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Christmas heirlooms

Nothing exciting to say tonight. I just wanted to share some of the ceramic Christmas items my mother made for me several years ago. Advertisements

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Waiting for the winter solstice

If it weren’t for the Christmas lights, there’d be no light at all. All I’m doing, in this diminishing light, is reading blogs and waiting.

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Mary Did You Know

The video with this is quite nice.

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Snow Day

We just dug out this morning from Snow Event #1. This photo from my side window about 10:30 p.m. shows the new snow coming, and the wind just beginning to blow. I am so glad winter weather is keeping my … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Christmas Cookies

2 cups sugar 1 cup shortening 3 eggs 1 cup sour milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 cups flour 1 1/4 teaspoons nutmeg Combine sugar, shortening, and eggs.  Add sour milk, and vanilla.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorations

Some of my friends here have posted their decorations.  I have instructions stored somewhere on my hard drive for how to put multiple photos into blogs.  But I’m too tired to look at them right now, so I’ll just post … Continue reading

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In addition to staying online WAY too long tonight …

I am eating WAY too many of these Christmas cookies: They are so yummy! My grandma’s recipe.  And probably her grandma’s before her. They taste exactly like Christmas.  

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