christmas

cookies
family
strange phone calls from mom

my mom is magic!! and merry christmas

i am going to flip the script a bit here, this wasn’t a strange phone call from my mom, it was a strange phone call to my mom! so christmas eve day found my daughter and i making an old family cookie recipe that involves rolling and cutting the dough,while the boys talked about video […]

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photography

Day 56 | Feb 25 | On Your Bedside Table

The bears are… JJ on the right, given to me by my husband on our first Valentine’s Day together, and JoJo on the left, given by me to him on our first Christmas together.  26 years ago this year.  some books I am reading, my spare glasses, phone charger and the wrist band i wore […]

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random mutterings

Christmas is over…

Well, Christmas is over, although i am still enjoying some vacation days.  Christmas to me is all about being with family and the friends you consider family.  but of course the presents are nice too 🙂 This year as we unwrapped gifts on Christmas Eve, i got everything i wanted, including the warmest fuzziest slipper boots  I have […]

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random mutterings

Merry Christmas

The first year my daughters boyfriend joined us for Christmas we were sort of at a loss for gift ideas then while running around shopping we found a giant container of cheese balls. Deciding  this would make a great joke gift we grabbed it and then a gift card as a real gift. much to our surprise […]

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random mutterings

A new toy, err.. I mean useful electronic device…

So, i love gadgets… and i have been wanting a tablet computer for a while but they were just outside my price range for ‘toy’.  i have been in an ongoing battle will Dell recently because the laptop i purchased in November 2011 has never really worked properly. i finally convinced them a month or so […]

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photography

#photoadaymay – snack

i love snacks 🙂 i especially love snacks that have a healthy element and a junk food element 🙂 i had a get together  with some friends to watch Downton Abbey Season 2, it was a marathon session starting at 11am and going on until around 9pm.  we got through the whole season and the […]

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photography

#marchphotoaday 3/7/2012 – Something You Wore

Day 7… Something You Wore Well, growing up, we had everything we needed: food, clothes, shelter, and lots of love.  there were a lot of things we WANTED but that was harder to get.  Looking back I am thankful for the things we did have, even though back then i would have really loved just […]

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crafting
Off Topic

apologies to the hat

So….. my awesome crochet teacher, Dee, assures me that the hat does not hate me, and I am doing a fine job.  perhaps my yarn is a bit thin and so perhaps  it is taking longer than I might like, but it will be a fine hat when it is done.  we discussed the addition […]

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Candy Cane Cozy

This was a quick fun project we did in a class last week.  a little scarf to keep your candy canes warm 

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crochet

santa claus is coming to town…

…and he is NOT going to have a hat because I am pretty sure I am NOT going to have it completed in time 🙂 I got more crocheting done last night at Jazi Crafts, but i still have a loooooonnnnggggg way to go

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