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Old 12-25-2013, 09:04 AM   #11381
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Merry Christmas!

We have about 4 inches of new snow!

It's about 14 degrees, the sun is shining, the pine trees outside my window are frosted with fresh snow and a few sparkling snowflakes are floating in the air, perfect!

I hear those sleigh bells jingling....
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:20 AM   #11382
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I like the house to be about 75F when I take a shower. The temp keeps going down. So I boost the heat up again. And it goes back to 70 again and again. I cannot get this apartment warm. I have a sweater on over my housecoat and nightgown. When I got up this morning it was 29F. out. It is now down to 16F. I have the blower on high and have finally put a large pot of water on the stove on low to get some humidity going in here. I hate being on these dang blood thinners. I never feel warm in the winter. I think I am going to bring my heavy bathrobe with me to my daughter's house. The keep their house at 65F. Either that or sit and eat in my heavy furry winter coat.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:57 AM   #11383
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It's 31F and cloudy today. Brrrr! I know it's not what a lot of you deal with, but we're not used to it down here! And after 80 the other day, I'm FREEZING! Luckily, Santa brought me a bottle of Godiva Chocolate Liqueur. A splash in my coffee will warm me up!
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:46 AM   #11384
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GG, is that Godiva Liqueur white or regular chocolate?

It's -17C (1 F) and sunny and the sun is reflecting off all the accumulated snow. It was very pretty, with lots of sparkles, last night.
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:52 AM   #11385
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It's regular chocolate. I don't believe in white chocolate
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Old 12-25-2013, 12:33 PM   #11386
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The only time I wish we had snow would be on Christmas. It must be so very beautiful !

We'll have the AC on at some point today as the temps will be in the 80's. Although that's especially warm for this time of year, it still feels like Christmas as it's always been home for me.
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Old 12-25-2013, 01:00 PM   #11387
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It's 2 degrees F ( - 16 C). But it's a Balmy 2 degrees. I just finished shoveling 4 inches of snow off the sidewalks. I had so many layers on I could hardly move and almost worked up a sweat.

The new snow is so very nice on Christmas. All the evergreen trees and bare tree branches are covered in white. Try as I may, I can not wish it away tomorrow.

Addie, I know about trying to keep warm in your home.. My floors are so drafty, I have on long johns and wool socks Always. The rest of my body is comfortable from the waist up. T shirt, Flannel Shirt and a hoodie. If it gets uncomfortable, then I add my bath robe too. It doesn't matter what I set the thermostat at, it is just drafty. Not complaining.
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Old 12-25-2013, 01:54 PM   #11388
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It's regular chocolate. I don't believe in white chocolate
I don't either. But beware, they have a white chocolate version. I went to the SAQ (Quebec provincial liquor stores) and grabbed a bottle labelled "Godiva" and paid $36.50 (including sales taxes). You can imagine my dismay when I discovered it was white chocolate. Says so on the bottle, but I was overeager. It's not bad, but it's not worth $36.50. The SAQ doesn't carry the one with real chocolate.
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Old 12-26-2013, 09:11 AM   #11389
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It's 34 degrees right now. I am happy that we got enough snow to make it a White Christmas, but not enough to make driving difficult for people traveling. Even though we are in a snow prone area, we rarely have a White Christmas.
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Old 12-26-2013, 09:28 AM   #11390
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I don't either. But beware, they have a white chocolate version. I went to the SAQ (Quebec provincial liquor stores) and grabbed a bottle labelled "Godiva" and paid $36.50 (including sales taxes). You can imagine my dismay when I discovered it was white chocolate. Says so on the bottle, but I was overeager. It's not bad, but it's not worth $36.50. The SAQ doesn't carry the one with real chocolate.
Bummer. I've seen the white chocolate version. Luckily, DH knows I don't like it.
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