Monthly Archives: December 2009

December 31 – Done!

One year of pictures done!

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December 30 – Pasta & Bread

As part of a project last summer, Cole has been trying out new recipes. We were out of egg noodles and flush with ambition from reading The Silver Spoon’s Pasta book, received as a Christmas gift. I dug the pasta … Continue reading

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December 29 – Rabbit

In the front yard.

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December 28 – Mills Fleet Farm

Mills Fleet Farm, the men’s mall. Photo from the Googlephone.

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December 27 – Poncho

Wade is an amazing shopper. He picked up that Snuggie for only $2.99, a gorgeous leather jacket for me at 85% off and four of these bad boys ($2.99 – 10%). That’s right, matching family ponchos. His secret? The Bargain … Continue reading

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December 26 – PacMan

My uncle has a Nintendo NES system with 3 games; Mario, Duck Hunt and PacMan. He also has a dial-up internet connection. My oldest had to connect to the internet just to hear the sounds of a modem connecting.

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December 25 – Christmas Morning

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December 24 – Snowpocalypse

The beginning of Snowmageddon that canceled many a holiday get together in Minnesota. Doesn’t look too bad in the backyard, but the 2 inches of solid ice on the roads tell a different story.

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December 23 – Oak Grill

Eating at the Oak Grill in Dayton’s (now Macy’s, but in an act of defiance, most Minnesotans still call it Dayton’s) is a family tradition dating back to when my mother was a child. Now, we head down each year … Continue reading

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December 22 – Cabela’s

We pass 4 Cabela’s on our drive to Minnesota and usually stop in Owatonna for deep fried cheese curds. I’d wager there is someone who had this Jerky pistol on their wishlist. Can’t imagine who. This was taken with my … Continue reading

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