Tag Archives: Holidays


On Friday, we woke up to flashing blue lights, no power, and downed trees. I’m thinking my Craftsman battery saws aren’t going to be able to tackle this clean up. On the plus side, it didn’t hit anything. On the … Continue reading

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New Year

The Christmas holiday is over, and I sincerely hope you all had a nice weekend. Good company, good food, and lots of laughter sure are positive remedies for the body and the soul. We’ll hope for family next year. Hmm, … Continue reading

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Do you send Christmas cards? I find great comfort in sending Christmas cards. I pull out the old address book and think about each person and wonder how they are doing. Yes, I have contacts on my phone and laptop, … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

Are you ready? Ten days left. Lights blinking? Stockings hung? Cookies baked? It’s not quite the same this year as we head into a second holiday for two, but it is what we make of it. So, the grocery list … Continue reading

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Let there be light

My mood and the weather have been gray and cool so I decided to do something about my mood at least. On a warm day last week, I climbed to the attic and picked out some Christmas items, grabbed my … Continue reading

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I love Christmas decorations, and I remember the many, many years when every inch of the house, inside and out, was decorated including several trees. Today, you could say my decoration are somewhat scaled back because everything that comes down … Continue reading

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National Nothing Day

Really? I heard this on the ‘news‘ this morning and had to look it up because I just couldn’t believe we have sunk this low. 🙂 Designated January 2018 Daily Holidays: 1  National Hangover Day 1  New Year’s Day 2 … Continue reading

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Christmas traditions

I’ll tell you mine, if you’ll tell me yours. 🙂 I’ve always loved Christmas decorations. As a child, we always had a decorated tree, but that was the extent of the decorations. However, my grandparents had lots of decorations. My … Continue reading

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Holidays can be so much fun or so stressful. Thanksgiving Day will still contain just 24 hours whether your family resembles the Waltons, Brady Bunch, Friends, or a Modern Family. The day should be enjoyed by each of us in our own … Continue reading

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