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Entries from December 2013

Link up here if you're playing along today! Questions for a New Year’s Eve Reflection Meme 1. What was the single best thing that happened this past year? I could say it was moving back to Miami, or Rob retiring... Read more →


As has been our tradition since the beginning of our romance, we started opening presents well ahead of Christmas Day. Rob and I started doing Twelve Days of Christmas when we were dating in 2000, and we loved it so... Read more →


Music Monday: Gloria In Excelsis Deo!

Stacy from Stacy Uncorked, Xmas Dolly, Callie from JAmericanSpice, Cathy from Cathy Kennedy’s Blog, and Naila Moon at Just the Stuff Ya Know bring us Music Monday each week, with the current month's theme being, of course, Christmas music. I... Read more →


Double Whammy: Saturday 9 & Sunday Stealing

"Wow, I can't believe Smellyann is late with her memes," said no one ever. :\ Link up here if you're late on Saturday 9, like I am! Saturday 9: Jingle Bell Rock 1) Sam has affection for this song because,... Read more →


Busy, busy, busy. That's what describes our life lately, and I'm nothing but pleased about it. What with the full-fledged return to mystery shopping - and believe you me, there is no shortage of work here - homeschooling, getting ready... Read more →


So I'm late and it's Monday morning. What else is new?! Link up here if you're a late bloomer like me. ;) 01. What is something that you have lost recently?: When we went out Sunday afternoon, I yelled at... Read more →


Following Thanksgiving Thursday, Black Friday (which extends now from at least Thursday to Sunday), Cyber Monday (which is now Cyber WEEK according to my emails), there comes Giving Tuesday. So, many of you who read here regularly will know three... Read more →


At the very beginning of November, I received a free full-size bottle of Lancome DreamTone Customized Skin Tone Correcting Serum from Lancome and SheSpeaks, in order to use and review it here on Ye Olde-Fashoned Blahg. Here's my face at... Read more →


So, I've started mystery shopping again, as of last week. You may remember I stopped in about May or so when I applied for Social Security Disability... but I got denied, and I just don't have the mental fortitude to... Read more →