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Friday, December 24, 2010

♪♪♫ Christmas Eve will find me....♫♫.

♫ where the love light gleams.....
Gathering and washing the beautiful
CHRISTMAS HOLLY
to place all around our 
CHRISTMAS House...
Getting all ready for the family to arrive for fun tonight..
CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT.
HASH BROWN CASSEROLE
ready for the fridge...
and to be baked this evening for our dinner of
OVEN BAKED ROLLED RUMP ROAST
NATURAL GRAVY
GARDEN GREEN SALAD
MACK AND CHEESE (of COURSE)
SHRIMP COCKTAIL
FRUIT SALAD
HOT ROLLS
TEA AND COFFEE
CHOCOLATE FUDGE BUNDT CAKE with VANILLA BEAN ICE CREAM
KEY LIME PIE
PUMPKIN PIE with WHIPPED CREAM
4 KINDS OF HOMEMADE CANDIES
OATMEAL COOKIES
and MORE coffee !!
Goodies from the freezer....
We've all kinds of great dips and appetizers..
Store bought little CHRISTMAS TREE CAKES
because....
we ALL love them, especially the grands.
:))
 Gathering ingredients for the BEST
homemade salsa..served with BLUE CORN CHIPS..
Stopping for a nice BIG glass of egg nog...
whoops...
TOO much egg nog ??
NAWHHH......I never put the NOG in my Egg Nog. :)))..just a sprinkling of NUTMEG.
NOW THEN....much better.
hahhhaaaa...such a fun time of the year..
Well, wouldn't you know....
all the leaves are falling off my beautiful 
CHRISTMAS flower...
*sigh...nothing to do but fill in with
CHRISTMAS HOLLY.


27 comments:

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Blessing to you also. Sounds like everything is ready for a wonderful family evening and tons of Christmas cheer. I hope you and all your family have a very Merry and Blessed Christmas. Hugs, Marty

Zondra Art said...

Beautiful decorations BJ!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Kisses, Zondra Art

Susy said...

BJ ~ you make the sun shine. Which we need right now in soggy SoCal (: Merry Christmas...again.

SavannahGranny said...

May God richly bless you with a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Ginger

Charlotte said...

Merry Christmas!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

Sweet blessings to you too! I enjoyed your post today and I also love how you used the smuckers jelly jars♥

Julie said...

..sadly BJ - we will start the new Year with a series of surgeries. I keep my Equus Villa blog updated with all of that.

This will be the first Christms Eve where we will not get to visit with family. Our oldest daughter is now in Miss. with her family. Youngest and her boy friend are coming to visit tomorrow afternoon... both Don and I are working today too... :0(

Blondie's Journal said...

Christmas Blessings to you and yours! It sounds like a feast tonight!

XO,
Jane

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family BJ! I'll bet that salsa is great! Have to chuckle, I was 48 years old the first time I tried Rotel, now, I'd never be without it! Just made a great batch of Chile Verde myself-Have fun:@)

Debby said...

Very pretty and yummy.
Aren'tthose litte Christmas trees Little Debbie's.....credit due where credit is due, he he . Have agreat Christmas.

Kathleen Grace said...

Happy Christmas to you and your wonderful family BJ! Your feast sounds wonderful and I can just picture your happy family gathering together tonight to enjoy it:>)

Deb said...

Aw BJ...your home and all the delicacies look amazing. I know everyone will have a great time, especially you. Have a wonderful Christmas and I so look forward to popping in after Christmas to see what you are up to next. Hugs, Deb=^..^=x5

Annie Joy said...

Looks like you have a wonderful Christmas planned for your family. Enjoy each other and the delicious goodies! Happy Holidays!! Annie

Pat said...

Everything sounds wonderful BJ!

Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Tracy said...

BJ~
Certainly blessed with your photo stories. I am thankful for you and wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

On Crooked Creek said...

BJ,
I just love those "little debbie" cakes under the cloche! After all the baking and making. . .I'd be just fine with those! Go enjoy your hubby, kids, and grands! Merriest of Christmases, dear friend!
Fondly,
Pat

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Blessings abundant, BJ! May you have the merriest Christmas ever!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Carol said...

BJ,
How beautiful! Have a wonderful, blessed Christmas!

Homemade Quilts by Granny said...

What a good dinner you are going to have....my leaves have fallen off too...your still look good with your exact care....I would never have thought of that. Love Trish

Nana's Fun Stuff said...

Merry Christmas BJ!! Have a wonderful time with the family and have a blessed New Year in 2011. Hugs!!

Donnie said...

Blessings to you and yours BJ. Looks like you are all going to make memories tonight and tomorrow. Everything looks lovely. Merry Christmas.

Connie said...

Merry Christmas, BJ! I hope this new year brings you many blessings.
xoxo,
Connie

Brenda Kula said...

Oh my, what a list of food! It's raining here and I'm sitting in my jammies. Merry Christmas, BJ!
Brenda

Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

Beeeej,
Merry Christmas to you and your family!
xoxo

Kathleen said...

Sounds like a wonderful evening! We don't do Cmas Eve, so I am in my work clothes, WORKING! Tomorrow, it is pack the car with the gifts and food, and over the river and head towards NYC to son's house. Stop 30 min before you get to the city though! :)
I made those clams you love, :), and tomorrow the shrimp will get francaised! Hey! you said you never eat seafood and you are having shrimp cocktail!
Be back in a few days, have a blessed holiday, dear BJ!

Adrienne said...

Merry Christmas to you, dear friend. I hope you had a wonderful time with your dear ones - it sounded wonderful.
~Adrienne~

Rita said...

Best wishes to you and your family.
Rita