December 2008 Archive

Christmas Eve 2008

Every Christmas Eve, I let the boys open one present each. Drew always knows what it is, but never says it out loud until he opens it. It’s always a Christmas-y set of pajamas. This year these pajamas proved to be quite a conundrum for me. I was happy to find Alex’s PJs early in …

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Table Decorations

After making the Gingerbread house, I had the boys go out in the yard and look for some pine cones. I painted them. Then pulled out some glittery thingys and some glue. The boys decorated them and we placed them on the table wear the food was going to be on Christmas Day. Making fancy …

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Christmas Gingerbread House

The few days that Drew had off before Christmas we enjoyed some of our traditions that we try to make time for every year. One of which is making a Gingerbread House. Last year, we didn’t get to it. This year I stepped back and tried to let the kids do as much as possible. …

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More Christmas

Rob got: Movies Books a new polo shirt and khaki pants some children books that were his when he was growing up a few other things, but they don’t come to mind right now.

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Christmas 2008

So Christmas was good. Lots of family, fun, and food! And just so I can look back and remember, here’s what I got: A fondue set with some chocolate chips so I can use it soon! Nice warm house shoes from Old Navy New robe and PJ’s Some wall hangings, I’ll take pictures soon! A …

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Christmas Decor – Part 4

This will be my final Christmas Decor entry. If you missed the 1st 3 entries, click below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Russian nesting Santas, a gift from my Granny. I just noticed I didn’t take the smallest one out, because there should be 5! Lennox monogramed train. I just noticed the 2nd half …

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Chicken Pizza-ola Sandwich

I have been absolutely lovin’ Subway’s Chicken Pizza-ola Sandwich lately. However, I haven’t been loving spending $7 a pop, so I decided to see if I could make one at home. It turned out marvelously and what I love is that I spend less money and I can easily alter how it’s made. Servings: 4 …

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Christmas Decor – Part 3

This edition of my Christmas Decor showcases my Auburn decorations. This is an Auburn candy cane, which I keep hanging on the microwave stand year round! I guess I should put it on the Christmas tree, but I just never moved him from his normal spot! This was given to us by a coworker of …

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Christmas Decor – Part 2

I just can’t seem to get into a groove of writing like I’d hoped. We’ve been busy buying for Christmas, planning the menu, etc! Oh the joys of CHRISTMAS! Anyway, I’m going to continue from my Part 1 post about decorations. A few years ago Rob’s parents added to my Clown collection with this adorable …

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Christmas Decor – Part 1

So the other day, I talked about pulling out all the Christmas stuff and this year I really had time to reflect as I carefully unwrapped each item. I figured I’d start by talking about the things from my Paternal Grandparents. I’m sure I’ve talked about it before, but for anyone who’s new here, I’ll …

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Last night

Last night I had a photo job at Lambda Chi during their Christmas party. Yes, compute that in your head…me…at a frat party! I will have to say it was GREAT! I had a blast. Yah, getting paid to take pictures is fun, but listening to the music (which rocked by the way), watching them …

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Thinking of Christmas

I’m still in awe that it’s the Christmas season. A couple days ago Rob pulled down all the Christmas stuff. It’s amazing how our stuff seems to multiply every year. So today I did some cleaning and put out all the Christmas stuff out. It’s always a walk down memory lane as I unwrap all …

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Homemade Pizza Dough {Bread Machine}

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 130 minutes Ingredients: 8 oz. water 3/4 tsp salt 2 tsp olive oil 2 1/2 cups of flour 2 tsp sugar 2 tsp active dry yeast Directions: Place ingredients in bread machine in order listed. Remember not to get your yeast wet in the process. Put on …

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