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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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Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 8 – The Making Of Christmas Cookies – A Yearly Fun Tradition

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Twas the 8th day of  Blogmas and what are we doing? We are making Christmas cookies at the Stewart  household and having fun making the cookies we are.

The week before Christmas is always busy with making Christmas cookies and whatever else comes up. Despite the Christmas hustle and bustle, making cookies with mom has become a fun tradition I look forward to each Christmas. 

My favorite Christmas Cookie is the Orange Cookie and everyone else’s too so they’re the first to get eaten. ):😪):😪

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Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 6 – My Favorite Christmas Songs And My Cat’s Favorite Christmas Songs

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Today is day 6 of Blogmas. 19 days to go. I decided to write on My Favorite Christmas Songs And My Cat’s Favorite Christmas Songs. You read right my cat has favorite Christmas songs. I thought I would start with my cat’s favorite Christmas songs. They are listed on the image below.

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My cat told me she had some more favorite Christmas songs. they are on the images below. Does your cat or dog have favorite Christmas songs like my cat, Daisy Mae? Please let me know in the comment section or by using the contact form at the end of this post.

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Now my Favorite Christmas Songs. They are as follows:

  1. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer.
  2. Santa Clause Is Coming To Town.
  3. Up On The Housetop.
  4. Handel’s Messiah.
  5. Joy To The World.
  6. Hark The Herald Angels Sing.
  7. Mary Did You Know?
  8. Here Comes Santa Clause, Here Comes Santa Clause.
  9. O Christmas Tree.
  10. Jingle Bells.
  11. We Wish You A Merry Christmas.

I could list more because I have several favorite Christmas Songs. What are your favorite Christmas songs? Please tell me in the comment section or contact me by the contact form I’m adding at the end of this post. Yes I’m really interested in knowing.

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Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 4 – The Supermoon, Frost Moon, Harvest Moon Or Yule Moon

What Is A Supermoon?:

It’s the last full moon that occurred on December 3rd, 2017. It also is the last Supermoon or yule moon of 2017.

What Is The Supermoon Also called?:

The Supermoon is also called a Yule Moon, A Harvest moon and A Frost Moon. To learn how the moon got these names click on the link below. I suggest you do it’s interesting.

When Does The Supermoon Or Yule Moon Happen?: 

The Supermoon or yule happens when the moon is closest to the earth and this time it will appear for 3 days (Friday to Monday).

How Large Will The Supermoon Be And How Bright Will The Supermoon Be?: 

 The full moon or Supermoon will be a mere 492 km (306 miles) away from Earth, making it appear 13.6% larger in diameter and 29% larger in the area. It will also appear 7% more intense and brighter because the Earth will be closest to the sun.

What Was It Like To Witness The Supermoon or Yule Moon?:

It was an awesome sight. It was not only beautiful but bright too. It was framed or surrounded with colors of pinks, reds, greens, blues and yellows. So pretty to witness. It could have been a beacon in the sky it was so bright. I took pictures from 3 different angles. One on Zoom, One on Medium Zoom and One from far away.

Conclusion:

It was a beautiful, bright moon framed in color. How appropriate, a colorful frame for a big and bright moon that shined like beacon in the sky. Also if you get the chance, click on the provided link and read about the Yule moon and how it got it name. The history behind it is interesting. I really hope you click on the link to read it. You’ll see pictures of the moon that appeared on December 3, 2017 above.

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🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 3 – Christmas Childhood Memories That Stand Out🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄

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For Day 3 of Merry Blogmas I have decided to do Christmas Childhood Memories. One of my first childhood memories is of a silver artificial Christmas that my 2 younger sisters and I would help put up but that wasn’t the cool part. The cool part was this color wheel with the colors of blues, yellows, greens and red. The color wheel we set up was shined on the silver Christmas tree. So when the wheel stopped on a certain color that’s what color the tree looked like. It was really pretty. The best part though was we opened 1 Christmas present on Christmas Eve and opened the rest on Christmas.

My 2nd childhood memory as a kid was when my Dad’s place of work went on strike and my grandfather helped mom get Santa’s gifts out of the attic. This particular Christmas Santa’s gifts were dolls that were as tall as my sisters and I if not taller. The dolls fell down the attic steps. We had a noisy Santa Clause that year.

My 3rd childhood memory was when my sisters and I were older I put a red Santa’s hat on my Grandfather’s head and then I took a picture as did someone else because I have that picture of him in the Santa’s hat with Grandma in the background framed. I look at it every morning.

These are the three childhood memories that stand out. I have plenty more memories but feel it in the best interest of time, I’m not listing them.

🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄Merry Blogmas Everyone: Day 2-My Christmas Wish List And Daisy Mae’s Christmas Wish List🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎄🎄🎄

For Blogmas Day 2, Daisy Mae and I have decided to do our Christmas Wish Lists.

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The things on my grown up wish list that I’m asking for from Santa are as follows:

  1. A computer.
  2. A Diamond Ring.
  3. Some Mystery/Suspense Books.
  4. To Be With My Family.
  5. Peace On Earth And Goodwill Toward Everyone.
  6. Another Good Year Blogging.
  7. To See The New Year And Enjoy It.
  8.  To Get A Full-Time Job With Benefits.
  9. To Understand My Computer More.
  10. Not To Judge But Respect Peoples Opinions/Choices Even If I Think They Are Wrong.
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Daisy Mae’s Christmas wish list.

  1. Cat Nip.
  2. Lots Of Kitty Treats.
  3. Kitty Litter That Clumps.
  4. Cat Nip Toys.
  5. Cat Grass.
  6. More Cat Nip.
  7. Lots Of Cuddling And Snuggling.
  8. Lots Of Love.
  9. Lots Of Meow Mix And Fancy Feast Cat Food.
  10. I Hope Everyone Gets What They Asked Santa For And More Especially My Human.
  11. I Want Lots Of Companionship.

 

🍗HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!🍗

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Daisy Mae and I want to wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

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What The Colors Of The American Flag Really Mean!?

After writing  a poem called WHAT THE COLORS OF THE AMERICAN FLAG MEAN TO ME, I thought it would be interesting to find out what the colors really mean. So below are some links that will show you what they mean and the links are: What do the colors of the Flag mean,  What do the colors of the flag mean and  What does the colors of the flag mean(Google Search)  . The last link I provided has several links you can choose from.  Below are screenshots of What do the colors of the Flag mean?

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WHAT THE COLORS OF THE AMERICAN FLAG MEAN TO ME!

The Colors of the American Flag are Red, White and Blue with Stars in the Upper Left Hand Corner and with the Fourth OF July just around the corner I thought I would write a poem about the American Flag in which I respect a lot.

Red is for the blood that shed during wartime by the men and women who fight for our freedom~White is for comfort that God gives when a soldier is hurt or dies~Blue is what the Families and friends of the soldier feel when they’re not around ~And the stars stand for all 50 states and the privileges some of these soldiers gave their lives for.

Poem By: Crystal Stewart(2017)