Tag Archives: Christmas

How Could I Forget?

As an add-on to my post about my birthday , I realized this morning I forgot something.  My sister, Laura, (aka) Dooney sent me this lovely little salt and pepper shaker collection.  Oh and she had tucked some chocolate in between these … Continue reading

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Does your Family have a Christmas Project?

My parents started a wonderful holiday tradition well over 15 years ago.  They print a family photo calendar for the New Year filled with pictures and memories of the past year, or even from many years ago.  I have blogged about this … Continue reading

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Oh I had fun making Cinnamon Rolls

Now I know everyone is busy this week setting goals for the new year, maybe trying to cut back on the sweet treats and what you are eating, but the next time you have a sweet tooth and need a … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

I promise this will be my last post concerning Christmas trees from the  2012 holiday season.  But I could not share this story with you until all of the gifts had been given. Many, many moons ago I did some Christmas … Continue reading

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The Party House – Our Year in Review

Today is New Year’s Eve, and tomorrow will start the beginning of a New Year, 2013.  This is the time of year I love to reflect back on everything that has transpired at the Party House in the course of … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts 2012- The Year of the Crochet Hook

My crafting,  crocheting fest this year continued with another great pattern I found, but this time on the Lion Brand Yarn website. My Mom told me about this website, and they have tons and tons and tons of free patterns for both … Continue reading

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow…..

This year for some of the Christmas gifts and doo-dads I was giving I got totally hooked on crocheting.  I have never gotten into knitting, just a crochet girl at heart. I found the pattern for this little beauty on Red … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2012- The Renee Version

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all  through our abode all the creatures were waiting for the Christmas Day Party to unfold. The children were cozy and snug in their rooms, they’re dreaming of Angels Stadium and can’t wait until baseball season resumes. With Travel … Continue reading

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Are you Ready?

Presents wrapped, cookies all baked?  Are you ready for tonight and tomorrow? I have been working on lots of crafts, and baking.  I really can’t share any of my crafting goodies with you all until after Christmas Day.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Follies from Years Past…..

So in Southern California we occasionally experience Santa Ana winds.  These can be very strong like they were this past week, with the winds up to 100 miles per hour. The winds are either very hot or cold.  Now if your asking yourself … Continue reading

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