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I'm heading home in a couple minutes. Have to run a couple errands first and than I'm planing to rest.

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Originally Posted by sprinkleshouse View Post
Happy almost Christmas!! Summer has finally broken here and the nights are wonderfully cool. My favorite time of year is finally here. The kids are still asleep and it's just me and my peppermint tea waiting on the sun to come up.

Have a blessed and beautiful day everyone!!!
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Originally Posted by Crown 84 View Post
********** MILESTONE DAY **********



Good Morning, Everyone!

First up. Many thanks to a special one of our own.
The one - the only - Brent.
For filling in so capably for yours truly.
It was a pleasure to sit back and read the count for a change, especially when it was presented so artistically!


Well, they are all open.
<< What is, Crown? >>
All of the Windows.
<< What?? >>

The 300-day Season and Christmas Day Windows -- check!
The 200-day Season and Christmas Day Windows -- check!
The 100-day Season and Christmas Day Windows -- check!
All open wide, with nothing but double digits visible ahead, followed no doubt all too soon by SINGLE digits!
<< Wow!! >>
Wow is the word.

Days to the Season: 58
Days to Christmas Day: 100

And be forwarned.
After our next Milestone (the 3/4 Christmas Day marker, just NINE days away!) the following one is the 90 percent home stretch Season Milestone!!


Cooler yesterday with low humidity.
Nice!
More of the same today, I hope.
We show 69 degrees here, currently, with a light rain falling.


Have a Marvelous Monday, Folks.
Keep your eye on the sparrow and your thoughts on the Season!
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Originally Posted by HomemakinGirl View Post
Good morning!
We are expecting showers today with a high of 70 degrees. I am going to finish my cup of coffee and go run a few errands, I'm hoping to be back before the rain starts. Not too much else going on after my errands. I have some chores to do around the house and I'm going to start a pot of Italian Meatball Soup for dinner. We also plan on going to a few more car dealers when my husband gets home from work later tonight. My daughter wants to look at the Volkswagen Jetta, so we will probably head there first.
I hope everyone is well and has a wonderful day!
I'm coming to your house tonight for dinner!

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Good morning MMC!!! Hard to believe ~ 100 DAYS TO CHRISTMAS! ~ Ain't it great!!!

Not much going on around here. Just working! Thinking about what I need to get from the grocery store for Wed night! I have some returns to Kohls so I might run after work & make my returns & go to Kroger! OR that might wait until tomorrow night! I'll see once! Hubby has the day off work today - lucky duck! Hope you are all having a great Milestone Monday!!!

Have a good day!

Originally Posted by brent View Post
Currently celebrating the 100-day Milestone with some Kringle Radio. Taking a Sleigh Ride with Ella Fitzgerald! Excited for the Wonderland of Snow to arrive!
I love Ella!


Evening everyone,

I hope you all are having a good start to the week! I just put dinner in the oven so I'm having a cup of tea before I start the children's evening routine. It has been raining all day. This wet , cold dismal weather has put me in the mood for some red wine and a an old movie once Mr. Festive gets in later. I think we will watch House on Haunted Hill and perhaps Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Have a lovely day!
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Thanks for the link, Star. The ad said, "Think Oktoberfest except the beer is replaced with Christmas cheer!"



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I love going to flea markets and yard sales. Every once in awhile I find something really grand that makes it all worth while.
Being a caregiver can be a stressful job. I am the main caregiver for my mom and my special needs son. Neither need a lot of care, mostly just someone to be there when needed.
I plan on going to the Christkindl market in Kitchener again this year.
http://www.christkindl.ca/
Best thing to do in December is to make yourself an appointment and mark on the calendar. That way when someone asks you to do something else you can say, no I have an appointment that day!
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I feel giddy, too, Festive Spirit. I love reading about everyone's weather. We have a lot of sun here in northern California, always the same. In winter, we normally get lots of rain, so I am looking forward to it!



Originally Posted by Festive Spirit View Post
Merry Monday! 100 days till christmas! I think we need to celebrate!

How was everyone's weekend? On Saturday, we visited the shops and they were really starting to prepare for christmas. I bought the children's Advent calenders ready for December! I also bought two Halloween decorations. One is a pumpkin and the other is a ghost. I will post a photo when I can ! I was so pleased to find them, it made my day!

Long day yesterday working so I am just catching up with things at home today. Torrential rain this morning!! I was so lucky that it stopped in time for me to walk my son to school. It is pouring again now.

I have fallen behind on weekend posts as usual so I hope you are all well.

Happy 100 days till christmas!!! It makes me giddy that the start of the season is so close!
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Wow, what a wonderful-sounding weekend, CAH! So glad you both were able to enjoy it!



Originally Posted by Christmas-A-Holic View Post
We are moving right along, Crown!

I have not been on here all weekend. Wayne was off on Friday so we finally had 2 straight days to spend together and had a lot of fun! It has been awhile we usually just get Saturday.

Friday we took the bikes out to the lake and made the trip all the way around, almost 10 miles. We parked the bikes and rented a kayak for an hour. I had a cooler packed with lunch and we ate it while floating in the middle of the lake. We ran all our errands them came home to relax.

Saturday we spent the first part of the day in Downtown Dallas to a museum at the Old Red Courthouse building then went to the JFK Dealey Plaza area. We didn't go to the museum, already been there a couple of times, just walked around. I take that area for granted since I grew up here and have had to go down that road to get places many times but when I stop and visit and really think about it it's very surreal to think of what took place. We are coming up on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. The day Kennedy was killed my dad was working in Downtown Dallas less than one mile away from the shooting. He was caught up in all the commotion. The tourist flood that place and you hear languages from all over the world. It's cool to hear that!

We had lunch in Downtown Dallas, headed home and kicked back for some TV then went to the movies. I am not much into going to the movies these days and it's the first time we went to the movies 6 years. I hate the way prices have increased but we went for twilight time and had a coupon for a bucket of popcorn so we managed to keep the price below 20 bucks!

With a full weekend going on we have fell asleep around 8:30 pm the past few nights! We had a great weekend and Monday is here for the start of a fantastic week!

I know a few of you already heard about our weekend from Wayne. =)

I hope you all are doing great! Be Merry my Friends!
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Good success in looking for an apartment, Brent!



Originally Posted by brent View Post
Good MILESTONE morning everyone!

It's a chilly morning in Ottawa. Temperature is currently sitting at 6C/45F but feels like 4C/39F. Brrr! We arrived home yesterday from Rochester at about 6PM. The tournament went well and we're heading to Boston for Regionals for the final weekend of September. Good stuff!

Not a whole lot to say, really. I had to record the Packers game from yesterday. My brother and dad were in attendance at Lambeau Field, so it is certainly a must watch for me. I already know the score and stats, but I am sure that I will enjoy it anyway. I think I should get to that now.... Otherwise, Kim and I have some apartment hunting to do. We could be moving for the first time in more than three years. Hopefully we can find something for November. Yep. Just in time for Christmas decorating!

Have a great Monday, everyone! The work week has arrived, but be sure to take in the high of the 100 Days to Christmas Milestone! Double digits arrive tomorrow and we'll be closing in on the Christmas Season in no time... not to mention seeing Christmas Blossom right before our very eyes!
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How perfect!



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You can hop on Amtrak from Oklahoma to Dallas. The station stops right at Dealey Plaza. Walk out the front door of the station and it's right there! If you have any questions send me a message!
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I hope you make speedy progress, Brad. But how will you keep up that farmer's tan?



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Good Monday morning, my Christmas friends!

Wow, it was another HOT weekend. Jacob and I spent the whole weekend hunting in the sun, but we had a great time together. I have a serious farmer's tan going on right now.

I did work a few hours on the Camaro Saturday afternoon. The white car (the one we decided to make THE car) didn't come with factory air conditioning, so we're having to modify the firewall to accept all the ventilation needs. If it weren't for having to do that before we put the engine in, we could be running in a week or so!

I wanted to work on it some more today, but I have to take Elizabeth to ballet practice this afternoon. Maybe Tuesday.

I hope y'all have a great day!
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