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Monday, December 17, 2012


Good Morning, peeps!  Wowzah!  Do you all realize we are only a week away from Christmas Eve?!!  That's right!  Seven days left, that's it.  I'm a procrastinate until the last possible moment on finishing up the things in my mind left to do, but then I work well under that intense pressure.  I've always performed my best with deadlines to meet and not enough time for most people.  I wish the sun would come back out; it's been gray here for a few days, and I don't do well on gray days.  I need lots of yellow sunshine!  I think I'll get out my bread machine today and fill 'er up!  That always makes the house smell so good, and I'm giving 2-pound loaves to my favorite neighbors as gifts wrapped in foil with red bows.  I can bake about 3 complete loaves in a day if I stay on reloading promptly.  Sounds like a good plan.  I've got to get things finished before I travel on Friday.  The clock is ticking, and my folks are so excited.

I do feel better of this cold today.  It's still there, but I believe I have whipped the worst of it for once.  The older I get the harder they are on me to shake it seems.  I generally try to stay out of crowds, especially during holiday shopping, to avoid contact with so many germs.  But try as I may, I've been around a lot of kids lately, and even if I don't go out much they will bring it in to me.  It's a no win situation sometimes.  My DH feels like he is coming down with something too.  More "chicken soup" please!! 

I promised to be back with a little something different today.  I've been wanting to make these so I could use them myself, so I figured I may as well get on the task of getting them done.  If you have never made a calendar for yourself or somebody special before, why not give this a try.  For your FREEBIE, I've made a transparent png template file in black so you can use your own background paper under it.  Also, in the download I've included a jpg file of this which has a white background.  It's ready to simply pop onto the lower portion of an 8.5 x 11" background, scrap up the top portion any way you like, write some special birthdays, appointment text, or holidays onto the blocks and then print it off on card stock or your favorite matt or glossy photo paper, your choice!  I like having the option to make the top portion of my calendars to suit myself, so I didn't do a whole page for you!  Today you get January 2013.  Come back tomorrow (hopefully) for February!  Here's the preview . . .


That's all from me for the moment.  I've have to get up and get busy on my day!  I have a few things to wrap, baking to do, and a few downtown chores to run.  My DH is off on Tues. and Wed., so that always slows me down right in the middle of my week; it's like his Sat. and Sunday and it really gets me confused sometimes!  Thursdays are like Mondays in this house! 

Stop by tomorrow for more goodies!  Have a great week Santasizing!  (A word used by my beloved departed eldest daughter who was always coining new words of her own, just was her thing to be funny.)


1 comment:

lawyerlyn said...

thank you so much for sharing this, as I was looking for something like this. can't wait for the rest of the year.

Merry Christmas to you and yours!