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I hear tell

I hear tell

I can make those candle stubs redder. But I cannot for the life of me figure it out. It was all I could manage to do to take the picture in NO LIGHT and do a little post tweeking.  But I cannot for the life of me figure out how to make the candle stubs

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I Hope You Like Fruitcake

I Hope You Like Fruitcake

Because that’s like 370 pounds of raisin there– not to mention the currants and candied this & that and local pecans.  I hope you like fruitcake.This is funny. Independently, both Mr. Big Food and I thought that we would make a fruit cake. (Great minds & all.) And then we realized we both had the same

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Goose Hunting

Goose Hunting

For reasons we can discuss some other day, we are not making our usual trek to My Mother’s House for Christmas. We are having Christmas here on The Farm. Mr. Big Food decided he’ll cook a Christmas goose. Therefore, we need a goose. And what better place to go hunting for a Christmas Goose than

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Who needs lights & displays?

Who needs lights & displays?

Photographs courtesy of Daughter C* We went to Woodland the other evening. You may– if you’re still following along– recall Woodland from Christmases past.  No photographs were modified To say that this year’s Woodland Christmas display was disappointing is probably unfair to the display, such as it was. We discussed this on the way back

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The Best of Intentions

On the evening of December 1, 2014, it was my intention to post every subsequent evening about a Christmas story. I had my crappy old books about me– well, except for the two I cannot find. And I got off to a good start. The Fir Tree. Charlie Brown. Dadadadadadada da. da da da. But alas. I

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