Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Christmas Fallout Thread, 2008.

Christmas was good! Long and tiring, but good! I feel like I haven’t stopped moving for two days, and I’m very much looking forward to a few days of absolute nothingness as I lay all slug-like on the couch, covered … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve.

The Advent Calendar has been updated through 12/22. I’m going to try to finish #23 between now and tomorrow morning — try — but I’m not sure I’ll make it. If you’ve seen the length of the last few, I … Continue reading

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Jingle Hell.

I’m not sure if it’s possible for me to have more to do between now and Christmas Eve, but I’ve decided to take it in stride. I’m lying. I’m freaking. And I’m taking it out on everyone. Right now, our … Continue reading

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The Christmas Story INFLATABLE LEG LAMP!

Because Christmas is a time for frivolous, regrettable spending. Because the neighbors have really stepped up their outdoor decorating prowess this year. Because I have blood and not ice water running through my veins. For these reasons and more, I … Continue reading

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The Mr. Snowman Sno-Cone Maker!

Being an Advent Calendar fan favorite, it was only a matter of time before Mista Snowman expanded his empire. From Lanard, it’s the official Mr. Snowman Sno-Cone Maker! These have been around for years, serving as a contingency plan for … Continue reading

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Christmas Crunch! And Cologne!

The Advent Calendar has been updated through December 14th. After I finish writing about cereal and bad cologne, I’ll get to work on the 15th. Tomorrow, I’ll try to get two done, so we’ll be back on track. A Christmas … Continue reading

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Funky Fondue, Christmas Crackers, Awesome ALF.

The Advent Calendar has been updated through December 13th. Slow and steady. My secret hobby of thumbing through twenty-year-old recipe magazines has given me a serious appreciation of holiday fondue, which I suppose is no different than non-holiday fondue, but … Continue reading

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BUMBLE CHASE.

The Advent Calendar has been updated through December 12th. Hopefully, I’ll be back on schedule by the end of the weekend. Introducing BUMBLE CHASE, a new kind of battery-operated stuff-moves-across-a-surface holiday decoration/toy thingy! Eerily similar to the Peanuts Prowling Pumpkin … Continue reading

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KB, Khristmas, Krispies.

The fact that it’s already December 10th tells me that the season is moving much too fast, but on the bright side, there are still fifteen days left. Twenty if you count all the way through New Year’s. For the … Continue reading

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Shoestring Santa.

The Advent Calendar is up to date. Well, I guess it won’t be up to date until I do today’s entry. I don’t know. A Christmas Chia Tree update: The future centerpiece of Christmas dinner has begun sprouting its coat, … Continue reading

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