🎉🎆🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁Blogmas: Day 19 – It’s My 50th Birthday Today!! YEAH!!🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎉🎆

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Hello Everyone, today is Day 19 of Blogmas  and it is also my 50th Birthday. Yeah!! What have I been doing today? Wrapped some Christmas gifts, sent out a Christmas cards, relaxed and celebrated my birthday.

This post will be done mostly in images so I hope you enjoy it.

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Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 17 – The 12 Days Of Christmas(Animal Style)

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The 12 days of Christmas is a popular Christmas song we listen to every Christmas. But did you think about The 12 Days Of Christmas(Animal Style)? I have and it’s something how animals sing this popular Christmas song. Below is the lyrics for The 12 Days Of Christmas:

The 12 Days Of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree 

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the seventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

7 Swans a Swimming

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

8 Maids a Milking

7 Swans a Swimming

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

9 Ladies Dancing

8 Maids a Milking

7 Swans a Swimming

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

10 Lords a Leaping

9 Ladies Dancing

8 Maids of Milking

7 Swans a Swimming

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

11 Pipers Piping

10 Lords a Leaping

9 Ladies Dancing

8 Maids a Milking

7 Swans a Swimming

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me:

12 Drummers Drumming

11 Pipers Piping

10 Lords a Leaping

9 Ladies Dancing

8 Maids a Milking

7 Swans a Swimming

6 Geese a Laying

5 Golden Rings

4 Calling Birds

3 French Hens

2 Turtle Doves

 and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

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Now that you’ve seen the 12 Days Of Christmas take a look at the 12 Days Of Christmas – Animal Style. I’m just going to list what the 12 days are from 12 to 1 unlike the above 12 Days Of Christmas.

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12 Raccoons a Drumming

11 Mice a Piping

10 Deer a Leaping

9 Cats a Dancing

8 Dogs a Milking

7 Ducks a Swimming

6 Bear a Laying

5 Bags of Animal Treats

4 Snow Birds

3 Turkey

2 Squirrels

and a Bobcat Looking for Food

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Merry Blogmas: Day 16 – The Uniqueness Of Snowflakes(The Legend Of The Snowflake)

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Today is the 16th day of Blogmas and honestly I was having writers block until I read my devotions this Morning. I thought how neat and interesting it would be if I wrote on the uniqueness of snowflakes. With winter here and some of got 5 to 7 inches of snow it’s interesting to just watch the snowflakes. So I decided to do Day 16 on Snowflakes(The Legend Of The Snowflake).

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As people we are unique ourselves. None of us is alike and we all have different passions, different likes and different dislikes. Also, some of us like cats for pets, some like dogs for pets, some like like both cats and dogs and some like snakes. Yes I said snakes. Now that you know how unique we are let’s go onto snowflakes.

Snowflakes are unique too only in different ways. In fact there is not one snowflake that is alike. Even though some snowflakes are extra small, some snowflakes are small, some snowflakes are medium size and some snowflakes are big but all snowflakes are unique no matter what size they are. All snowflakes even taste different  But despite that we are taught snowflakes are unique the question remains are they really? I did some research on this question and found some Links For The Uniqueness Of Snowflakes.  I found it interesting and hope you do too.

I’ve added some of my own pictures as well of some images from the internet. ENJOY.

 

 

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Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 15 – Should You Write Christmas Or Xmas?

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INTRODUCTION:

Should You Write Christmas Or Xmas? Interesting question. Everyone has their own personal opinion about this question and I have mine. My opinion is that Christmas should be written out because when you write Xmas it’s like you’re getting rid of the main part of Christmas. Don’t get me wrong because I’m not going to tell you what you should do in fact that’s entirely up to you. It’s a choice you must make.

WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE OUT CHRISTMAS:

I’m sure there are a lot of people out don’t like to write out Christmas for whatever reason. Christmas should be written out of respect. Why? That’s simple. One night long ago a baby was born to the virgin Mary and that baby that was born was our savior.

WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE XMAS INSTEAD OF CHRISTMAS:

Honestly, I can’t think of a reason why anyone would write Christmas Xmas. It’s like you’re Xing out the real reason for Christmas.

CONCLUSION:

In conclusion, for those of you who don’t agree with me all I can say is I’m sorry you don’t but it’s a choice everyone must make in our lifetime.  Every choice has consequences whether they’re good or bad. I will always write Christmas out even if takes just a little more space and time. Christmas is that time of the year we should celebrate Jesus’ birthday.

Remember Christmas isn’t about the presents you get it’s about the gift we got one night long ago when a baby boy was born to the virgin Mary. One of the sayings I have at this time of the year is Jesus is the reason for the season.

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DISCLOSURE:

This post is in my opinions only. Images have Graphic credit underneath them.

 

 

 

 

🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄Merry Blogmas: Day 12 – Do You Believe In Santa Clause?(The History Of Santa Claus)🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

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Do You Believe In Santa Claus? Is there even really a real person as Santa Claus? Interesting question isn’t it? So I decided to research this the history of Santa Claus. During my research of the history of Santa Claus I found out he is real. I put the links at the end of the post for you to look at and I have added a contact form for those who want to contact me by e-mail at the end of this post.

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There comes a time as we all know that when you reach a certain age when you’re a kid, you either find out on your own that there is no Santa Claus or other kids tell you there is no Santa Claus. When a kid finds there is no Santa Claus it’s hard to tell how they will react. I remember my nieces kept telling their brother there is no Santa Claus. I proceeded to tell my nephew that there is a Santa Claus and I still believed in Santa Claus. Now my nephew is 15 years old and I don’t know what he believes now.

I learned at a very young age that Santa Claus is more than a big, fat man in a red suit with a white beard and red cap. When you hear Santa Claus isn’t real think about this, Santa Claus lives in all of us. You read right, Santa Claus lives in all of us and there really is a Santa Claus. Let me give you some examples and they are, people who work as a volunteer with animals, rescuing cats and dogs, fostering cats and dogs, supporting an organization that helps strangers and not being selfish at this time of year and all year round just to name a few.  So yes everyone there is a Santa Claus and  Santa Claus is real.

I have done some research online and found some articles on the legend of Santa Claus. Below are the links:

Saint Nicholas and the Origin of Santa Claus

Do you believe in santa claus(A combination of links)

Christmas Stories: Legend of Santa Claus

The History of Santa Claus

The History of Christmas

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Do You Believe? I do. Let me know if you believe by using the contact form or in the comment section. Contact Form is below.

🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄Day 11 of Blogmas: The Christmas Tag🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

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Today is the 11th day of Blogmas and I wanted to do something fun so I thought I’d do The Christmas Tag.  I was tagged by A Sun on a Cloudy Day  and Manic`Teodora to do The Christmas Tag .  I want to thank A Sun on a Cloudy Day and Manic` Teodora for tagging me. I will be answering 2 sets of questions since I was tagged twice.

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RULES

  • Add The Picture In Your Blog.
  • Copy These Rules In Your Post.
  • Add A Link To This Original Post.  The Link To The Original Post is littlediyprojects.wordpress.com/thechristmastag
  • Answer The 10 Questions( You Can Add Extra Christmas-Related Questions If You Want).
  • Tag At Least 3 Other Bloggers With Links To Their Blogs.
  • Have Fun.

THE CHRISTMAS TAG QUESTIONS FROM A SUN ON A CLOUDY DAY

  1. What’s Your Favorite Thing About Christmas? I like getting together with family to celebrate Jesus’ Birthday.
  2. What’s Your Favorite Christmas Memory? I really don’t have one. My birthday is a week before Christmas(on the 19th) but just being  with my family is great. However I do remember when my Dad’s work went on strike my grandfather played Santa Clause and boy was he noisy.
  3. Are There Special Traditions Your Family Has For Christmas? (Can Be Personal Or General)Mom, Dad and I like to watch The Grinch That Stole Christmas, Rudolph, Frosty and if they come again that Christmas Season and they usually do we watch them again. Also another tradition my family has is getting together and having Christmas together.
  4. What’s Your Christmas Wish? I have so many Christmas wishes. My Christmas wishes are, Peace on earth, Everyone has a great Christmas, A Computer( which I got already) and so much more.
  5. What’s Your Favorite Christmas Dish? My Dad’s mashed potatoes and the ham.
  6. What’s Your Favorite Christmas Decoration? The Nativity.
  7. What’s Your Favorite Christmas Song? I really don’t have one. I like so many.
  8. Where Do You Usually Celebrate Christmas? My parent’s house.
  9. What Does The ‘Christmas Spirit’ Mean To You? The “Christmas Spirit’ means that you help others that don’t have as much as you. It also means to help others even if you don’t really want to. When someone wishes me Happy Holidays I respond back Merry Christmas. I want everyone to have a terrific Christmas so Merry Christmas Everyone.
  10. Who Out Of Anybody In The World Would Want To Spend Your Christmas With? Jesus and Family And Friends.
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THE CHRISTMAS TAG QUESTIONS FROM MANIC` TEODORA

  1. What Was Your Favourite Christmas Film? I really don’t have a favorite film.
  2. What is your Favourite Christmas song? I have so many.
  3. Where Do You Spend Your Holiday? With my parents.
  4. What Is Your Favorite Thing About Christmas? Celebrating Jesus’ Birthday.
  5. What Would Be Your Dream Place To Visit For The Holiday Season? Ireland.
  6. What Makes The Holiday Special For You? My birthday is on December 19th  so that’s special, Celebrating Jesus’ Birthday, the Christmas Tree and Christmas lights.
  7. Be Honest: Do You Like Giving Gifts Or Receiving Gifts Better? Who doesn’t like to get gifts. I know I do. I have a blast buying for my family of 11 too.
  8. Is Your Christmas Tree Real Or Fake? I have a fake Christmas Tree. My youngest sister is allergic to pine so my family and I must have a fake Christmas Tree.
  9. What Is One Thing You Asked For Christmas? The Original Nintendo DS Handheld Game. I had one before and played it so much that it finally died.):):😪😪😢😪

MY NOMINEES

My nominees are EVERYONE!!

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Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 10 – Don’t Forget To Elf Yourself

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Now that your done Christmas shopping and hopefully stayed within your budget, It’s time to Elf Yourself. What do I mean by don’t forget to Elf Yourself? It means that when you’re done shopping for others and have money left over go buy yourself something to reward yourself or just because you deserve it. If you choose not to buy anything for yourself, you can always use the following ideas.

  1. Put The Extra Money In Your Checking And/Or Savings Account.
  2. Hide It Somewhere In Your House.
  3. Give The Excess Money Away.

I remember when I was working I would start my Christmas shopping in January and have it completed by October. Now I start later like July and finish by the middle of December.  A Big difference I know. At the end of the post I’m adding a contact form so you can let me know when you start your Christmas shopping and finish it. You can leave it in the comment section too.

Happy Christmas shopping and don’t forget to Elf yourself.

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