Well Being

Saturday Surfing December 12

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I am so unprepared this year it is awful! I don't know about you but Christmas has sped toward me like a train on an icy downhill slope. I have exactly three items bought for Christmas and not one menu item planned and my checkbook looks similar to a black hole. It is a good thing I believe in Christmas Miracles AND Christmas Magic!

bells3And this right here is one of the numerous reasons I will not give up, give in, or give out to a lousy attitude, empty wallet, or pure D. exhaustion. This is my almost 9  month old grandaughter, Bells. Short for Isabella Jordan.

I am determined to pick up the pace this next week. I have been falling behind in posts and articles and my house looks like  a tornado hit it AFTER a tsumnami and a hurricane blew through. Seriously.

So where are you and how are you in your Christmas preparations? Whatever point you are at you need to stop, take a deep breath and remember what Christmas really is all about.

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Ready for some blogsurfing?

  1. Crank it up with Bon Appetit blog and their Baking Play List. Need some tunes to stir by? Here they are.
  2. Lori's Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies
  3. Judy's Pecan Lace Sandwich Cookies with Orange Buttercream
  4. Smores Cheesecake Bars
  5. What Does Eating Local Really Mean?
  6. YeastSpotting: Holiday Edition
  7. Chocolate Caramel Bars
  8. Candy Cane Macarons
  9. Awesome gift idea, The Blogger Aid Cookbook
  10. Make your own Marzipan

thats it for this week! I am in just under the wire. It is still Saturday in Texas, folks.

image: Erin Audet Myers, collection of Marye Audet

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