December LTP!

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December LTP!
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Sat, 12-01-2012 - 4:23pm

Cindy, you won November's game! Here's your cool blinkie:

Who will be our last 2012 LTP winner? Be the last person (aside from yours truly, the board chatterbox LOL) to post before midnight Eastern on the 31st and the prize is yours!

Happy chatting!

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Thu, 12-13-2012 - 3:23pm
Ben and I are relaxing this morning. I think another cold is coming - both Hubby and I have had sore throats, plus Ben's been tired and whiny today. Time to take it easy (again). Maybe I'll actually get some reading done now - it's funny that I'm reading Christmas Letters and had to stop to get my own letter written, tsk tsk. I sent it off by email and have a few folks to reach by Facebook soon, so the pressure is gone. ;)

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Fri, 12-14-2012 - 12:53pm
I took DayQuil after breakfast and I'm hoping to have energy for cleaning and a bit of baking today. Just noticed shortbread lasts a week, so I'll start with sugar or candy-cane and save the shortbread for closer to Christmas. I suppose I have the option of making it today and then eating until they're gone while fresh. ;) ;)

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Sat, 12-15-2012 - 7:13pm
Tired today, but I got the kitchen cleaned and laundry started, then read a bunch. I'm assuming Hubby's taking care of supper since he said I should rest. ;)

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Sun, 12-16-2012 - 11:02pm

Hope you're not getting a cold.

Hope all had a good weekend.

I'm anxiously waiting for UPS to deliver the gifts promised to arrive on time this week.  If UPS strikes this week I'm in big trouble, lol.  It was so fun to order almost all gifts online this year.

Planning to make fudge and then mail off my in-laws small box tomorrow. 

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Sun, 12-16-2012 - 11:59pm

Felt like a cold was coming in strong, but now Aunt Flo is taking over instead. Will see what happens with the cold symptoms currently in the background. ;) Hopefully by next weekend we'll all feel well, for any decorating and baking left, plus a movie matinee (The Hobbit!).

I'm waiting for a courier to deliver my trackball, just relying on the laptop touchpad right now and I don't like it! ;) The delivery date was Friday, but the weather apparently wasn't good for coming this way - I did wonder whether it was the road conditions or just too many other deliveries for the local courier!

Hopefully your deliveries happen in time for Christmas! I only ordered online for Hubby and chose express for less stress on my part. Will get to the stores for the boys this week and also fill some canning jars with goodies for my family. Have to wrap things now for Hubby's brother and family, and mail them off Monday morning.

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Mon, 12-17-2012 - 11:30pm

Lots of snow today, so I spent a bunch of time exercising while clearing it away. ;) Also bought some groceries, made tortellini and baked zucchini loaf. A little tiring at times, but good tired. ;)

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Tue, 12-18-2012 - 1:25am

You've been busy.  Shoveling snow is good exercise!

Hope you got your trackball, I don't like the laptop thingy either, have to use a mouse.

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Tue, 12-18-2012 - 2:03am
The delivery guy showed up around 1:30 with the trackball. It turned out to be larger than I expected, but I use a lap desk with plenty of room for laptop and mouse. Just have to get used to the finger trackball rather than the thumb one we have for the desktop. (Oopsie, should have done more research before buying...)

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Thu, 12-20-2012 - 4:33pm
Took us a few tries, but we got our tree yesterday. The lot was closed each time even though it should have been open, so the third time was the charm. ;) Not sure when we all have time to decorate, but I think it'll come inside to the tree stand tonight.

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Fri, 12-21-2012 - 3:07pm
We let the kids stay up a little late last night to get the tree decorated. We're liking the new spot we're trying and also that the TV stand moved over and is now in the centre of that wall. Looks better there, so maybe we should move something to that corner in 2013, a table or bookshelf? Then we'd have a reason to keep the TV where it is now. LOL