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Good afternoon, everyone!

Not much going on here. A nice, crisp 14C today. About 57F. Oh, and it's not raining... Finally! It seems like the rain has all in the past. No rain in the forecast for the next seven days. Consequently, there is no rain in the forecast for Boston either this weekend. Just beautiful temperatures and very light winds. Temperatures into the mid/upper 70s to be exact. It should be a great tournament!

Kim and I were supposed to go to the Rideau Centre today to check for Christmas stuff. However, she agreed to paint a few rooms at her work. It was only supposed to take a couple hours, but it ended up taking around four, thus delaying our visit. She might be able to go tomorrow, but if she cannot, I will go alone. Being broke and having a tournament this weekend, I cannot buy anything, but it will be nice to look around and search for the Christmas displays and items!

Well, time to go through the posts and see what everyone else is up to! Hope all is well. This count is moving! Can't wait for the next Milestone!
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I'll bet if you tried my homemade eggnog you would change your mind! Most of the stuff sold in cartons in the store really is not very good.
Send some over. I'll give you my address!
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Originally Posted by lauriebear View Post
OK remember Xmas posted a FAB recipe for a chicken cooked in a crock pot. Well, I made it, posted my pictures in my albums (I tried to post in the recipe link, but I cannot figure out how to do it, ugh). I did add celery one stalk, and baby bella mushrooms (two large ones) and no water but if you look at the photos when it is done I think I have a few cups of broth that tonight I am going to use as a base for a spicy chicken stew (with the left over chicken too). I used a 3.98 lbs chicken and I cooked it on high for 4 hours. My crock pot is old about 10 years but it still get very hot.

THANK YOU XMAS FOR SHARING!!!
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If you want extreme Summer, come to Texas! You will never want it again.
No thanks. I am perfectly comfortable with the extremes in Canada and northeastern U.S.


Originally Posted by MerryCarey View Post
Try the vanilla flavor---tastes like vanilla ice cream. Sugar-cookie flavor is good, too. I've never tried the plain stuff.
Sounds like something I may have to try during this Christmas Season... If I can find it!

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And with this post, Brent is poster #20,500. For his efforts, he wins a good-guy award for relinquishing his part-time roll of Countdowner!!! What a guy!
Hooray! I win an award.
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Originally Posted by GingerMel View Post
I had Bulmer's when I was in Ireland. I really liked it.

My favorite cider is Strongbow though. We can't get it here in Knoxville, which is a major bummer. I really expected to see it a lot when I was in Ireland but nope...Bulmer's EVERYWHERE!
i can sent you some litre bottles lol

Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Good Morning, everyone!
Hope you all are doing well!!
I need to catch up on here- between computer issues & having my sister here, it has been busy We have had a great time together.
Back to work today, though.
I saw so many neat Christmas decorations over the weekend at Marshalls, Ross, and Kohl's. 'Tis The Season!! So exciting! I bought a few things, but didn't go too crazy. It was difficult!
Glad u had a nice time with your sister and good that wee harlowe is doing ok as well


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Send some over. I'll give you my address!
Will sent you mind as well
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Well I had high hopes of getting some stuff done today but I have been on the phone it seems all day. My sisters are apparently bored and they keep calling. I no sooner hang up with one and the other calls. I finally told them to had to leave me alone so I could watch Valerie on qvc. I guess I should be happy that they want to talk to me.
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Oh Snowflake !!! How annoying. Just what you needed. I hope they don't mess up again on you......Poor little sweet Harlowe....Keeping her and you guys in my heart and prayers xo
Thank you, CM3!! Greatly appreciated. I definitely believe in the power of prayer! BTW- I love your new avatar & signature!! So neat!
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Originally Posted by caninemom3 View Post
Hi Christmas family !!

I forgot to tell you all that I added MORE animals to my nativity who will be visiting the Baby Jesus this year !!

I added a Raccoon and babies, a leopard, a turtle, and yes, even a frog. (Well, the way I see it, he made them too !!)

I know this is silly but it is my way to pay homage to both Jesus' birthday and all the animals of the world.......xoxo
I love frogs! Looking forward to the pictures of your nativity set-up!

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She is doing ok. We had to take her into the vet on Saturday for her complete blood work, and the liver function test was moved up because of her symptom upset. Unfortunately, it was a timed test, and one of the technicians dropped the ball on the second part of it, so we have to take her back within 30 days to finish it. I was very annoyed to say the least. Anyways, we get the basic labs back sometime tomorrow. I'll let you guys know when I get the results. For her stomach problems, they put her on some probiotic capsules & paste. Hope they help & fast! Poor little thing. Thank you for thinking of her!
I hope the meds work for Harlowe - will keep her in my prayers! ((((HUGS))))


Good evening, Christmas Family!

The walk on the Rail Trail did me a world of good as my headache went away. Thank you to all the well-wishers! I bought a bunch of wooden crates at the thrift store - 5 of them are being used as a bookcase in my bedroom and the rest are being held for me until Saturday. I'm hoping to use them in the store for display.

It has been a long day - I need to unwind with a bit of reading. I also have to let Palmer run around the house and play! She is such a cutie

Have a good night and pleasant dreams!!!!!!!!!!
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BINGER- Quick turn on qvc!!! It's a glitter filled bubble candle light!!!!!
I bought up the whole stock and mailed them to Binger. =)
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Thanks, LB =)
She is doing ok. We had to take her into the vet on Saturday for her complete blood work, and the liver function test was moved up because of her symptom upset. Unfortunately, it was a timed test, and one of the technicians dropped the ball on the second part of it, so we have to take her back within 30 days to finish it. I was very annoyed to say the least. Anyways, we get the basic labs back sometime tomorrow. I'll let you guys know when I get the results. For her stomach problems, they put her on some probiotic capsules & paste. Hope they help & fast! Poor little thing. Thank you for thinking of her!

I must of missed a post about Harlowe. I hope she is going to be ok!

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Hi Christmas family !!

I forgot to tell you all that I added MORE animals to my nativity who will be visiting the Baby Jesus this year !!

I added a Raccoon and babies, a leopard, a turtle, and yes, even a frog. (Well, the way I see it, he made them too !!)

I know this is silly but it is my way to pay homage to both Jesus' birthday and all the animals of the world.......xoxo

I can't wait to see the pictures of your nativity set up!
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Kim and I were supposed to go to the Rideau Centre today to check for Christmas stuff.
Wayne and I love this time of year when we can go looking around at Christmas goodies. Have fun!
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