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Jazan sighed. Nabile loved throwing herself into holidays, and he supposed it would be fun for the children. But he had no fond memories of them, himself – for him, a holiday had been a day when he successfully avoided his father. Razul had certainly never hung a stocking or a sprig of holly in his life.

by saphira_27
Scarlet Shadow: Carols in the Desert

Ahead of her, Lord Kelland of Altador, her uncle, pushed forward, unwittingly tugging at the rope that connected them in the storm. She quickened her pace, not willing to hold him back. As she did, her mind drifted back – to happier times and warmer memories...

by kathleen_kate
Wandering: Birth of a Foster Parent

The Hissi known as Xellaration stood in the strangest of places for a desert born Hissi like himself. He stood in the living room of a small, fixer-upper neohome, and watched as the human girl he called "Sunny" walked around and commented on the small repairs it would require.

by hzoo_26
Soul Food: A Soup Faerie's Story

This story of a young future soup faerie will warm your heart just like how a bowl of soup warms your tummy!

by jazzehness
Santa Scorchio

Sarah smiled lightly as she finished putting out a fire in the fireplace. There wasn't any snow falling outside, as they were on Mystery Island, but there was some rain to make up for it...

by boscoemax
Neopian Story Time: The Spirit of Giving

With a shout of surprise, Beth whirled around to see a small, hooded figure running off with her purse. "Hey, stop! Come back here!"

by ilovemycatembers
A Gift of Courage

"Of course Twisted Roses were amazing, and the fans were great, too. I met some pets afterwards and we chatted on the grounds for hours. A couple of them are starting up a band, but..." Kyla hesitated. "Well, I don't know, I just admire their courage. I wish I could do that sort of thing, you know?"

by teaspill
A Tale of Two Fuzzles

They said he would steal your toys in the night to break them, or would sabotage Tarla's shop of mystery, replacing the most expensive items with broken junk, just to put more money in his pocket. It was said he was the reason there were rejected Faerie Queen Dolls.

by futurevetpet
Thief No More

'Any moment now the time will be perfect to strike,' the thief thought as the neopet got closer.

by allison_kitty11
A Not-So Grumpy Christmas

Nobody liked Mr. Ross. He was an old, lonely Kougra that lived in a very small house on the outskirts of Happy Valley with nothing to keep him company...

by themorningafterlife
A Game of Chess... Or Not

"You and Callie aren't quite a couple of kids. She's seventeen and you're more mature than she is sometimes."

by ellbot1998
The Perfect Christmas Gift

Serenity had asked for a Mootix, to have a friend to talk to and play with while Lilah was traveling and writing her novels. If she really wanted to get her a Mootix, she'd have to fly all the way to Mystery Island...

by jessica_jellibean
Way Better than Hot Cocoa

He paused in his tracks, though he wished he wouldn't, as the snow was freezing his feet the more he stood. Was it already the Day of Giving?

by sheik_30999
A Present from Jhudora

"Jhudora!" she exclaimed as she grabbed a hold of the Dark Faerie. "I'm so happy you made it!"

Jhudora struggled to breathe in the rigid grip of the old Faerie. "Yes... I wouldn't miss it," Jhudora gulped, "Mother."

by kaddiez

Christmas at Home

She didn't blame anyone for not adopting her. She had a terrible name...

by eclipsedrose
A Christmas Change of Heart

"It's not fair that I get all of these cheap things! I was good this year!"

by babygirl2299112
One Simple Wish

"This is one of my favoritest things about winter. I love being around a warm fire when it's freezing cold outside and everyone's all nice and snug in the house. I'm really glad we could make it to Terror Mountain this year."

by _sap2_6
The Gift of Giving

Surely, she thought, he wouldn't miss one chocolate chip. They're so little, after all...

by fairytale12
 
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Toddlers and Tinsel



For those of us with baby Neopets, that brings with it a whole new load of challenges to take into account. How to involve them in the fun of decorating your Neohome? How to keep your little one from becoming over-stimulated in all the excitement and chaos? What gifts to get them? What to feed them when you realise they can't eat that delicious turkey dinner you were up all night preparing? How do you make sure they're involved and enjoying the holiday?



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Paint Brush Polls: Christmas
Who has the most wonderful winter wear? Over 200 users voted for their favorite festive fashions, and the top ten pets of the season are about to walk the winter wonderland runway for your viewing pleasure.

by kallykat_03

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Breakfast! Y13 Holiday Edition
Why not start with a delicious breakfast inspired by the season?

by mojoschweni

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Beautiful Chaos: Part Eight
"You've seen the Forest," she commented, barely loud enough for him to hear. "And it's seen you."

by tanikagillam

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Possibility: Part One
As if reading my thoughts, Jules mutters, "Glad you're getting used to the taste of cooked sand, Astrea."

by virtuosoe

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Found! Wishing Well!
Avatar collectors: never happy.

by serebii251

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Bread and Butter - Holiday Special
Happy holidays and happy neggs!

by _epiphany_



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