Summary: When Spike has nowhere to go for the Christmas season, Buffy invites him to spend the holidays with her. Although they're barely even friends at first, the holiday season works its magic on the two of them...
Banner courtesy of flootzavult. Thanks so much!
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Categories: Alternate Reality, All Human, Holiday Fic
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Giles, Willow, Xander, Anya, Ensemble, Faith Lehane, Fred, Jonathan Levinson, Joyce, Riley Finn, Tara
Genres: Drama, Dramedy, Fluffy/Comedy, Romance
Warnings: None
Challenges: Home for the holidays.
Completed: Yes Chapters: 7
Word count: 13,882 Hit Count: 6,062 ePub Downloads: 96
Published: December 10, 2016 Updated: December 31, 2016

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Story Notes: Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.
Edited in 2023 to remove stereotypes of Jewish matchmaking.

1. Chapter 1 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 16 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,406 Hit Count: 1,809 Published: December 10, 2016

Hope you like this fic! 

2. Chapter 2 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 14 Comments: 7 Word Count: 2,608 Hit Count: 773 Published: December 15, 2016

The places in this chapter are based on where I used to live as well as a small town that's about 30 minutes from where I live and some Googling about the Connecticut area. Yes, they actually have Greek diners there.


3. Chapter 3 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 13 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,505 Hit Count: 684 Published: December 18, 2016

Thanks to flootzavult for making such an awesome banner. This chapter will look into Buffy and Spike's backstories and a well-meaning friend starts forming a convoluted plan.

4. Chapter 4 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 17 Comments: 8 Word Count: 1,992 Hit Count: 708 Published: December 20, 2016

In which Buffy confronts somebody and Willow realizes she can be seriously stupid.

5. Chapter 5 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 13 Comments: 6 Word Count: 1,442 Hit Count: 711 Published: December 23, 2016

We're two days from Christmas and I know this chapter is basically late. Blame my brother who's been getting me into Arrow.

6. Chapter 6 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 13 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,625 Hit Count: 722 Published: December 25, 2016

My Christmas present to all of y'all: a chapter of Spuffy fluff! 

7. Epilogue by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 30 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,304 Hit Count: 654 Published: December 31, 2016

This is my New Year's Eve/New Year's Day present to all of you.