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It is BEAUTIFUL here & I have the day off work - I am stuck inside every day at work & where have I been ALLL day (except for our morning walk)??? Yup, inside!!! What the heck????? Making a peach crisp for my FIL right now since it is his birthday today too!!!!! Many happy birthdays to him too!!! I didn't mean to exclude him from his special day!!
A very Happy Birthday to your FIL!
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OhOh I forgot to say another good thing happened to me today! I have a charity collections box for small change on my shop counter, it's for radio Christmas, a charity station which helps street kids in Latin America. A customer was gobsmacked that there was such a station, Christmas music all year etc ....then she comments that she bets it's the same generic 30 songs, so I had great pleasure in saying to her well if you want something with a bit more oomph and you want to listen to some really great stuff tune in to kringle radio!!, I wrote the web address down for her she was so chuffed she put £5 in the charity box anyway and was off home to investigate kringle radio. It's great to share the Christmas cheer
That is a great story, Kizzy! Thank you for sharing!!
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Okay, I just bought 2 tickets for the powerball tonight. So if you hear a bunch of yelling and screaming later tonight, you'll know I'm rich!!!!!! Then again, Sugar and Snowflake may have just gotten into Carl's gummy bears again.
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I did! Christmas shopping at a branch of where you work, 80% percent off of everything, in the line where two of my cousins were working and they gave me both of their discounts . . . my total was still over 200 and I had a huge pile of DVDs. Seems like it was the only check-out line, the line was long behind me, everyone was smiling and getting along . . . Christmas carols were playing and there were a few Santa hats spotted, too.
What an awesome dream!!

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Thank you! No official recipe, but this is what I did:

5 quarts tomato juice/puree
Approximately 3 tablespoons of a dried Chipotle seasoning
Brown sugar, to taste
Simmer until thick - about 2 1/2 hours

Yum!!!!
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What a worthwhile job A. has - awesome! I have no idea who Larry the Cable Guy is other than I saw a display of his potato chips at the grocery store. They must be good, when I went back the next week, they were almost gone!
Yes, it's a lot of hard work but also very rewarding!!

I'll have to tell Adi that @ the chips!! We were able to move back to Wisconsin because Adrian is marketing the food products whose proceeds benefit his charity. They are produced in various Midwest states.

Larry The Cable Guy is a comedian, and also has a show on the History Channel called Only In America. He also did the voice for Tow Mater in Disney Pixar's movie Cars.

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Yum!!!!

Yes this sounds delicious, Meceka!!!

Thanks for sharing!!

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Good evening, MMC!

I hope this finds everyone well! Just realized that I haven't eaten dinner yet - rather busy with things today. I'm going to get have a quick bite and then relax for a bit. Starting a new Tess Gerritsen mystery today, number 7 in the Rizzoli and Isles series. It is due Friday so I had best get reading!

MERRY dreams!!!
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Good evening!
I just picked my youngest up from work a little while ago and I'm ready to turn in. My lack of sleep last night has caught up with me, I can't keep my eyes open. It will be nice when my daughter gets her car, it will help me out and give me a break from all of the running around I do with her. But then again, she is my youngest and it also makes me sad. It's going to be so strange not having to chauffeur any kids around. My husband has been haggling with the car dealer all week and I believe they are just about ready to make a deal.
I also had some other news to share. A friend of mine has been doing babysitting out of her home to make some extra money. She has been doing it for years and has to turn people away because she can only watch so many. Anyway, she called me last night and asked if I might be interested in watching a six year old special needs girl. It would only be for a couple of hours in the morning until the school bus picks her up, twice a week. The family lives very close to me, they are right around the corner. I actually met with them earlier, they are a beautiful family. The little girl has cerebral palsy. She can't communicate well but she walks and eats all by herself. And she is incredibly sweet. I told them I will do it, I am so excited! Wish me luck, I really hope it works out. I start next Tuesday.
I hope everyone is well and had a wonderful day.
Goodnight!
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