If We Were Having Coffee

I haven’t done an, “If we were having coffee. . . in a while and as I was perusing the blogs I follow I came across one and decided to do my own. Thanks Trent for the reminder. The first time I heard of it was over at Just Gene’O and he hosts a weekly “If we were having coffee. . .” Enjoy and join in the conversation.

If we were having coffee, I’d say. . .

When it came down to opening presents my parents used to always say, “it’s better to give than receive.” Poppycock, I’d mumble under my breath and roll my eyes up in my head. Now that I’m older, I still like to receive better than give, but giving is catching up. I like to see the look on people’s faces. And I think this year someone is going to get the surprise Chia Pet.

I’ve been threatening this gift for a while now and the stinker in me has finally bought one and wrapped it up. Now who shall be the unsuspecting victim of the Chia Pet. Continue reading

Monday Inspiration – A Few of My Favorite Christmas Songs

I’ve decided to forego the usual Monday Inspiration Quote in favor for a few Christmas songs. I hope you enjoy them and I hope some of them are on your list.

Please feel free to share your favorite Christmas song(s) in the comments.

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A Little Christmas Humor


You can run but you can’t hide Fatman. It’s gonna be on like Donkey Kong if the present I asked for is not in that bag.

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Tis the Season

I have a love hate relationship with the Christmas holiday.  Here are the top three reasons I love Christmas and the top three reason I don’t like Christmas.

I love Christmas because of:

Family: I get to see family that I don’t have an opportunity to see during the year.  We reminisce and make new memories.  The laughing, the joking, the stories.  Meeting and getting to know the newer members of the family. Cooking together and eating and playing games.

Christmas songs: My favorites are The Temptations version of Silent Night and Eartha Kitt’s Santa Baby and Elmo  Continue reading