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Forum: Thanksgiving 08-18-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By Laney
I'll be decorating early this year! We always do...

I'll be decorating early this year! We always do our outside lights the first nice weather day in November - we just wait until Thanksgiving to turn them on. But this year, I'll definitely do more...
Forum: Hall of Fame 12-21-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39,182
Views: 932,059
Posted By Laney
Its been a loooong time since I've said hello on...

Its been a loooong time since I've said hello on here, but wanted to wish you a "Happy Darlene Love on Letterman" night! I'm putting up with Letterman while waiting for the main event! Merry...
Forum: Christmas Together 11-01-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Laney
My daughter (5yo) woke up this morning and looked...

My daughter (5yo) woke up this morning and looked outside and said "Mom, why do people still have their Halloween decorations up? Isn't it time for the Christmas spirit?!?!"

Love her!!!
Forum: Halloween 10-31-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Laney
Well, after staying up late and then waking up...

Well, after staying up late and then waking up early to finish the costumes, I am about to wake my girls and take them to my mom's house while I work for a couple of hours. When I get home, we'll...
Forum: Chit Chat 10-28-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Laney
Christmas in Chicago

Hey! I'll be in Chicago for a very quick business trip this upcoming weekend. I'll get in town around 6pm on Saturday the 3rd and will have free time till about 1pm on Sunday the 4th. I know that...
Forum: Chit Chat 10-28-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,272
Posted By Laney
I start listening to Christmas music around May...

I start listening to Christmas music around May or June and then I take a 1 month break from the Christmas music in October so that poor Halloween doesn't get the shaft LOL. Well, that and so that I...
Forum: Chit Chat 10-24-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Laney
Chick-fil-A will bring back its peppermint...

Chick-fil-A will bring back its peppermint chocolate chip milkshake on November 5th!!
Forum: Chit Chat 10-09-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Laney
I agree with the previous posters. Totally...

I agree with the previous posters. Totally depends on the person and what is valuable to them. The ornaments I have purchased have run the mill from $2 - $25 each. As someone that shops at craft...
Forum: Traditions & Memories 10-07-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,934
Posted By Laney
Until last year, I managed a restaurant in a mall...

Until last year, I managed a restaurant in a mall for 14 years. So essentially, from about November 15th on, I had no life at all outside of work.

For that reason, my season always started...
Forum: Christmas Together 10-07-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,115
Posted By Laney
We had a tree one year that fell down 2x in one...

We had a tree one year that fell down 2x in one week. The second time it fell, the angel that topped the tree lost her head in the fall. We finally got the tree to stay upright, but I'll always miss...
Forum: Christmas Together 10-07-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,115
Posted By Laney
These are so fun to read! I have lots of great...

These are so fun to read! I have lots of great childhood memories, but one of the most distinct memories I have is from Christmas 2007. My first daughter had just been born that August and I wanted...
Forum: Thanksgiving 09-24-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,878
Posted By Laney
We're another family that eats around 3-4pm and...

We're another family that eats around 3-4pm and then dessert a couple of hours later for "dinner!"
Forum: Christmas Together 07-06-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Laney
Checking in from St. Louis. It is 8:50 in the...

Checking in from St. Louis. It is 8:50 in the morning and it is already 92! Yuck! We're headed to a high of 108 today and 110 tomorrow. For real? Good news is that supposedly we'll have just one more...
Forum: Hall of Fame 06-29-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39,182
Views: 932,059
Posted By Laney
Hey everyone! Hope ya'll have had a lovely Friday...

Hey everyone! Hope ya'll have had a lovely Friday and that nobody melted away today. Gosh it is so hot all over the stinkin' country it seems! Make sure you're staying cool, drinking a lot of water...
Forum: Hall of Fame 06-28-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 39,182
Views: 932,059
Posted By Laney
I'm running late to get my little girl to the...

I'm running late to get my little girl to the free movie in town this morning, but I just wanted to stop and whine for a second! The high in St. Louis is supposed to be 108 today!! Waaah!!!

Is it...
Forum: Halloween 06-28-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,266
Posted By Laney
How exciting! The high today is 108 in St. Louis,...

How exciting! The high today is 108 in St. Louis, so I could really some nice fall thoughts!
Forum: Hall of Fame 06-25-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39,182
Views: 932,059
Posted By Laney
Hello my Christmas friends! I thought I'd be...

Hello my Christmas friends! I thought I'd be around much more with having this extended leave from work for the baby, but all of this running to the hospital to be with baby Charlotte has got me...
Forum: TV 06-25-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,988
Posted By Laney
Oh I can't wait! I'm so glad they have the stream...

Oh I can't wait! I'm so glad they have the stream bc we don't have cable anymore. Last year they almost got me with so many of them. I'm on an extended leave from work, so I'll have to plan carefully...
Forum: Hall of Fame 05-31-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 39,182
Views: 932,059
Posted By Laney
Xmas - I've been thinking about you as I knew the...

Xmas - I've been thinking about you as I knew the anniversary of the tornado was coming up. I know how hard it was for my friends here in St. Louis that were hit by a tornado to deal with the first...
Forum: Hall of Fame 05-31-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39,182
Views: 932,059
Posted By Laney
Hello my Christmas friends! I haven't been around...

Hello my Christmas friends! I haven't been around for probably a good 6 months and for that I apologize! For those that remember me, I've missed you all. To those that I don't know, hopefully I'll be...
Forum: Christmas Together 08-30-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,289
Posted By Laney
I usually budget for $100 for decorations and...

I usually budget for $100 for decorations and that includes approximately $30 for cutting down our live tree - we go to an extremely reasonably priced tree farm. Last year I didn't end up spending my...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-30-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Good morning everyone! Tuesdays are my new day...

Good morning everyone! Tuesdays are my new day off at work, so I'm enjoying a lazy morning! I've slept in and now I'm lounging for a bit on the computer. That won't last for too long, because I have...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-29-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Good Monday morning friends! I've had a long...

Good Monday morning friends!

I've had a long and busy weekend, but it was nice! I celebrated my birthday and I can't say that I've had a birthday this nice in quite some time. I'm officially in my...
Forum: Home & Family 08-29-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Laney
Houseworks Holiday Plan Week 1: Planning and Paperwork Week

Here we go! 18 weeks to a more organized house and more relaxing Christmas! I'm excited to be starting the plan. It is a big long plan and you may not finish every single step - but isn't anything we...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-25-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Hey guys! I've been a little tied up this week,...

Hey guys! I've been a little tied up this week, but you better believe that I'd be here for Rudy Day/Milestone day!

I've been pretty productive today! I made up meal pans for the next two weeks,...
Forum: Desserts 08-25-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Laney
I didn't get to try it yet! I ended up having to...

I didn't get to try it yet! I ended up having to work overtime the weekend of DD's birthday party so I had to break down and buy cupcakes from the store. Boo! I think my sister was wanting to try it,...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-22-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Great! I dug my copy out the other day and...

Great! I dug my copy out the other day and started looking through it again. I don't follow the plan exactly - I adapt some of the weeks to suit my home. For instance, I don't have a guest bedroom,...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-22-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Ugh, it was a REALLY rough day at work today and...

Ugh, it was a REALLY rough day at work today and I am just SO exhausted! We're supposed to meet our small group for snow cones tonight, but I may have to stop at Starbucks on the way first! I could...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-22-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
The Houseworks Holiday Plan is an 18 week home...

The Houseworks Holiday Plan is an 18 week home organization and holiday prep plan. Every year I start it and every year I fizzle out pretty early! But I always get slightly further than the year...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-22-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
We're back to the beginning of another week? I'm...

We're back to the beginning of another week? I'm not sure I love Mondays, but they are a necessary evil in the countdown towards Christmas!

I'm off to work today. I have some major planning...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-21-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Well, the birthday party went GREAT today. It was...

Well, the birthday party went GREAT today. It was a little chaotic with trying to help 10 four year olds with bowling, but it was a lot of fun.

I've been spending the evening on pinterest since...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-21-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Well, I'm throwing a birthday party today for DD...

Well, I'm throwing a birthday party today for DD (about 3 weeks late!) We're doing a bowling party :) I guess I need to get busy and get stuff ready. I've got just under 6 hours to get everything...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-21-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
My boss is a TOTAL insomniac and I don't...

My boss is a TOTAL insomniac and I don't understand at all how he gets through each day!
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
I'll have to remember to login soon from my...

I'll have to remember to login soon from my desktop computer. I have quite a few pictures on that computer of the cow car. It really was really neat and I'm glad I did it!

But I'm also glad that...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Okay, so today is kind of a monumental day at my...

Okay, so today is kind of a monumental day at my house. For those of you that don't know, I'm the GM for my local Chick-fil-A restaurant and about 4 years ago, I added decals and turned my white SUV...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
That sounds pretty awesome! I always see things...

That sounds pretty awesome! I always see things that I want to try at some point, but I gave up on listing them all on favorites. There is just too much to keep track of. So on this, I could have a...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
I see a lot of people talking about Pinterest and...

I see a lot of people talking about Pinterest and linking things for it on fb. What is it exactly?
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
I'm headed off to work. Friday is not the end of...

I'm headed off to work. Friday is not the end of my week - so I have to wait one more day to be excited for the weekend. Here's hoping for a busy day at work so that we can get over this little slump...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
I'm hoping this week wraps up quick for you and...

I'm hoping this week wraps up quick for you and next week is better! I'll be praying for your in-laws.
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-19-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Congratulations!!! What a wonderfully exciting...

Congratulations!!! What a wonderfully exciting time for you cheesy
Forum: Christmas Food 08-18-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,501
Posted By Laney
Oh fall foods, how I love you! Taco soup,...

Oh fall foods, how I love you!

Taco soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, acorn squash, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin bread - the list could go on! And I agree, for some reason, they just taste better...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-18-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Hey all! I'm having a pretty low key kind of day...

Hey all! I'm having a pretty low key kind of day today! Its my day off work and I'm enjoying the day with DD. She is dressed up in her Tinkerbell costume and watching her Tinkerbell movie. Those are...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-17-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Hey guys! Hope everyone has a fabulous day at the...

Hey guys! Hope everyone has a fabulous day at the Pines! I'm going to grab a cup of coffee from Carl on the run as I head out to work. I'm not gonna lie - I really am not feeling it today. I just...
Forum: Desserts 08-16-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Laney
That sounds delicious! I'm always looking for new...

That sounds delicious! I'm always looking for new desserts!
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-14-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
YAY! I finally figured out how to add my picture...

YAY! I finally figured out how to add my picture and location to my posts! Now back to your regularly scheduled countdown reading...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-14-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Gosh we've had an absolutely beautiful day today...

Gosh we've had an absolutely beautiful day today for the 3/4 mark till the season! It is SO nice out! This is the kind of weather I'd like to bottle up and keep all year round!

We woke up this...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-13-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Argh - I keep getting too far behind to catch...

Argh - I keep getting too far behind to catch up!! I do at least get to post usually at least once a day, but I feel like I'm probably missing out on a TON of fun by not going back and reading it...
Forum: Christmas Together 08-12-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,680
Posted By Laney
We usually do have a full traditional dinner for...

We usually do have a full traditional dinner for Christmas. We do relaxed appetizer type thing on Christmas Eve and the full thing for Christmas day. I think that I could probably be okay with...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-12-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Oh thank goodness it is Friday! I don't know...

Oh thank goodness it is Friday!

I don't know really why I feel that way - Saturdays are really the end of my work week are often the busiest day for me, but having made it to Friday, I feel like I...
Forum: Hall of Fame 08-11-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31,090
Views: 1,210,165
Posted By Laney
Good morning everyone!! Hope that you all...

Good morning everyone!!

Hope that you all had a fun day at the Pines yesterday! I had a good day at work and then I was able to make it up to the hospital to visit my friend and her new baby. She...
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