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Saturday Six

1. You have to leave a snack for Santa, but you’re concerned about his health so you don’t want to leave sweets: what healthier snack would you choose instead? No Sugar Added Fat Free Cookies & Low Fat Milk

2. Santa decides to be especially generous this year, and says he’ll bring you a car. What make and model would you like to find in your driveway on Christmas morning? A Toyota Highlander Hybrid

3. Santa is also giving you a vacation to any spot in the world for a week. Where would you like to go? A warm Island

4. Take the quiz: What will be in your Christmas stocking?

Your Christmas Stocking Will Be Filled With a Puppy

Well – one cute, soft, cuddly puppy…And a very soiled Christmas stocking.

What Will Be In Your Christmas Stocking?

5. When was the last time you had a picture taken with Santa Claus?  I think it was sometime in high school with one of my good friends.

6. If Santa could bring you 12 of any single item mentioned in the lyrics of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” which gift would you choose and why?  I guess if I have to pick one, I will go with the golden rings.

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A Christmas Meme

I was blog surfing and saw this on Anita’s blog.  So I thought it would be fun so here it goes ….

I charge you all to have fun and answer these questions as well

1. Wrapping Paper or Gift Bags? I like both bags and paper it all really depends on the gift.2. Real tree or artificial? Real. You can’t beat the smell of a tree in the house.  3. When do you put up the tree? No later than December 1st.

4. When do you take down the tree? New Years Day.

5. Do you like Egg Nog? Not at all.

6. Favorite gift received as a child? Ummmm…. probably Barbies, or maybe that Barbie Supermarket I got one year. I think the best thing about that is the memory of my Dad putting it together! haha! Poor Dad, all he had was girls, I’m sure he got really sick of girley toys. 🙂

7. Do you have a nativity scene? No.

8. Hardest person to buy for? I would have to say DH … he always just goes out and get what he wants all the time.

9. Easiest person to buy for? The kids.

10. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?  Can’t remember; if it was that bad I probally blocked it out.

11. Mail or email Christmas Cards? Mail, I love to hang the cards I receive on the door in my house as decorations.

12. Favorite Christmas Movie? I have to say The Polar Express.  13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?  As late as I possibly can. That way you get some good sales too …

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?  I don’t think so.

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? The baked goods & Swedish Coffee bread that mom only makes at Christmas.16. Clear lights or colored? Clear…. They show off the ordainments better.

17. Favorite Christmas Song? Little Drummer Boy and Silent Night.18. Travel or Stay at Home? Home on Christmas19. Can you name all of Santa’s Reindeer? I think so … depends on the day!!20. Angel or Star on the top of the tree? Angel

21. Open Christmas Eve or Morning? Family presents Christmas Eve – Santa presents Christmas Day22. Most annoying thing about this time of year? The shopping.

23. What’s the corniest family tradition you do or miss doing? I don’t think we really  had one …24. What’s the worst thing you’ve seen related to Christmas? The price people will pay to get their kid the “must have” gift of the year; only to have the kids not play with it 3 months later.25. Which looks best, theme trees or homey trees? Homey, all the ornaments are special and I get wonderful reminders each year when I take them out.

26. Gingerbread or Sugar Cookies? Sugar Cookies!!

27. Do you like fruitcake? Not at all!

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Wikipedia Birthday Meme

While blog surfing this morning I came across this meme at Tricotine’s Blog.  Here are the rules:  You go to Wikipedia.org and type in your birthday (only month & day). Then you write down 3 events, 2 births, 1 holiday, and then you tag 5 friends.


1839 – The first state normal school in the United States, the forerunner to today’s Framingham State College, opens in Lexington, Massachusetts with 3 students.

1884 Dow Jones published its 1st stock average.

1928First color television broadcast in London.


1423King Louis XI of France (d. 1483)

1962Tom Cruise, American actor


National holiday in Belarus.

I am tagging anyone that stops by my blog …

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A knitting Meme

myspace layouts, myspace codes, glitter graphicswhile trying to catch up on ALL of the news I have missed in my groups (because life is SO busy) I found this knitting meme over at Tricotine’s Blog:

Mark in bold the things you have done, with italics the ones you plan to do sometime, and leave the rest plain. 

Garter stitch
Knitting with metal wire
Stockinette stitch
Socks: top-down

Socks: toe-up
Knitting with camel yarn
Mittens: Cuff-up
Mittens: Tip-down

Knitting with silk
Moebius band knitting

Participating in a KAL

Drop stitch patterns
Knitting with recycled/secondhand yarn
Slip stitch patterns

Knitting with bananafiber yarn
Domino knitting (=modular knitting)
Twisted stitch patterns

Knitting with bamboo yarn
Two end knitting 

Charity knitting
CardiganToy/doll clothing

Knitting with circular needles
Baby items

Knitting with your own handspun yarn
Graffitti knitting (knitting items on, or to be left on the street) 

Continental knitting
Designing knitted garments

Cable stitch patterns (incl. Aran)
Lace patterns
Publishing a knitting book

Teaching a child to knit
American/English knitting (as opposed to continenta
Knitting to make money

Button holes
Knitting with alpaca

Fair Isle knitting
Norwegian knitting

Dying with plant colours
Knitting items for a wedding

Household items (dishcloths, washcloths, tea cosies…)
Olympic knitting
Knitting with someone elses handspun yarn

Knitting with dpns
Holiday related knitting

Teaching a male how to knit
Knitting for a living

Knitting with cotton
Knitting smocking

Dying yarn
Knitting art
Knitting two socks (or other small tubular items) on two circulars simultaneously

Knitting with wool
Textured knitting

Kitchener BO
Knitting with beads

Long Tail CO

Knitting and purling backwards 
Machine knitting
Knitting with self patterning/self striping/variegating yarn
Stuffed toys
Knitting with cashmere


Knitting with synthetic yarn
Writing a pattern

Knitting with linen
Knitting for preemies
Tubular CO 
Freeform knitting 
Short rows
Cuffs/fingerless mits/armwarmers

Knitting a pattern from an online knitting magazine

Knitting on a loom
Thrummed knitting
Knitting a gift
Knitting for pets
Knitting with dog/cat hair
Hair accessories
Knitting in public

… thats a lot of knitting with even more to learn!!! 🙂

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