Christmas week plans!!

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Christmas week plans!!
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Mon, 12-24-2012 - 8:13am

what's everyone's plans for this week?

i hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!!

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Mon, 12-24-2012 - 8:15am

lots of baking today for me. got my cornbread dressing in the oven. then have a loaf of cranberry nut bread waiting to go in. after that i have a couple of double layer pumpkin pies to make.

i'm sure i'll think of something else before long.

tomorrow we are going to our daughter's. not sure about the rest of the week yet with mo home.

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Mon, 12-24-2012 - 10:53am

What do you know .. it only took 4 times to log in ::shaking head::

Laundry today .. then out to eat & a night of fun!

Merry CMas to all :)




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Mon, 12-24-2012 - 6:42pm
Seasons Greetings, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you ellen and all the ladies here. Finished wrapping already, been to dinners, reading, crocheting, some errands
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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 12:28am

Ughhh..someone please..don't give me anymore food!!! So stuffed and so tired of eating!! Sure was good at the time though..LOL!!

Christmas week beginning Christmas Eve..traditional Swedish dinner at friends home. Then to 11pm candlelight service at church.

Christmas Day..Family came to our house instead of DD2's house as DD2's hubby is sick!! We missed him, but had 9 of us for a fun time!

Wednesday Boxing Day..Christmas Open House at our pastor's home.

Thursday and Friday..We'll have my two youngest grandloves for the days as school is closed. Friday I'll also get my nails done and that night we're going to our pro-soccer game.

Saturday...Dh's (our) niece's wedding..meaning more food!! Surprised

Sunday..Sunday school & church and out for Chinese food and nothing for the rest of the day!!

Hope you all had a Very Merry Christmas and are enjoying the rest of the week!

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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 12:31am

Ellen..Foods sound good!! Hope it was a nice time at your DD's home. Enjoy the rest of your week!

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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 12:34am

Hugs..Took me three log ins tonight and that hardly ever happens to me. Darn IV!!

So you went out for Christmas dinner? Nice!

Hope you had a good Christmas!

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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 12:35am

Seasons Greetings, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too Aileen!!

Hope it was a good Christmas for you!

Have a good rest of your week!

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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 1:33am

Lucky you on only 3 times to log inb Donna,
CMAS Eve yes we went out to dinner .. our *traddition*
Glad CMAs is over & yes very nice ;)




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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 1:38am

Whoa Donna!
Nothing like lots of fun, food & family <g>
Your week sounds way busy, LOL
Oh .. nice at your house then yes ?
Gosh am at a loss with all you have coming up this week .. and going out of town as well this week?
For how long?
So you'll be watching the grand kids too?  Exhausted just reading donna <wink>
Have a great week :)




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Wed, 12-26-2012 - 3:49pm

Hugs...Yes, lots of fun!! It was so much work, though, being at our house even though everyone brought foods to share. I didn't have to clean my house for it never gets dirty due to our cleaning lady and we're not messy people, except for the bathrooms that was a fast cleaning. It was bringing extra chairs up from the basement and the two extra table leaves, finding and getting out the Cmas tablecloth and napkins, setting the table, getting my foods contribution together, and so on. Then there's the host & hostess thing of making sure everyone has what they need, drinks poured, eating, unwrapping gifts, then it's time to get the desserts and coffee going, played a new fun game of Hedbanz, and finally we were all so tired we had to end it. Then the cleaning up began!! Of course my dd's helped clean everything up before they left and dd1's boyfriend helped carry chairs and table leaves downstairs, but there was still lots to do after they left for dh and I before we could get to bed. OMGosh, I hope we never have to have it at our house ever again!! We're too old for this!!

I don't know if we'll make it to the Open House today. We're just way too tired to even think about getting ready to go and driving there. It's only about a 20 minute drive, but it's cold out and we're tired!! We'll see.

No, we're not going out of town this week..mercy no!! You must mean for the wedding? It's here in town about 20 minutes away. Thank goodness!!

Yea, the grands will be here. DH is good at keeping them entertained when I have to take a break and doze in my chair for a bit. Hopefully we'll be rested up a bit more by tomorrow.

Thanks, you have a good week too!! Do you have any plans of fun things to do with your boys while they're there??

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