is not a religious person she does appreciate the art, dedication Home & Garden Home Tour. She thanks her grand- and craftsmanship that goes into these pieces. They are kids Amanda and Andrew for helping put up the beautifully staged throughout the house. Gracie’s take on life decorations every year. Thank you Gracie for reminding us where we came from, for keeping beauty at the forefront of our lives and for having fun with life. 54 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017