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It’s A New Year

It’s A New Year

I hope that you and your loved ones enjoyed saying farewell — and good riddance! — to 2015 and hello to 2016. Hubby and I sat at home and quietly ushered the new year in by watching movies, sewing (just me), and snuggling with our fur kids. Surprisingly, Hubby picked two really good movies for […]

Pre-Christmas Update

Pre-Christmas Update

I figured I’d make an appearance to let you all know things are fine here at the ToadMama abode. Although I was certainly feeling like this as of my previous post… …I am happy to say that I’m doing better. Thanks to my wonderful Hubby, who insisted we get SOME decorations out, the house is looking […]

Sidetracked

Sidetracked

Have you ever been chewing on a kernel of an idea for a post, which needed just the right image then, while searching for said image, gotten completely sidetracked by the search results? That’s what happened to me this morning. I was all set to tell you about this different sort of plan I have for […]

Fun with Elves

Fun with Elves

Quite a few years ago, my friend Carol gave me The Elf on the Shelf. Our youngest was already a teenager, but I suppose she thought it would be fun for the grand kids. Or maybe, MAYBE, she just loved the Christmas Elves of our childhood and thought I should have one. In the 60s […]

Our Family is Now Bigger

Our Family is Now Bigger

Our youngest, Eric, got married this past Saturday. I now have a daughter-in-law (DIL). It was a lovely event. Kelsey not only planned the whole thing, she did an awful lot of work to make it all happen. Favors, flower arrangements, linen and cutlery purchases, decorations, etc. You name it, she did it. A monumental […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

… to all of my faithful, but very quiet, followers. I wish you all a healthy and happy 2013. Here at the ToadMama Abode, we rang in the New Year quietly. I went to an auction of antiques and stuff at the local auction house. I’ll show you what I bought once I get all […]