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On the ???? days of Christmas.....

Okay, Okay! I have missed a few days! So, I'll just give you the highlights okay?!
First, I accidentally left my camera behind along with my facial cleanser and body wash so no pics to share. Let's see... well this past weekend, the 10th, 11th, & 12th I spent the weekend out of town with my sweetheart for the first time in ????? After I found my way to the hotel after taking a very wrong turn, We went out to dinner with some really long time friends and so enjoyed their company :) We, of course did some Christmas shopping and we were very successful at that! We were in much dire need of some time just for us. I am so thankful we were able to do this at this time. Really, It was so very needed.  Okay... so yesterday, Monday, I spent the day and most of the night playing catch up! Catch up on laundry, cleaning, you tubing, (didn't get much of that done), moving furniture for todays task at hand... Hubby is having wood floors installed today and Wednesday in a couple rooms downstairs! What a mess! My dining room is packed with furniture from the living room and our 12 foot Christmas tree stands stuck in the corner of the foyer awaiting to be adorned!! So, the guys are downstairs making so much racket I can hardly think! lol! Our downstairs heating unit went out on us around 7:00 or so last night, so that poor fellow is out in the windy cold trying to get that working again! And this morning the city was flushing the water lines... at least evrything is going on and hopefully getting done in this one day!! Oh! and it snowed most of the day!! So pretty.
I have been trying to get a little Christmas mini album kit up on you tube, I might just do the picture thing! lol!! Okay! Well! I hope everyone is having as exciting a holiday season as we are here at the Lane house!!
Stay warm and safe!
Julie

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