Thursday, December 28, 2017

Monday (er, Thursday) Stuff on the Way to Other Stuff: Holidays

We celebrated Christmas Day -- and our anniversary.  (We married the day after Christmas 36 years ago.) Yesterday, we, the girlies and Son #1 had our Christmas, opening presents and playing Scrabble. We celebrated our anniversary with Jumanji (surprisingly good -- better than the new Star Wars movie!) and lunch with friends.
     Celebrating the holidays may have been different than other years, but it was just as nice. Going back to work -- now that's not as much fun. Just a few more days until New Year's Eve...

Clean your house in two hours.  Really??  (From Moneysaving Mom)

A virtual holiday home tour to enjoy.  (Notes from a Cottage Industry)

What Octomom's doing today.  I've had a fascinated interest in this odd person for years. (See what I mean?)

The case of Cliven Bundy, the rancher who refused to give up grazing his cattle on national park land. Things are getting very interesting...

15 child stars who went broke.  Some eventually earned their money back...some didn't.

Dealing with annoying house guests(From Hundred Dollars A Month) While you're at it, her recipe for Coconut Cranberry Breakfast Cookies are darn good.

Why the FBI didn't quiiite trust the movie It's A Wonderful Life(From Smithsonian)

Six media accusations that spread -- and ruined people's lives(From Cracked)

Thrift shop items that make great gifts.  (Some need adapting, like old sweaters.  From Premeditated Living)

The Abominable Snowman gets busted for DUI!  Not sure about this...but hey.

Mavis and her family are looking forward to their annual boxes of 'freebie' goodies from Grandma. (Frankly, I think this is hilarious.) Here's what came last year.  (From Hundred Dollars A Month) Also from Mavis:

Warm, creamy egg custard.  Easy to make, perfect for for a chilly day.

Hope you're having a great week. 

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