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When to undecorate

This came up for discussion in the house today. When I was growing up and every year since then I’ve put the tree and decorations up on the weekend after Thanksgiving. It gives Thanksgiving room to be celebrated and then … Continue reading

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Christmas Tour

    We present…. Our Ladder Tree – no needles and room for all the presents! Still looks like a tree from outside     The Mantle     Refreshments!   Ingredients: 2 sticks margarine or butter (I use unsalted … Continue reading

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Another cat update – we sent BluRay back

Well, it hasn’t worked out like we hoped. BluRay and Bluetooth seemed to be getting along a little bit better, but last night there were a few more episodes of hissing. Plus, BluRay hasn’t used the CatGenie for a few … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being green

Meet Stubs. He was a normal frog when he first came to the house. However, he quickly became Lefty due to a tragic accident involving a cat and a couch. Lefty he remained for a year, then he disappeared from … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life – Tuesday

I got this idea from here. It’s like blog-scrapbooking. I’m way more likely to do this than the real thing. I didn’t see this until Tuesday and now it’s Wednesda and I can see this isn’t going to be a … Continue reading

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Honey do’s around the house

  One of the things we needed done around the house was replacing the batteries in the fire alarms. The one in the bedroom was already down thanks to Fay. Then this weekend I woke up at 3am to hear another … Continue reading

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End 08 Great – Fixin’ Our Finances

Now, for this month’s challenge! Here’s my post about what I want to try to do this month. I already provided a breakdown of how much money we spent on food (restaurant, grocery, personal coffee/snacks/lunch) in July and August (way … Continue reading

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Thanks Fay!

We in the southeast have been experiencing a drought for a few years now. We are happy to get any rain. Tropical Storm Fay, after her triple-whammy to Florida, headed inland and we’ve been getting rain since mid-day Monday. Yesterday … Continue reading

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