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A shout out to my old high school

Yesterday was the last day of school for 2012 up in Fort McMurray.  But more than just a day filled with movies, chatting about Christmas plans and basically goofing off, something else happens at Father Patrick Mercredi Community High School – On the last day of school before Christmas break, the school’s gyms come alive as most of the students are busily preparing hampers for Santa’s Anonymous. It’s a wonderful event that brings everyone together in the spirit of the season.

And it’s not just that day, oh no.  These students have been involved since September (for some of them, even earlier) doing fundraisers, food drives, public awareness, and more, all to help the less fortunate at this time of year, a time when excess is often the name of the game.

If you are looking to donate to a charity this Christmas, any charity!, I urge you to do so.  So many groups are having a hard time this year, and are way behind where they should be to help all the families who need it.  If you have already, to you I say “You’re awesome!”

And now, to lighten the mood, here’s a picture from Santa’s Anonymous 1998 (I’m the one with a big frog on my back LOL)

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Posted by on December 17, 2011 in Holiday, Me, Traditions

 

Eggcentric

When I was younger we kept eggs in the egg tray in the door of the fridge. The raw ones and the boiled ones. To make sure we could tell the difference, my mom would put a marker slash on the boiled ones before putting them into the fridge.

When it was my turn I would usually make faces, or the occasional random design.

I guess I got a little carried away this time LOL

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Posted by on March 7, 2011 in Crafty, Food, Pentax Optio, Traditions

 

Sunday night delight

When I was a kid, Sunday night was always Ice Cream Night. So now it’s just not Sunday without ice cream 🙂

Plus it helps the ‘Going back to work blues’ LOL

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Now doesn’t that look deliciously decadent?

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(p.s. – It was totally delicious *drool*)

 
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Posted by on January 23, 2011 in Blackberry, Food, Traditions

 
 
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