Monthly Archives: December 2008

After Christmas Tea

Christmas was awesome at our house. Happy Birthday Jesus! Everyone felt very blessed. The boys were totally taken by surprise by the Wii. We’ve all suffered from Wii-itis and had to take Tylenol for sore muscles. We’ve enjoyed a lot … Continue reading

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Seeking Treasures

Yesterday, I went shopping with my friend Becky. We took a detour to downtown in our little town and went to Second Street Antiques and shopped a bit. Upon leaving, we found a cute antique store across the street called … Continue reading

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My momma told me… You better shop around…

You better shop around… Boy did I ever learn that this week. Our air conditioner has been slowly dying for the past few months. Our regular a/c guy, Mr. Lambert, of Lambert Air Conditioning of Houston gave us the awful … Continue reading

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More Christmas Decorations…

In my quest to keep things low key this year, I am slowly putting out Christmas decorations. I put up my mantle decorations, my nativity scene and my Currier & Ives Christmas Village. I’ve wrapped my kid’s gifts and they … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorations

Here are a few pictures of my Christmas decorations. We scaled way back this year. My Christmas Tree. I love a theme tree. My Christmas table..

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Christmas Crackers – Start your party off with a bang!

Christmas Crackers or Christmas Poppers are a European tradition that I love. These are little cardboard tubes all decorated up with fun surprises in them including a paper hat, a really cheesy joke and open with a bang. Our family … Continue reading

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Make Gift Wrapping Easy

OK, maybe not “easy” but definitely easier. To make it “easy” you would have to hire an elf to do it for you… Well, that’s not gonna happen so let’s find a way to make it easier. Don’t wait until … Continue reading

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