Friday, January 3, 2014

Lately (in Instagram)


Happy New Year!!!!

Three weeks of blog neglect!  EEEKKK!  Time to catch up.

2013 ended with:

~A super cold football game up in Kansas City.........



~The yearly visit to Silver Dollar City to see the Christmas lights.....



~Nancy's first cave experience.......



~The viewing of a "classic" for the first time at the prompting of quite a few friends.......



~And a super fun mug exchange with my favorite girls.........


Instead of buying Christmas gifts for each other, we started having exchange parties. 

We each brought a wrapped mug.....and then drew numbers to see who got to choose first.  Stealing was encouraged.

We've also had a scarf exchange!  Next up, we're exchanging doormats!

Those will be challenging to wrap!









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16 comments:

  1. Wow, looks like you had a super fun holiday! The mug/scarf exchange is a really good idea. Those are two things a girl can never have too much of!

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    1. We are trying to think of other things to exchange too!!!!

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  2. I had to click through and comment solely for the leopard print blanket. :D

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  3. True die-hard fans when you're out braving the cold like that.
    The exchange party sounds like fun and from the way it looks; everyone had a good time.

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  4. what fun exchanges! so fun!

    Good luck at school next week...although the forecast doesn't really look too good for you guys going back on Monday!

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  5. Sounds like a great time! thanks for linking up!

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  6. Fun exchange ideas! I'm trying to plan a book exchange for sometime this winter - but mugs might have been easier. :)

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  7. Also - what did you think of the movie?

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  8. I love the idea of a mug of scarf exchange! That way everyone gets something similar, you probably spent about the same, and hopefully everyone is happy!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  9. Doormat exchange. You cracked me up :)

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  10. What cave is that? And I love the idea of a doormat exchange! You could do so many fun things with gift exchanges. Ugly lamp exchange, silly craft exchange, bad gift re-gift exchange....

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  11. exchange parties- such a fun idea!

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    1. WAY cheaper than individual gifts!

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  12. What a fun end of the year!!! I hope 2014 is your best year yet, girlie!! :-)

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  13. Wait. So, this was the first time you watched Christmas Vacation. Well, what did you think?

    And, I love the idea of doing an exchange with friends. How brilliant...and fun.

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  14. Happy New Year! I haven't blogged or read blogs for ages. I've missed hearing about your life!

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