Saturday, November 28, 2015

Oh, What Fun...

Hope everyone is having a 
fantastic holiday weekend!!

Well, today's the day,"Small 

Business Saturday."

The day we focus on shopping 

at those cute little stores 
that we have in our towns 
and cities.

The benefits are many--

Shoppers can find a

variety of unique gifts.

Those that the gifts are 

for receive a special gift.

Shopkeepers profit and many

gain new customers.

Enjoy your shopping. Hope 

you find a lot of fun 

~Keep on Dreaming~

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The BIG Day

Here we are the day before"the 
big day." Are you ready? We are. 
Mr. Ken and I will be at home 
tomorrow and enjoy hanging,
eating AND locating Christmas 

Wishing you are yours a day filled 

Why did the turkey cross the road 

To prove he was not a chicken.

What do you call it when it rains 

Foul Weather

Happy Thanksgiving!!

~Keep on Dreaming~

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Family Fun


A friend of mine posed this question 
on Facebook today.

Name a game or games that DO NOT
require a power source?

My answers were:


Do you have family coming for the 
holidays? Set out some games and
have fun! Start a new tradition.

~Keep on Dreaming~

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Have you ever wondered
why Thanksgiving is on a 
Yes? No?

Well, for those of you who have
I have that pertinent information
for you.

Back when Washington was 
President, he declared November
26 as a "Day of Publick Thanksgivin."
But then in the years to follow the 
holiday was announced by president-
ial proclamation an celebrated on 
different days ans months.

In 1863, Lincoln made his Thanks-
giving proclamation, the last 
Thursday of November became 

Roosevelt had a double Thanks-
giving problem.

In 1933, there was a five Thursday 
November and retailers were
up in arms,wanted him to move 
Thanksgiving up one week. He 
denied this request and Thanks-
giving was was on the last Thursday 
of the month.

Roosevelt was President in 1939 
when it happened AGAIN! 
Retailers asked for the move again 
and he agreed.

After much moving around, finally 
in 1941 Congress passed a law making 
Thanksgiving the fourth Thursday of 

Who knew that???

~Keep on Dreaming~

Monday, November 16, 2015

Big News

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

I have now joined the ranks of 

So now you can follow me there 

~Keep on Dreaming~

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Traditions or Not

Hello Everyone!

Well, the "BIG T" day is just 
around the corner. Two weeks 
from tomorrow!! Are you ready?

With that in mind, I thought we 
would talk traditions today.

I found some very interesting
ones on the internet.

1. Have a Paintball Tournament
the day after Thanksgiving instead
of watching sports.

2. A Spoon Contest--balance
a spoon on your nose.

3. Turkey day PJ's. Wear your 
PJ's while celebrating. Invite your
guests to wear theirs too!

4. Christmas crafting. Start on those
Christmas presents while visiting
with family.

5. Instead of turkey as the main
entree some serve chicken, pizza, 
Chinese take out, ham, prime rib,
crab legs or some make 

What are your Traditions for 
this special holiday?

We are pretty "traditional" for
Thanksgiving. Some years we
host--making the turkey and 
mashed potatoes and others
bringing the rest of the goodies,
some years we head out to 
one of the brother's home and
bring our contribution.
Mr. Ken and I will have a small
dinner on Thanksgiving day with
ham and all the fixings and yes 
there will be pie!
The day after, we are off to Mr. 
Ken's brother and fiance's for a 
family meal and we will be 
bringing the veggie platter and 

When we host, it is usually
buffet style due to the amount of 
people hanging out. Paper plates 
help with the clean up.

We also have done the going out 
thing too, the meal was good BUT 
I missed the leftovers!!

~Keep on Dreaming~

Sunday, November 8, 2015

BIG Post

Last Sunday was a BIG day here!
We went to Granite City for a 
delicious brunch...oh was it 
yummy!! There was a specific 
reason for brunching as you 
will see.  (Sorry lost the dang

Those crazy kids are taking 
selfies again!

Someone had a birthday and 
raked in some really good loot!

Here is the yummy birthday 
bundtlet cake. It is made by a 
company called "Nothing Bundt 
Cake." These are soooo moist and

The other excitement of the day 
was that the Kansas City Royals 
won the 2015 World's Series!!!!  
Such fun and we are so proud of 
our Boys in Blue!!!

This turns out to be the final score 
in game 5 of the series. Of course it 
had to go into extra innings!!

The exact time of the WIN and it is 
still my birthday! So nice of them to 
win the World Series on my big day!!!

News after the game!!

Boys arriving home the next day.

Parade day! Mr. Ken works at the 
courthouse in downtown KC and 
the parade route just happened to 
go right by his office.

An exciting time for Kansas City!!!

We were able to get a really good 
spot right his office building. Here
we are waiting for the parade to 
begin. I did not have school and
as far as I know no one had school 
that day, so I went to work with 

Waiting with a few of our "closest"

The parade begins with a giant replica
of THE trophy.

Here's Slugger! Our mascot.

Kansas City Mayor Sly James.

Dayton Moore, Royals General Manager.

The players....

This takes some explaining. Our third 
baseman's name is Mike Moustakas but 
the fans have shortened it to MOOSE.  
Well this guy above has an authentic 
moose rack (as you can see) that he
brings to all the games, so of course he 
was part of the parade. 

This is THE Mike Moustakas, he raised 
his hand just as I snapped the pic.

Our All star MVP pitcher for the 
World Series Sal Perez--Salvi for

Our coach Ned Yost and THE
real World Series Trophy.

The team headed down to Union Station

after the parade for a rally--we did not
do to that wildness.

According to city officials between the 

parade and the rally an approx 800,000
people were in attendance for the fun!!!
Now that my friends is A LOT of people.
Wow!!! A fun day for the city and for all
of us that live in the metro area. We all
our boys and are so excited to have 

the World Series Trophy here!!!

Told you it was a BIG post. :)

~Keep on Dreaming~

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Yea, We Did It!!!!
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