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Happy Anniversary “Phabulously Sparkling @ 50”

OMG!!! One Year!!!

Listen, I have to admit, When I first decided to join the Blogging World, I had no idea where to start. I just posted one sentence about being over “Fifty and Feeling Fabulous” and this one picture IMG_1848 and hit the publish button.

 

Since I started blogging. I found out that It does take a lot of work, for instance, researching, organizing, and taking pictures (I love taking pics), which are just a few of the things, but that’s okay. I’m so excited to say, I do love the fun of it and, I find it to be very relaxing.

While blogging, I’ve met some amazing friends along the way and reading their blog posts whether it’s about traveling, which took me on adventures to different countries and different states that I’d never would’ve dreamed of, or sharing food recipes, learning new beauty tips or finding shopping sales, etc. I’m definitely excited to see what 2016 will bring ….  😉

So here’s to my One Year Blogging Anniversary… Kudos Veeno+a-01“Phabulously Sparkling @ 50”, It’s like the old saying goes,

 

                                                        “Like Fine Wine – It Only Gets Better”.

 

Thank you all for continuing to be with me on my Blogging Journey and remember to always

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My Almost Griswold’s Christmas 2015

This Holiday Season Has been So Much Fun…

 

I really loved decorating for Christmas, you can say I’m a member of the Griswold’s, I have lights everywhere and inside my home it looks like the North Pole exploded, hahaha.

Have you guys ever seen the Griswold’s Christmas? one of the funniest Christmas movies ever, one of the favorite scenes in the movie happened to me while putting the lights up, yes, finishing all the lights and not a light working, I got so frustrated because I’m thinking that one of the bulbs had to be blown out and I was not about to go through checking bulb by bulb to find out which one was not working so, I went to buy some new lights. When getting ready to take down the lights to replace with the new ones, I noticed that I had never plugged in the cord,…I’m like what the (H-E-(Double Hockey Sticks ) L L!!!) SMH, another favorite part is when the squirrel jumps out of the Christmas Tree and everyone in the house (it’s about 20-30 family members) screaming and running from the squirrel, and not to mention the squirrel is running behind them as well, because he thinks something is chasing him too,…LOL!!!! LOL!!!! LOL!!!, whew…I get too tickled every time I see this movie.

So, below are some of the things that I loved for Christmas 2015….

 

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I so love the “Merry Little Latte Mug….Latte’s twice a day, can you say DELICIOUS!!!!!

During the holidays, I like to drive around and gaze at all the beautiful decorations, You know it saddens me that people don’t decorate like they use to, Do they not have the Holiday Spirit anymore? Maybe next Christmas people all over the world should say this “The Best Way To Spread Christmas Cheer is Singing Loud for All to Hear” remember it worked in the movie (elf)….smile.

When I see Christmas Trees and Lights I get very excited, they’re just beautiful, the lights alone is good enough for me, What about you?

 

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This is one of the  Christmas Trees that I thought was decorated so pretty and look at the mailbox next to it, which is labeled  “Santa Mail Only“, how cute!!! I’m sure the Children love this one too, sending letters to Santa.

I was also excited that one of the twins, decided to even put a small four-foot tree in her bedroom and she also decorated her bedroom door….turned out very cute, however, I think she could have put a little more effort in her decor. Check out the “OH OH OH” ribbon, yes, it’s upside down!!! LMBO!!!

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What fun did you have? Did you do the family thing with matching pajamas, Were you baking Christmas cookies or watching your favorite Christmas movie? Whichever it was, I hope you enjoyed the holidays.

 

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Wishing all,

Faith, Peace and love in Jesus Name

 

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The Twelve Drinks of Christmas

Hey  Hey, Merry Holidays    garland

 

How is everyone doing? Did you start your holiday shopping yet? or are you a procrastinator? waiting until the last minutes.

I’m trying to do a little better this year, as far as, holiday shopping, if I’m in a store, to try and buy at least one gift to take off my shopping list.

 

So while out yesterday, I had stopped by the local Walgreens and was just looking around and “lo and behold” I saw this Welch’s Pina Colada Sparkling Juice,sparkling_pinacolada_210x356 of course, Mocktail style, (a gift for myself) but that’s okay, I’ll change that mocktail into a cocktail style for New Years Eve, you know what I mean…..LOL!!!

So with that being said, I research and found several holiday mocktails and cocktails that would be great for  any party that you’re having for the Holidays or for just relaxing after you come from the hustle and bustle at the shopping malls/centers.

 

Just the pictures alone got me ready to bring out the blender and the shaker and get to MIXING!!!!!

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Mocktails:

 

 

COCKTAILS

 

 

The Feature Drink is:

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Jackie Frost Cocktail

 

 

Jackie Frost Cocktail – Source: youtube channel Veri Keri – Awesome Channel!!!  I added a Link below for preparing this beauty of a drink, she has other cocktails and mocktails included that I’m sure you will love. (click here for Jackie Frost Preparation)

 

So those are my six cocktails and six mocktails for the holiday season, what’s your favs?….leave a comment of the drinks you’re making this holiday season…thanks for stopping by!

You may also like the other flavors: Welch Holiday Sparkling

 

and remember… PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY!!!!!!

 

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My Holiday Kick-Off Series

 

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Merry Holidays Everyone….

It’s about that time of the year, Holiday Aroma is in the air ….can you smell it?, smells delicious doesn’t it?, Yep time for the jingle of bells, the glistening of shining lights, the baking of cookies and the singing of carols.

Time to pull out the Christmas decorations,  and to start off my holiday season while I’m decorating I always love to listen to Christmas music and here are my ten favorites:

Rocking around the  Christmas Tree images by: Brenda Lee – This one here has an upbeat tempo, so I definitely can get turned up.

Santa Baby – by: Eartha Kitt – This song here is so sexy….”Slip a Sable under the tree for me”, “been an awful good girl”, she’s also asking for a “54′ convertible too, light blue”,        …Girl Yes!!!   I feel Ya!!!

 

Sleigh Ride  (together) – wonderful-sleig-for-poser-1 by: Johnny Mathis – How romantic is riding in a sleigh at Christmas time….xoxo

 

Happy Holidays by: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, “While the merry bells keep ringing…”may your every wish come true”.

 

All I want for Christmas (“Is You”)– by: Mariah Carey…okay, really all I want is a bottle of Wine!!!!!!pillow14xin-whi-z1-t-all-i-want-for-christmas-is-you-just-kidding-give-me-wineLOL!!!!

 

Baby It’s Cold Outside by: Dean Martin & Martina McBride…This song is for the cozy ones, it’s so cold outside, The lady stop by for a visit and get caught in the snow storm, she trying to leave and the man is begging her to stay. ” Sit by the fire” “let me pour you a drink” hmmm… seems like he got some hanky panky on his mind 😂😄🤗.

 

TheNUTCRACKER     by: St. Martin Orchestra… Instrumental, the sounds of horns, drums, violins, train whistles and trotting horses…I love it

You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinchpiq_71526_400x400 by:  Thurl Ravenscroft – This song is hilarious… “Three words that best describe you are as follow “Stink, Stank, Stunk” forgot another word “Skunk”… Ha Ha Ha….bah humbug!!!!

 

Let It Snow by: Boyz to Men – I love this song, although I dislike snow, okay let it snow on Christmas Day Only!!!!wpid-frozen-elsa-let-it-snow  OMG!!! here she comes again, Elsa…Get your patootie out of my post…LOL!!!!!

 

Jingle Bells by: Frank Sinatra…I love those “J-I-N-G-L-E Bells”, This song is so much fun to sing …try singing and spelling Jingle Bells (fast tempo) I bet you mess up ☺️😉.

 

 

Although there are plenty of Christmas songs I love, but those listed above are my favorite, So hop on over to iHeart radio image and choose your radio station for holiday music (93.9 FM).

What are your favorite Christmas Songs?… Leave a comment below, I would love to know?

Happy Holidays!!!!!

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ELSA DON’T START…. SNOW GO AWAY

OMG…. The First Snow Fall….I can’t…..SMH!!!!

Winter doesn’t go into full effect until like December 21st … This SNOW and COLD weather has got me “STRESSED The F**K OUT“…sorry for the french…(no pun intended) I just can’t deal with this wild weather.

Of course, as a kid I couldn’t wait for it to start snowing, so I could go play in the snow, go sledding, or making a snowman and throwing snow balls.. but the snow in this day and age or shall  I say generation, has a mind of its own, don’t you agree?

I mean for the last three Winters here in Illinois it has been like the ice age, I swear last winter it was freezing cold, people were going around saying who made ELSA mad? You guys know her “The Frozen Queen” elsa.. 😂😂😂😂 and it was so cold the word “Vortex” was being used just about everyday, Schools, Businesses and Roads were shut down for days at a time, because of  the continuous severe weather.

 

Lake Shore Drive Shut Down…People had to be rescued from their vehicles.

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These are the Type Of Winters We Have….Stuck In The Snow!

 

This snow has got me so crazy, I’m thinking about relocating to a warmer climate.

I remember my grandparents used to say to me (“snow is magic…it comes from the North Pole”) yea… okay, whatever,… snow is magic right?, well snow, show me and disappear….😄😄😄.

 

Don’t get me wrong, the snow is beautiful, you get to wear your fabulous winter fashions, (coats, hats, boots, etc)…. you get to drink hot chocolate with marshmallows, go skiing and sit by the fireplace, but it’s too soon to be inside a snow globe, I’m thinking let the snow fall on December 25th so it can be a White Christmas and then the snow can melt on December 26th, (lbvs).

 

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The Kids are even sick of the snow… They didn’t finish Frosty… No Hat, Face or Arms…. Lol!!!!

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Snow on the Trees!!!!

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No more sitting and relaxing on the Bench…..SMH

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No more Picnics in the Park…Bummer!

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Thank goodness the “Support our Throops” sign didn’t get covered by the SNOW

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Yes people, I know I may need a therapist for this Snow Phobia of mines, but I’m sure, I’m not the only one…. right my fellow Illinoisans?

I will agree with one thing, The snow is beautiful only when it falls, but to accumulate…..no thanks! and Elsa, as for you, I think your beautiful too, but STAY THE HELL AWAY!!!

 

Thanks for reading my vent or listening too me rant….

 

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All the Leaves Are Brown And The Sky is Gray

 

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Come on in and enjoy the music musicsinging all the “Leaves are Brown, (chorus) all the leaves are brown and the Sky is Gray, (chorus)  and the sky is gray”….California… Dreamin’, shout out to “The Mamas and The Papas” for a great song.

I know some of you are saying “The Mamas and The Papas”, Wait, What? Who?, I know you’re probably thinking, WOW! she is definitely telling her age, AHHH NOT!!!!, this singing Group was well before my time, Thank you very much!!!! hahaha,  and I’m just a person who loves all genre of music from all eras and this great song is perfect for the Fall season which is, upon us.  😉

So I’m singing this tune today because I’m feeling very nostalgic, just looking at the sky which is gray and also noticing all the leaves have fallen from the trees. Yes, people…. It’s officially Fall…. and no more warm weather.

 

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The leaves may be brown…. but  in my mind I’m clinging onto the warm weather, and wearing this Dress (see below) keeps me thinking of summer with this beautiful white Hibiscus floral print all over it, and if, you can remember this dress is similar to one of the dresses on my wish list back in June, Pink & Multi Coloured Floral Cold Shoulder Swing Dress    (Wishlist Here)

Yes, I held out and was able to buy this dress about 3-4 weeks ago and at the cha ching!  price of $18.00 from Yours Clothing, you guys know I love the cha ching sound…. Yes 30-50% off  –  great buy, I know right!

 

So let’s FALL into my FASHION…..

 

Looking Down At The Leaves…..

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Jeez!!!! Leaves In Every Direction!

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Okay Forget The Leaves…Gorgeous Purse Though!!!

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And of course, my favorite Moto  Jacket… yes I do repeat my clothing, I have no choice – I have Twin Teenage Daughters who ALWAYS, ALWAYS  I repeat need my coins…LOL!!!!

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Wearing Shades….Praying  For The Sun To Shine Through The Gray Clouds

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Yeah, so I know, I’m NOT looking forward to the next four months of  cold weather, so I’ll continue playing music or being a disc jockey, dreaming of nothing but a Blue Sky, Seventy Degree Weather and Palm Trees to keep me going until Spring has sprung again.  Next song selection – Summertime by: DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince (aka – Will Smith).

 

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Until next time……remember to always Sparkle Sparkle Bling Bling

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