Monthly Archives: December 2018

Where did they come from

I was at Sprouts the other day when I came across Jordan almonds in Christmas colors. Which got me curious. Where did this tradition come from and why is it usually associated with weddings? Apparently, the hard sugar-coated almonds date … Continue reading

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That time of the year

It’s that time of year for Christmas carols on the radio. Which means,  I have added to the playlist on my iPad. So far, I’ve added: Peppermint Winter Which led to this one: But I haven’t forgotten the classics:   … Continue reading

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Made you look

Yes, we shopped on Black Friday. After a little hemming and hawing, I convinced the hubbinator to purchase a new tool chest on wheels. I had this one in mind: Something relatively compact that I could put the miter saw … Continue reading

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Um, No

I love Agatha Christie mysteries, and I will be the first to admit I am not a fan of Hercules Poirot. He’s a bit of a fussbudget that annoys the snot out of me. I did warm up to him … Continue reading

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Thanks for your presence

About 18 years ago, my husband heard a soft meow while he was at work. The warehouse butted against a railroad track and an empty patch of ground where feral cats kept the rat and mouse populations down. Deciding to … Continue reading

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Decking the halls

And so it begins… The stockings are hung, just not by the chimney. The tree is up. Although the hubbinator had a Griswold moment where he thought a ginormous tree would fit in our living room with just a bit … Continue reading

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