When I lived with my dad and stepmother it was definitely a full house. Us three, plus my stepbrother and stepsister. Add in the holidays and more family, the already small living room felt even smaller.

It was always a crazy time when it was time to put the tree up because between that and presents half the living room was gone! The entire space had to be rearranged year after year. Some furniture dragged into the basement to make room, the couch and TV rearranged so the TV screen wasn't completely blocked.

Well, after years of the struggle and now the addition of two grandkids, my father and stepmother tried something new and I've gotta say, it's pretty awesome.

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