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Originally Posted by momnan30 View Post
Hey all...been away on vacation. I'll be trying to catch up tonight.
I'm feeling a little blue as a dear aunt of mine passed this morning.
She faced a lot of very sad things in her life with great courage and I'm glad she has found peace, but I'll miss her for sure.
Baptism this weekend for our little grandson...the world keeps turning doesn't it?
I'm so sorry for your loss, friend. Your Aunt sounds like she was an amazing woman.
My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.

((Hugs))

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Originally Posted by momnan30 View Post
Hey all...been away on vacation. I'll be trying to catch up tonight.
I'm feeling a little blue as a dear aunt of mine passed this morning.
She faced a lot of very sad things in her life with great courage and I'm glad she has found peace, but I'll miss her for sure.
Baptism this weekend for our little grandson...the world keeps turning doesn't it?
I am very sorry for your loss and praying for you.
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Hello all. We went to the video store tonight and my daughter picked Santa Paws 2! So, we are watching a Christmas movie. Hope you all are having a great Friday!
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I had a buddy of mine sent this to me, thought I would share with everyone so that you have time to prepare....


Holiday Eating Tips

1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on a holiday buffet table knows nothing of the Christmas spirit. In fact, if you see carrots, leave immediately. Go next door, where they're serving rum balls.

2. Drink as much eggnog as you can. And quickly. Like fine single-malt scotch, it's rare. In fact, it's even rarer than single-malt scotch. You can't find it any other time of year but now. So drink up! Who cares that it has 10,000 calories in every sip? It's not as if you're going to turn into an eggnog-aholic or something. It's a treat. Enjoy it. Have one for me. Have two. It's later than you think. It's Christmas!

3. If something comes with gravy, use it. That's the whole point of gravy.
Gravy does not stand alone. Pour it on. Make a volcano out of your mashed potatoes. Fill it with gravy. Eat the volcano. Repeat.

4. As for mashed potatoes, always ask if they're made with skim milk or whole milk. If it's skim, pass. Why bother? It's like buying a sports car with an automatic transmission.

5. Do not have a snack before going to a party in an effort to control your eating. The whole point of going to a Christmas party is to eat other people's food for free. Lots of it. Hello?

6. Under no circumstances should you exercise between now and New Year's.
You can do that in January when you have nothing else to do. This is the time for long naps, which you'll need after circling the buffet table while carrying a 10-pound plate of food and that vat of eggnog.

7. If you come across something really good at a buffet table, like frosted Christmas cookies in the shape and size of Santa, position yourself near them and don't budge. Have as many as you can before becoming the center of attention. They're like a beautiful pair of shoes. If you leave them behind, you're never going to see them again.

8. Same for pies. Apple. Pumpkin. Mincemeat. Have a slice of each. Or, if you don't like mincemeat, have two apples and one pumpkin. Always have three. When else do you get to have more than one dessert? Labor Day?

9. Did someone mention fruitcake? Granted, it's loaded with the mandatory celebratory calories, but avoid it at all cost. I mean, have some standards.

10. One final tip: If you don't feel terrible when you leave the party or get up from the table, you haven't been paying attention.

Reread tips; start over, but hurry, January is just around the corner.

Remember this motto to live by:

"Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO what a ride!"
Awesome!!!
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Originally Posted by MerryCarey View Post
A happy and speedy Friday to all my favorite people! (Yes, that's YOU!)

Something is giving me mild/moderate allergy symptoms---sneezing, itchy nose, itchy eyes, itchy throat, etc.---but our pollen and mold spore counts are low here. It's a mystery. Nothing new in the home or work environment that I can think of. Anybody here wearing a different cologne or aftershave?
It's Sugars fault!


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Originally Posted by Ryan View Post
Hello all. We went to the video store tonight and my daughter picked Santa Paws 2! So, we are watching a Christmas movie. Hope you all are having a great Friday!
Sounds like a fun night!
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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Enjoy the zoo with your sweeties!!
Build-a-bear is so much fun, too!!
Have a great weekend, friend!!

We are going to celebrate my husband, Adrian's b-day & go laptop shopping for me. The first part should be a blast!!





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Originally Posted by ballcoach View Post
Hey gang....laying in bed....I think I have a cold...not good.

Going to be lazy today, maybe watch a movie or two....Dr. Wifey wanted us to buy groceries tonight, but I think we might have to wait...

See yall around later today...
Hope you feel better.
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Originally Posted by momnan30 View Post
Hey all...been away on vacation. I'll be trying to catch up tonight.
I'm feeling a little blue as a dear aunt of mine passed this morning.
She faced a lot of very sad things in her life with great courage and I'm glad she has found peace, but I'll miss her for sure.
Baptism this weekend for our little grandson...the world keeps turning doesn't it?
I'm sorry for your loss momnan. Sending hugs and prayers your way.


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