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Monday, December 24, 2012

Christmas Eve


While visions of sugar plums danced in their heads...


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  1. And the countdown begins....:o)

    Enjoy your quiet time, Betsy...

    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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    1. quiet? where is there quiet? Your place? I'll be right up! lol....

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  2. beautiful image!Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family,

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  3. wow these ñppk delicious and beautiful Betsy:))

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    1. oh You notices I was almost sleeping when I comment???
      I make a list like yours LOL

      Only to orde, you know cut the turkey, make the salmon, make dessert, putting in order my parents bedroom wrapp presents, anyway Im more quiet with the list, but Id ont make so much still, hahah
      Have a wonderful Christmas betsy with all your lovely men:))

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    2. and cats :)))) sorry I forget!

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    3. Oh, nice list...yummy food! And how nice your parents will be there to stay! You will be busy,...but it's a fun busy!

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    4. yeah Betsy but now I have the list I want a nap haha!!
      But the list make me feel all is ok!!xo

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    5. Brew a pot of coffee and you'll be fine. haha. Have fun!

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  4. Are these ones you have made too? I love the way you have desplayed them. Just beautiful. Merry Christmas again dear girlfriend.

    Tomorrow morning Don is bringing in the folding table..I have a tiny house. And I will spread out all the baskets, the goodies, the filler, the ribbon and put on my apron and elf's hat!!! Let the assembly line begin!!!!

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    1. No, I didn't make these. I've never made taffy! But I am eating it! ha.

      Oh, you'll have fun making up all of your baskets!

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  5. oooo Yummy! Did you make the pinwheel thingys? Those look extra yum!

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    1. nope...bought them....and I'm eating them as we speak. lol...

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    2. I've never cooked it myself but I've helped at old fashioned taffy pulls. What a mess! but still kinda fun. It's yummy that's for sure!

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    3. I love to watch it being made...so soft and shiny! These that I bought are Christmas flavors...gingerbread, egg nog and peppermint. :)

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  6. Almost there,
    But tech still the 23rd at our lair
    A bit early you are
    But still merrry christmas eve near and far

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    1. yep, I always post the eve before
      I'm sure that bothers your ocd some more.
      lol...

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    2. Bah not too much
      As when I read it today it works and such

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  7. I won't ask if you made the taffy, and I already know you are eating it. :)

    I'm not much of a candy maker either, except for Wanda's toffee. I had to hide it away so it wouldn't be devoured before Christmas gets here.

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    1. thank you. and thanks for not saying it isn't christmas eve yet. ha.

      oh, her toffee is wonderful! I didn't make it this year because The Mister brought home a box of toffee from work and I ate the whole thing. lol. I think I've had enough!

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  8. smiles. and we try to get them to sleep so we are not up all night...haha..

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    1. oh, but then they are up earlier than ever, right? hahaha.

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  9. I'm still baking and I've got presents to wrap but I wanted to with you and your a joyous Christmas...;j

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    1. that would be 'wish' you and 'yours'...

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    2. Merry christmas to you, too! Enjoy your baking and wrapping!

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  10. I hope there is a very Merry Christmas in the Brock home this year!

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    1. Thanks Stephanie! We plan on it...low key, relaxing and very merry! :)

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  11. Awwwww such a sweet bowl of sweets!! Happy Christmas to all of you!! Yay! Take care
    x

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    1. well, merry christmas to you, Charlie, and gumgum, too! :)

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  12. Dear Betsy, stopping by to wish you a wonderful Christmas and a wonderful Holidays with your loved ones. Thank you for all your lovely comments and visits in the past year and a great friendship - have a lovely time with your 5 men.;)
    xoxo

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    1. thanks, dear zuzana....I know you'll have a wonderful christmas, too! xo

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  13. Dear Betsy, wishing you and your family a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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    1. thank you, linda ...I hope you have a wonderful holiday, too!

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  14. I agree. Eating is always better than making, Betsy... Well, in my book it is :)

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  15. Merry Christmas Betsy! Thank you for being such a positive, happy voice in my life - love your blog! Oh and I made your peanut clusters - they are sooooo good - definitely will be on my Christmas baking list next year! Kelley

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    1. oh, I'm glad you liked them...easy, too! Merry Christmas to you!

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  16. Hi Betsy, when I saw the thumbnail picture of your candy dish, I could only see the birds. And my first thought was that you got some baby chicks. :)

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    1. LOL! Oh, baby chicks!! That's just what I need! Oh, but they would be cute! I wouldn't turn them away! :)

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  17. Betsy, best wishes for a very merry Christmas to you and your family!

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    1. thanks, yuji...and the same to you and yours!

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  18. Beautiful! I love the birds and the plate in the back with the reindeer. Merry Christmas to all!

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    1. that is really an old feeder but I painted it and use it inside for things. :)

      Merry Christmas, Cat. Hope you have a lovely time.

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  19. Merry Christmas to the Brock family. Just ready to go out to Christmas Eve service & it has been snowing for the last few hours. We will have a white Christmas in PA. What about OH?
    Love, Nana

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    1. We had our white last week! Now is it rainy and very foggy! Merry Christmas to you!

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  20. Merry Christmas!
    I enjoy your blog, and have been a follower for a long time! =)

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    1. Well, thanks for showing your face Melissa! haha. So glad to see you here. Merry Christmas!

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  21. Of course! Sweet blessings on you and yours as you enjoy the gifts of each other and the fresh falling snow. Looks like you're going to get quite a bit more than we are up north of you! A very merry CHRISTmas to you all. XO

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  22. So beautiful! Merry Christmas to you and your men!

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