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7 Quick Takes Friday, December 28th

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- 1 -  Merry Christmas - Day 4!  I really love Christmas time.  Even the snow; although only like I've enjoyed it this week - staying inside!  It snowed like crazy on Wednesday (12 inches at least) and all I left the house for was dinner.  So today's quick takes are the things we do in the snow!

- 2 -  Nathan decided to venture out in his new coat (super warm apparently) on some cross-country skis he found in the basement.  3 miles in a little under 2 hours!

- 3 -  I decided to stay in and watch movies, Netflix & USA had some good stuff these past few days!  So, a before picture of snow - just a little bit...

and an after picture...

Poor Mary & Joseph - no room at the Inn and now they can't even see their baby 'cause he buried under the snow!

- 4 -  Dad spent the afternoon shoveling and although his pile is a little smaller than this, but you get the point!

There is a LOT of snow!

- 5 -  Mom loved her gift!  Here's the photo for your 'copying pleasure'...if you want to know exactly how, all I can say is a lot of wine corks, a wire frame from Hobby Lobby and a roll of floral wire.  Then start cutting and twisting until you get the effect you want!  I used less than a gallon zip lock bag's worth of corks.

And there's a little bouquet of blue flowers to make it a summer/spring/anytime that's not Christmas decoration as well!

- 6 -  I wouldn't say that people around here take their Christmas decorations all that seriously, but we passed this house (& and it's not even the one with the most lights, those are just pretty to look at) - this one makes you think "Where in your home do you store that the other 11 months of the year?"

Maybe they really miss the big cow and are just trying to memorialize it in some way!

you too can save the cow by joining this facebook group!

- 7 -  I pray you had a wonderful Christmas and that the new year brings a tremendous amount of joy!  Off to lunch with mom and picking out my birthday present (which is 3 months away - and so many things I want to do before I officially enter my late 20s)!

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