New Year’s Quiz 2010

It’s that time of year again! This is my third year completing the New Year’s quiz (links for 2008 and 2009). Linda at All & Sundry already has hers up, and this year she changed around the questions a little bit. The ones that annoyed her annoyed me as well, so I followed suit:

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Gifts of the Heart

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!

In our world of high tech gadgetry, the act of giving and receiving this time of year can become void of sentiment. I personally can’t wait to try out a few of our new Wii games, but sadly this time next year I doubt very much that I will [...]

The Great Elf Strike of 2010

This is Banana. He’s a proud member of Local Elf Union 1033.  That’s the east coast chapter.

He watches you. And doesn't blink. Ever.

He has serviced our family for several years now and has always been a diligent elf. This year, however, we have noticed a significant drop in productivity. We were not certain [...]

Because Santa Claus Is an Adulterous Prick

Or maybe not…

We are in full holiday swing, and this year it has been a great deal of fun watching the kids prepare for Santa’s arrival.  They are both getting into it with gusto! Bring on the twinkle lights! Decorate the tree! Bake cookies! Talk ad nauseum about the carrot we are going to [...]

Contest Winner – Llama Llama Holiday Drama

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Llama Lama Giveaway! Since we had so many entries and I personally know quite a few of you who entered, I thought it would be a good idea to vlog the results. So here is my unedited and fuzzy attempt at vlogging from my Kodak Play Sport [...]

Giveaway Contest – Llama Llama Holiday Drama

One of my family’s favorite children’s books is Llama Llama Red Pajama. The colors and illustrations are brilliant, the facial expressions are classic, and its soothing and rhythmic prose captures the attention of even the most easily distracted minds.

Tackling the theme of separation anxiety, we follow along as Baby Llama becomes distressed after Mama Llama puts him [...]