Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Happy New Year!

Hey everyone! I hope your Christmas was great! How about a little A-Z post for New Year's...
Individual salt and pepper shakers found at different flea markets for $1 each.
Is Santa blushing???

A-Absolutely love the fresh, clean start to a new year!
B-Bloated? Yea, but I'll still have that last egg nog...
C-Could you hand me the appy tray too... it's New Year's Eve, the diet starts tomorrow:@)
D-Do you bring out your snowmen after you take down the Christmas decorations? I do.
E-Every day it stays a little lighter longer, did you notice?
F-Frosted window panes are always prettier from the inside.
G-Gotta get moving, need a little exercise, start walking again. I just have to do it!
H-Holiday returns-have you made them? Did you find something you really love?
I-Icicles are beautiful! From the side view, not a good idea to stand under them:@)
J-Just take each day as it comes and if you bring a smile to someone's face-well, that's a good day!
K-Kindness, Compassion and Empathy... good buzz words for the start of a new year.
L-List 5 things you'd like to see happen in 2012.
M-May your cup runeth over with the things that do truly matter the most.
N-Never underestimate the power of a positive thought.
O-On New Year's Day this German enjoys pork and sauerkraut-with mashed potatoes of course.
P-Playoffs??? Playoffs??? Is your team still in the playoffs? *cough* Congrats if yes.
Q-Quick, list 5 things you were grateful for in 2011.
R-Resolutions, do you make them? I make "plans", plans can change, resolutions just... well... um... 
S-So what are my "plans"? To use my kitchen toys more and prepare healthier lunches for work.
T-Today is truly the first day of the rest of your life-embrace it.
U-Unfortunately extra Christmas pounds require work, not wishing.
V-Valrhona chocolate is amazing! Thanks to my son for reading my blog and treating me on Christmas!
W-Will the neighbor's Christmas lights be taken down before March?
X-Xtreme winter weather... we've been lucky so far, it's been pretty mild in Philly.
Y-You ready to embrace the opportunity a new year brings?
Z-Zuppa-A nice hearty bowl will warm the body and soul!

Wishing everyone a very Healthy and Happy New Year-enjoy:@)

28 comments:

  1. Never underestimate the power of a positive thought! sandie

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  2. Great list! We have to have black eyed peas on New Years for my Southern hubby. - Happy New Year, friend! xo

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  3. I like your A-Z of New Year thoughts! Hoping you have a wonderful weekend and a fabulous New Year! hugs, Linda

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  4. K is my favorite. We need so much more kindness. Thanks for another wonderful A-Z.

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  5. Love those salt and pepper shakers, I think they're both blushing! Must have been a fun time between present deliveries :)

    I love W...that was so our neighbor in the last house, the lights were up till March

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  6. Ham bone, ham bone, have you heard? Earl's gonna make somethin darn good!

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  7. Hi Lynn, I like your A-Z list, it is really cold here today so the "zuppa" sounds good! Happy New Year to you! xo

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  8. O made me homesick! the only thing my family would do differently is instead of mashed potatoes, there'd be german red-headed dumplings!!!

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  9. Those salt and peppers remind me of a Santa and Mrs. Claus we had when I was little!

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  10. Oh so many truths in this, probably more that I would admit... walking... diet... lol. Love your fun a-z's. Shared this.

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  11. Clever A to Z. Y--is for me I have a new job as of Jan. 3 and it is a great opportuniy. Oh, "D" fits me too the snowmen will appear.

    Happy New year!

    Cathy's Cupboard Calamity

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  12. I adore that Mrs. Santa! Your ABCs are always so cheerful. Am with ya on the U - have tried wishing the pounds away but looks like I Have to do something.

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  13. Jeg kom tilfældig forbi din blog.
    Smukt billede.
    Tak for kigget.
    Ønsker dig og dine et godt nytår.

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  14. These are great!
    I love M!

    M-May your cup runeth over with the things that do truly matter the most.

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  15. What a great and very real list!!!

    Happy New Year to you and yours!

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  16. Love this list - very encouraging - except the U - about the pounds! :)
    Love your New Years meal - wish I could be at your house as no one here can stand sauerkraut except me, so sad!

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  17. LOVE LOVE those salt and pepper shakers. I guess it doesn't hurt that I already have quite the santa & Mrs Claus s&p shakers already. my grandma got me started. So those are AWESOME!

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  18. Love your A-Z's! Wishing you and yours a very happy New Year!

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  19. Happy New Year, Lynn! I love your little S&P set! Santa must be courting his lady, hence his red cheeks!

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  20. Great A-Z list. As for D - I want to bring my snowmen out, but I don't have a lot that aren't Christmasy (you know, holding a tree or decked out in red and green). I'm always on the lookout for some un-Christmasy ones though.

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  21. Hi Lynn, You are so good at these! What a creative person you are. Have a wonderful 2012! A new year, filled with promise!
    Hugs, Beth

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  22. Great list...you are so creative. Have a great New Year!

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  23. Oh I'm loving your list! I'm going to copy it, so imaginative and talented you are. Thank you so much for a year of recipe sharing, I got a few terrific ones. Wishing you sweet piggy a very happy New Year.
    FABBY

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  24. Love the list and certainly love the pork and sauerkraut....sorry pigs.....oops.
    Happy New Year to you and yours, Char

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  25. Happy New Year my friend! I'm right with you on the healthy lunches for work plan. :)

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  26. Hi Lynn,
    I just love your list!
    Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year and Abundant Blessings in 2012!
    Miz Helen

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  27. Lynn,
    Yay! The days are getting longer! Great A-Z and Happy New Year!

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  28. Oh Lynn, you are too funny. You hit me on the head on several - yes, definitely bloated and miserable, yet keep shoving in more holiday foods! I always gain after Christmas, before I am too busy. Nope, the Christmas lights NEVER got taken down last year (shame)! Yes, Valrhona is wonderful. So glad to have been your friend for another year! Have a great New Year.

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