Tuesday, December 23, 2008

This 'N That - and Happy Holidays


I've been so bad this year about not keeping the blog going, not writing, not...doing a lot of things. So for those who pop in and check on me, thanks. I'd say I'll do better next year, but it's a lot like my putting "stop swearing" on my New Year's Resolution List. I fucking try, but...alas. Sometimes it takes, and sometimes it doesn't.

Advice for today. Watch over-indulging in antihistamines during the cold season. I have a friend who doubled her dosage (and she's a nurse and knew better, but nothing had ever happened before...) and woke up looking like this. Took something like 3 days for the swelling to go down. My friend, by the way, is quite pretty, so this was a bit of a shocker to see herself so out of proportion. *shiver*


Feel good movie of the day: Neverwas. For some reason, this one got to me. I like ole Aaron Eckhart ANYWAY.


Feel good book that was recommended to me: The Shack, by William P. Young, although I'm told ya don't feel so good going in as you do coming out.


Strange Recipe of the day that is actually VERY good: Romance Author Carla Cassidy's dad came up with this, I think, and she served it at her Christmas party last weekend. 1 liter of Dr. Pepper, a gallon of your favorite apple cider, and a coffee basket full of red hots...the candies. Put candy in basket, pour liquids into large percolator, and sit back and smell then drink. It's awesome. SWEET, but awesome.

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6 Comments:

At 10:25 AM, Blogger Beth said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from a fellow erratic blogger!

 
At 10:51 AM, Blogger Bronwyn's Blog said...

Merry Christmas!!!

 
At 8:42 PM, Blogger Lyn Cash said...

aww - Merry Christmas, Beth and Bronwyn!!!!!!

 
At 1:08 PM, Blogger Jennifer said...

fellow eratic bloggers unite!
And Merry Christmas!!!

:-)
Sam/jen

 
At 4:53 PM, Blogger Gretchen said...

Hmmm, was that 1 litre or two of Dr. Pepper? Just asking. It was good but like you said, very very SWEET.

Reminiscent of Candied Apples.

gj

 
At 6:07 PM, Blogger Lyn Cash said...

It was probably one two-liter of Dr. Pepper, and I mis-wrote it. I'd wondered but wasn't sure.

Thanks, G.

HAPPY NEW YEAR, ALL - back to a new blog post in a few hours - promise.

 

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Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Win a Kindle! Samhain Contest!


Thirty-eight Samhain authors along with our fantastic editor, Angela James, have joined together to bring you a terrific contest for Christmas. We have a swag of prizes to give away.


Gift certificates to online stores
Books
Laptop bag
Books
Australian gift pack
Books
Vera Bradley purse
Books
Fun promotional items
Did I mention BOOKS?


Every day from now to December 12th, Angie will be posting a new contest on her blog to win that day’s prize. Your entry is only good for that day. To win the prize for any other day, you’ll need to come back and enter again.The grand prize at the end of the 12 days of Holiday Hell Contest is two Kindles, to be awarded to two lucky winners who have entered the Kindle drawings.


The rules for entering the daily giveaway plus the Kindle giveaway are over on Angie’s blog. Day one of the contest is now live. Go check it out.This is one contest you don’t want to miss!!

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At 1:06 PM, Blogger Gretchen said...

Just a note: New unopened Kindles in the box are going for about $100.00 over Amazon's retail price on E-Bay. On the Amazon site they're currently backordered.

BTW - unrelated - I've got 26 pages total now, Sunny. See you Sat.

 
At 6:14 PM, Blogger Lyn Cash said...

kewl!!!!!!!!!

 

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