Monday, November 30, 2009

More Christmas pictures

Well it was back to work today. We started decorating for Christmas. We are doing a Charlie Brown Christmas theme. I will take some pictures when we are done. Meanwhile, here are some more shots around the house.

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Mindy

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Christmas Decorating almost done

This makes for a long post with all the pictures so I will put some more on tomorrow!

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Mindy

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Some Ornaments I made for my tree

Remember the little pieces of wood I told you about earlier? Well I am making some ornaments out of them. I have a few of them done.

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Grandpa Max and I.

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Sweet baby DJ

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Pat and Emil

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Great grandma Simpson and Doug

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Tom and baby Derek

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Grandma Vera and Jacob

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Little Reesey dog

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Grandma Lucy

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I have some more to make yet, I want to make some of my family and some of more grandparents. I will put up some Christmas pictures tomorrow.

Mindy

Friday, November 27, 2009

Decorating the church

I have been working on decorating my house for Christmas. I will post some pictures when I am finished. I am always thinking I am going to be real minimal on my decorations and I am for the most part, it’s just that there is a lot of area to decorate. Anyway, I am gaining!

Today a few of us went over and decorated the church. There is still some finishing touches we need to do but I took pictures of what we did.

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I love the way the windows look!

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This tree is right when you walk in the front door.

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If I had been thinking, I would have taken a picture of the front of the church with the wreaths on the door. I’ll try and remember to take my camera Sunday and do that!

Mindy

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

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As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let us  remember all that we have to be thankful for, as our true wealth lies in the love of family and friends past and present!

Love and blessings,

Mindy

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pass the Pumpkin Pie

I love pumpkin pie and they say it’s good for you too. Does that mean you can eat bunches?! I’m thinkin not!! But it is yummy!

Isn’t this pumpkin pie cute? I found it here.

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Now make sure you have enough pie for everyone. Take a look at this big pie!

From: http://pumpkinnook.com/giants/pumpkinpierecord.htm

How big does a pumpkin pie have to be to become the world record? The current world record stands at 2,020 pounds (after baking). It was prepared and baked by the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers in New Bremen, Ohio. This huge pie was made on October 8, 2005. Over 5,000 people came to witness the event.  These two pictures are from here.

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Start handing out the forks and whip cream!!

Mindy

Monday, November 23, 2009

Turkeys

Isn’t this plate beautiful? Love the pattern and color of it!

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Here are some “turkeys” for you.

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oops, one mayflower!

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I really like the turkey above made out of a pine cone. It was done by Martha Stewart. I don’t remember where I found the other pictures.

Mindy