Princess Down but not Out

December 22nd… December 23rd… Christmas Eve… Family and friends wearing our gift of lumberjack shirts. “I’m a lumberjack and I’m OK.” Get it? Christmas Dinner. Thanks everyone for helping out. Extra thanks to Simendea and John. December 30th… Shelley and John: Happy 34th Anniversary. Mwahhhhh!!! Kiss. Kiss. Shelley: Mmmm. This tea’s delicious. Thanks. John: You’re…

SMART ASS

  My son, Matt: My turn. My Scottish Daughter-in-law, Emma: Matt, last time you read the clues too fast, then too slow. This time read them properly. Shelley: Yeah Matt. No throwing people off. Matt: OK. OK. Shelley: Right. Look everyone. I’m four away from winning. I can do this. I need to do this. It…

Christmas is Not a Competition

Shelley: Remember what every neighbour said to us when we moved in? John: Of course. “Welcome to the neighbourhood. Just so you know, this street is renowned for it’s Christmas decorations. Don’t let us down.”   Shelley: It’s time. Go get ’em, tiger. John: I’m on it. Shelley: Oohhhh. Everything’s perfect right down to our little Christmas tree on the…

Daily Prompt: Gimme – What Doesn’t Santa Understand?

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/easy-bake-oven-biased-boys-article-1.1211575 Easy-Bake Oven From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Easy-Bake Oven is a working toy oven introduced by Kenner in 1963, and currently manufactured by Hasbro. The original toy used an ordinary incandescent light bulb as a heat source; current versions use a true heating element. By 1997, more than 16 million Easy-Bake Ovens (in 11 models) had been sold.[1] Mom: Shelley, you’re next. Shelley: Oranges……

I know that Christmas is a Time for Giving, But…

Last week, after finishing our third day of volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, John and I stopped by the grocery store. While checking our goods through, the cashier asked, “Would you be interested in donating to the local food bank?” We politely declined , “Sorry. Next time.” Although she said, “No problem.” Her withering gaze said something else, “What a couple of…