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Random Thoughts on Christmas Lights

Dec 21, 2010

For some reason, people in Sacramento seem to like string those big white bulbs on their houses.  It reminds me of Farrell's.  Or Las Vegas.  Does anyone remember Farrell's?  They wore those old-fashioned outfits with the straw hats and vests with ...

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Momservations
Christmas Check List

Dec 21, 2010
Christmas Check List

Mom's check list for a perfect, if exhausting, Christmas.

The Hog Blog
A Very Different Hunting Video

Dec 21, 2010

So I posted this a couple years ago, but it deserves a repeat.  It combines all the elements of the season… hunting, Christmas, Santa Claus (Father Christmas), and a little corporate double-talk.  How could you go wrong? Enjoy.  But you may want to watch it alone, before sharing with the kids. And should you...

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My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
Frosty Sighting in the 95695

Frosty Sighting in the 95695

Kurt and Hal posed with their original rendition of Frosty. Made from plywood and painted we think it is much more cool than a vinyl blowup import from China!

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Special Holiday Memories

Dec 20, 2010

One of the things I used to like about the holidays was visiting my dad's office.  This is the week when most people start to take vacation until the New Year begins, so the buildings filled with various corporate entities are usually pretty quiet.  ...

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Glocal Girl
Gettin’ Crafty.

Dec 20, 2010
Gettin’ Crafty.

We all have our little talents.  Skills that make us who we are, and also things we'll never be.  For example, I could plan an event from head to toe but will never be able to divvy up a restaurant bill, add tax and deduct who didn't order be...

Glocal Girl
Halfway Homemade.

Dec 18, 2010
Halfway Homemade.

Yesterday Amsterdam was shut down by the 8 straight hours of snow that fell onto the city.  Despite being known for gloomy weather, apparently this year's snowfall is unusual so Holland is ill-equipped for such circumstances.  Trams stopped r...

The Hog Blog
‘Tis The Season

Dec 15, 2010

The Vince Guaraldi Trio made some of the best Christmas music ever… Since I’m off in Washington State right now, I figured this was as good as anything else I could offer… Related Articles:Christmas EveAll aboard! I hear it coming ...

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MyCup2Yours
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Dec 14, 2010

I love this time of year... One of my favorite things about decorating for Christmas is the ornaments and how each one of them holds special meaning. (I gave Mike that little silver shoe... Visit my website at www.mycup2yours.com for full c...

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Girls on the Grid
Shopping for Holiday Gifts on the Grid

Dec 14, 2010

By Ashley Robinson We were tasked by the morning team at KCRA to find the perfect gift for the hard-to-find family member. With a $100 limit for each gift and being number one fans of Sacramento and its many businesses, local personalities and benefit...

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