Tag Archives: holidays

got gifts?

Sorry for disappearing again… but here I am. Try to control your excitement. And I do recognize that this post is kind of obnoxious especially since I haven’t been around. I have been so busy (which is both good and … Continue reading

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xmas photo overshare.

I took a lot of pictures at Mom’s because she is amazing at decorating (and amazing at tons of other things, too). She puts up six trees. That’s not a typo. Six. Two are big… four are smaller. Of course, she … Continue reading

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it’s over.

Christmas, I mean. It’s over. Thank fucking god. (No religious disrespect intended.) Goodbye, Santa. (I’m still hoping you’ll come through for me…) Goodbye, extra financial stress. (Now back to regular financial stress.) Goodbye, ridiculous crowds in my face everywhere. Goodbye, … Continue reading

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you’ll miss me. #socs

You’ll miss me when I’m gone. No no no… don’t panic… or rejoice. I’m only going away for a couple of days. We have a tradition of sleeping over at Mom’s house on Christmas Eve… and spending Christmas Day there … Continue reading

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i think i’m charlie brown.

Before we get into my extremely accurate revelation, I wanted to let you all know (if you were wondering) that the upsetting situation that began Tuesday night has improved somewhat. I still don’t know the outcome for certain, but the … Continue reading

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letter to santa.

I wrote most of this yesterday before receiving upsetting news last night. I have yet to hear anything positive on the situation, only a list of not-great possibilities… so things seem awful and I’m scared and in a bit of … Continue reading

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mom’s christmas eve punch. #food #drink

I’ve mentioned before that I don’t really drink (much). I might pour a little Baileys or Kahlua into my coffee in the evening once in a (long) while. (Yes, I drink coffee in the evening… and every other time of … Continue reading

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the present dilemma.

I’ve gotten myself into a situation… and now I’m stuck. Yes, I am a genius. The first Christmas after my grandma died, my family did a Yankee Swap where you had to get a gift that started with a letter … Continue reading

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