Tuesday, December 22, 2009

A lot of HO HO HO!


According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December.  


Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring.

Therefore, according to EVERY historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, EVERY single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl.

We should've known…...

ONLY women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night and not get lost. santa

On another note……we made and I can honestly say WE….

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made a lot of candy and gift baskets to take to neighbors and friends on Saturday…it was so much fun…and so much work!

Huhoney was very careful and did suchcandy 001 a great job making pretzel clusters.  He actually makes them better than me! I am such a slob when I cook! 




candy 010 He laid them out ever so carefully and sprinkled just the right amount of red and green on them!




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I made lots and lots of cashew peanut brittle, roasted peanut brittle, and yummy delicious (a whole 1 lb. of butter) for one batch of English Toffee…oh so good! You can’t just eat ONE PIECE!

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It is all very SINFUL stuff here folks.  I also did 4 batches of white chocolate covered popcorn!  OHHHH so good, forgot to take a pic of that… candy 017

and ohhh yes, least we not forget the fudge.  Lots and lots of fudge!

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Ummm here…have a bite!

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I can’t believe the mess I made and on Monday after I came home from work, the house was SPIT SPOT clean!  Boy I am a lucky girl!

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What in the world are you doing Huhoney? “Oh I just had to water down the grass and shrubs, I put some special stuff on them…” hmm is that why the grass is so green and beautiful in Dec?  He never stops!  Did I happen to mention I am a lucky girl???

candy 019 candy 018 Huhoney even put the treats in little cute Christmas bags then filled the baskets with oranges and apples.

Forgot to take a pic of them too LOL.  PHEW well that’s done until next Christmas…it sure was fun!

Did I mention I was a lucky girl….Nah