Halloween 2018 Final Shenanigans with Pictures!

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LadyG as Queen of Earth! She looks a bit miffed ūüôā LOL!

(Excuse any typos, we’re in the thick of it!)

So, now that we have settled on the fact that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, it seems most appropriate to share some scenes from my 2018 Halloween shenanigans.

Now…

Let’s start with a bit of charity.

Earlier today, I spent this afternoon giving candy to kids at the local children’s hospital.¬† It really was very humbling—it reminded me to appreciate the health and wholeness of my own children.

If you ever get the opportunity to do something like that please do. Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming and the kids are always in need of good cheer.

Naturally, I could not take any pictures for privacy reasons.

And so….

After that, I came home, ordered Pizza, pulled out the six (6) carmel-nut candy apples that I got from Kroger for…..wait for it….$2.00–that’s right, I said TWO DOLLARS.

Anyway, I filled a cat-faced “cauldron” with candy for trick or treaters.

Of course, I baked some cookies; that’s a given!

Best believe, my house is a freaking mess; but we are having a ball!  BTW, my Dad is here!  He never misses Halloween at my house!

Next on the agenda was to cue up Youtube to watch an old cheesy ABC Halloween movie from 1985 called “The Midnight Hour.”¬† I love that movie! How many of you remember that one? if you do, please hit me up in comments because most people have never heard of it but I love it!¬† 1985….the good old days!¬† Here is the link

After that, we’ll watch:

Fat Albert’s Halloween Special

Garfield Halloween

It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!

and finally, Ichabod Crane (Disney’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow)

And we EAT!!!!!

And so it goes…every year on Halloween!

Enjoy the scenes!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

The Flowering Vine: Mother’s Diet, Fashion, and Beauty Tips

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My Daddy and my Grandmother (We all call her Mother)  (1992)

 

Dear Gwin or LadyG or whoever you call yourself when you write,

This is Mother, and I just want to let you know¬†that I’ve been reading those blots that you and Ronnie have and I enjoy them very well.

I’ve also been looking around at other blots and I’ve found people talking about all kinds of things.

So, with that in mind,  I thought I might try writing a blot about how to keep yourself up after you turn 80.

I am hoping that your readers will appreciate this advice as it will stand the test of time.

Now…

Diet:

I keep my meals pretty simple.  You know the doctor said I was borderline diabetic so I have to watch my sugar.  That being the case, I usually eat 2 small cookies with my lunch and my dinner.

Listen now, don’t ever eat sweets¬†between meals ’cause it won’t balance out–your sugar will go too high. ¬†You always need something with it to keep it¬†from shooting up.

Oh and I don’t drink full sugar drinks, I like¬†diet Pepsi with my meals.

 

Fashion:

Always, always, always make sure your pants and skirts have elastic in the waist so you can be comfortable wherever you go.

A good pair of ear-bobs will help you to look nice and neat.

Beauty:

I bathe with Ivory soap and I always put Oil of Olay on my face; it keeps my skin from wrinkling.

If I’m going out, I use some scissors to cut off any stray hairs that crop up on my chin.

Since my hair started turning gray, I’ve been using V05 hair cream to keep it from going yellow.

Gwin,¬†ain’t nothing worse than a head full of gray hair with a yellow cast to it.

Also make sure you use a good sponge roller for your bangs.

Well, that’s it for now.

I hope that some of your readers will find these tips useful. ¬†I’ll go down in the comment section for a little while to answer questions. Tell your readers to begin their comments with “Dear Mother” if they want to talk to me about my blot.

Otherwise, they can talk to you.

Sincerely,

-Mother

 

***Any information contained in this post is for entertainment purposes only.  It is not intended to be used as, usurp or supplement professional medical advice.  Please consult your physician before changing your diet or exercise routine.  

These tips are from a CENTENARIAN…..so there’s that. ¬†By the way, she was 82 years old in the picture above. ¬†Sadly, she passed away a few years ago ūüĆĻ

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2016

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall of a random family at Christmas?

I have!

I guess I’m just nosey like that.

Oh well…

Since I can’t be the fly, I’ve decided that YOU¬†might as well be ūüėČ

Please enjoy a few photos from Christmas eve and Christmas day with Lady G’s Family.

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Look at Mama on the Tree!
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Green tomatoes from Daddy’s Garden
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Mama’s still watching over Daddy
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Lady J snaps green beans
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Snapping done!
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Pinot Grigio for Lady G
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Sir R on NORAD’s website tracking Santa!
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Christmas Pasta 
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Christmas eve is winding down
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Sunlight is starting to slant
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More shadow than light
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Eve turns to night
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Santa? The evening star? Which is it?
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Lady J bakes cookies for Santa
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Lady G bakes cornbread for the dressing ūüôā
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We all watch yet another version of “A Christmas Carol!” ¬†Mr. Magoo!
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I can’t look! Frosty’s in jeopardy!
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Granddaddy (Daddy) falling asleep!
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Good night!
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Christmas morning breakfast casserole
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Cornbread dressing
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Macaroni and cheese
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Of course those are ham hocks!
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Sir R starts working on the turkey

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She’s¬†as brown as I am!
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Santa brought Lady J’s favorite game!
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Sir R and Granddaddy (Daddy) assemble Lady J’s dollhouse
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All furnished and complete! A new home for her Little Pet Shop collection
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YAAASSSS!  Time to EAT!

 

Much love and light to you all!

Lady G ūüėėūüíč