Tag Archives: Holidays

Kathy and Deb’s Excellent Adventure, Part 1

Normally, we bombard you with the weird and crazy, but this week, due to an amazing day of yard/estate saling, we are going to bombard your with the weird and wonderful.  And yes, every bit of this stuff made it … Continue reading

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Love is a Battlefield

I’ve always wondered how and when Valentine’s Day started.  Apparently, it was a Roman holiday, Lupercalia, a celebration of spring and fertility, which was appropriated by a pope in the 5th century.  (We can’t have those pagan fertility rituals being … Continue reading

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Christmas Leftovers

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful holiday season.  It’s time to sit back and relax and pat yourself on the back for a job well done.  Dinnertime is usually pretty easy for a couple of days with all … Continue reading

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I’ll Have a Vintage Christmas

It may not be looking a lot like Christmas around here, but the temperature is sure making it feel like Christmas.  Our high today is around 30, so making cookies seems like the thing to do.  So, as soon as … Continue reading

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Thanks-But-No-Thanksgiving

Oh dear, I totally forgot that Thanksgiving is next week here in the U.S.  I got a bunch of pictures ready to upload, but there was a tiny niggle in the back of my mind, so I didn’t actually upload … Continue reading

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The Perfect Holiday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Yes, Halloween season is in full swing at our house, so we are happy campers.  I saw a post the other day that said, “If money can’t buy happiness, explain Halloween decorations.”  … Continue reading

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Say Boo and Scary On

We had our first taste of winter (kind of like the Hobbits have first breakfast) last week.  It snowed more than expected and we had sub-20° temperatures.  Now it’s back to fall; today was sunny and in the low 60s.  … Continue reading

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