Category Archives: Christmas

When Cats Attack: Tiny Christmas Tree 0; Cats 5

This Christmas our tree was much smaller than usual. 18 inches tall (or short), to be precise. It didn’t take me long to decorate the tiny tree with small sparkly red and green balls. And I have to admit, it … Continue reading

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Best Gift Ever: Stickers to Identify My Cell Phone Charger

I love receiving gifts, especially when, in my mind, I open it and see the best gift ever. That’s what happened this Christmas when I opened a gift from my best friend Pat. Inside was a thin folder with little animal faces … Continue reading

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Hand-Crafted Felt Christmas Stockings for Gift Cards

Now that our kids are young adults, they and their cousins often request gift cards and/or cash as their Christmas gifts. Now that’s super easy, right? But I wanted to add a little personal touch to their gifts this year. So … Continue reading

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Plastic Water Bottle Purses: One Crafter’s Tale

I’m a skilled crafter. And I’m a perfectionist. And this is my crafter’s tale. . .  Plastic Water Bottle Purses. Small purses made out of plastic water bottles, hot glue and a 7″ zipper? I’m in, all in. I had all the … Continue reading

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Curious Siamese Kittens: No Rest for the Weary (Me)

The good news is that we adopted not one, but TWO Siamese rescue kittens over the past two weeks. The bad news is that we adopted not one, but TWO Siamese rescue kittens over the past two weeks. Instead of … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments: Memory Keepers

Have you seen the series of Pier One Christmas commercials on television this year? In one, a woman is walking through Pier One and behind her back she hears voices chanting, “Par-ty. Par-ty! PAR-TY!!” When she turns around she is eyeball … Continue reading

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Family Christmas: My Great Nephews Make It Fun!

Happy Christmas Eve everyone! I get a double dose of Christmas every year. I’m lucky that way. You see, my side of our family celebrates Christmas together every year the Sunday before Christmas. That means I’ve already ho ho ho-ed … Continue reading

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Trans Siberian Orchestra Never Disappoints: Newark, NJ 2011

Last night my husband Mike and I saw Trans Siberian Orchestra (TSO) at The Rock in Newark, NJ. It was the second time we’ve seen the rock band/orchestra/over-the-top performers, and we had a(nother) great time! The TSO, rounded out with … Continue reading

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Christmas with My In-Laws and Then a Blizzard

Our family had a terrific Christmas Day at my sister-in-law Betsy and her husband Phil’s home; that’s Uncle Phil to all you folks in the know! We arrived mid-afternoon at their home in South Jersey; as we were the last … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Our Home to Yours

Amen.

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