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Saturday, December 20, 2008

3 days

Day Out: Ile St. Louis

It's the wee small hours of the morning on Sunday so I can say that the day after tomorrow!! we leave for Paris! WOW

I love this article from the NYTimes. I cannot wait for our own "Day Out".

I'm currently debating between a fashion related souvenir or a kitchen related souvenir. Decisions decisions.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Christmas Music!

I love love love Christmas music. Any and all of it. Faith Hill, Sarah Brightman, Andy Williams, a Church Choir - you name the song I probably have 3 versions of it on my iTunes "Christmas" play list. Which, currently, has 116 songs. My personal favorites are below. What are yours? 

  • Sisters, Rosemary Clooney (from the movie White Christmas) 
  • Silver Bells (included on our Christmas card this year)
  • Silent Night
  • Away In a Manger (my parents and I performed this back when I was 5 years old at our church holiday talent show) 
  • White Child Is This?/Greensleeves
  • Baby Its Cold Out There
  • Dominick the Donkey - I mean really? How can you NOT love this song?!?
  • Carol of the Bells - mannheim steamroller does it best
  • The 8 Polish Foods of Christmas - veggie tales - word.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Gift Giving 2008

I did not do my Christmas shopping online this year. Today, while waiting on a slow & long line at Staples to ship a box to my family I really regretted my decision. So here are some gifts I coulda, woulda, shoulda sent!

Infinity tea-light holder from Red Envelope. Emblazoned with the phrase “The light you carry within you shines infinitely". Beautiful.

'Smores soap. You have to see it to believe it!!

Cutest little strawberry mug from an adorable shop in Kansas City, Bon Bon Atelier! I love everything on their website.
Penguin towels. Seriously. How cute! From Shanalogic.
Hello Kitty sewing machine in green from Target. Compact size, 6 built in stitches & button holes. If I paid any attention when my mom was trying to teach me to sew that would mean something to me. Alas, I was happier to play with the box of buttons she kept nearby.

Tea Code for your to-go cup of warmth in the morning. The button on the side allows you to attach your tea bag to the side of the mug.
Philosophy's the Gingerbread House collection. They always have the yummiest scents!

Soup and sandwich tray from Uncommongoods. Ohhh my perfect most favorite meal!!! Genius idea.