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Offline bulldog

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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2011, 11:32:12 AM »
they say the nicest gifts are the ones you make yourself. my friends and family are getting some of my "world famous" ( at least in my mind) home made maple syrup. it didn't cost me anything but my own sweat.
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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2011, 10:51:45 PM »
I have been busy sewing like crazy my oldest daughter 20 is having her first baby so I have been making baby items, I made my oldest son 24 a Green Bay Packer blanket. My youngest boy 6 and youngest girl 3 are getting toys. (Yes I know there is quite an age differance in my kids no need to remind me LOL) I made my mom and sister some "lounge" pants and picked the most hideous/funny fabric I could :) I like sewing a lot so I had fun this holiday season making gifts.
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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #22 on: December 23, 2011, 08:14:57 AM »
they say the nicest gifts are the ones you make yourself. my friends and family are getting some of my "world famous" ( at least in my mind) home made maple syrup. it didn't cost me anything but my own sweat.

Those are the best kind of gifts to give and receive!

Merry Christmas,

Steve
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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #23 on: December 23, 2011, 11:46:18 AM »
i bought my gift to us yesterday.  got a new washer.  killed the old one.  had to buy a spiffy (expensive) front load because the well is failing.  guess the well will be our spring planting celebration gift to ourselves.

some years are like that....
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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #24 on: December 23, 2011, 12:56:08 PM »
Most front loads use 1/3  of the water as a top loader.Good choice if water is limited. :)

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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #25 on: December 23, 2011, 01:02:13 PM »
Maybe KathyP should move to Michigan; we might lack jobs but we have LOTS of water!

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Re: Anybody buying a special gift for Christmas?
« Reply #26 on: December 23, 2011, 01:20:43 PM »
oregon does not lack water, but i have a very old well that taps into a spring.  might even be hand dug, but we are not sure.  anyway, the spring has sprung and a new well must be sunk.

had a front load washer and loved it. killed it.  just didn't know how much the cost of them had gone up!  to get the super large capacity i ended up buying one with crap on it that i'm pretty sure i'll never use....oh well.

on the + side of Christmas, my youngest is home from Japan for good now.   :-D
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