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Old 11-26-2018, 11:02 AM
 
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Just the two of us - we will to to Christmas Eve Mass, then open presents Christmas morning after breakfast - also include our Maltilion (Maltese + Papilion) in the gift opening. He loves presents!


After that we will go for a run if the weather isn't too brutal then over to my SIL's (94) at the Catholic nursing home where she lives for a bit of wine and watch a little tv with her. (May pick up our Maltie and bring him with.)


Oops - forgot the dinner bit. After we finish our visit we will Google around for an area restaurant that is open.
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Wasilla, AK
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RE: "A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES"

No, no mention of stargazy pie, but I have seen it in several different movies. The first one that comes to mind is "Ladies in Lavender" with Maggie Smith and Judi Dench. (Very enjoyable movie, btw.)

I had to look up what stargazy pie is. Sounds absolutely disgusting.
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:28 AM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Dinner with relatives, probably about 40 or so.
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Texas of course
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I'm amending my OP to include a dessert later in the day. It's been a long time since we had a Matthew Walker Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce so I ordered a small one and the sauce from Amazon. I have a little electric steamer I can put it in, I can't wait!
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Old 11-26-2018, 03:49 PM
 
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I had to look up what stargazy pie is. Sounds absolutely disgusting.
How'd you like to see all those dead fishy eyes staring at you on your holiday? LOL

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Old 11-26-2018, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington State
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I am cooking Christmas dinner, which will happen after a gift exchange with kids and grandkids. I will cook a ham, basically because it is easy. I might do some festive trimmings, and I guarantee the food will be good, but Iím not killing myself over dinner.

I am sure we will have pecan pie and one grand has requested brownies.

Thatís as far as Iíve gotten.
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Old 11-26-2018, 06:56 PM
 
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"What do y'all have planned?"

well, if dinner means the modern "lunch"...nothing.
if this is actually is about Supper: everything and more.
we will have appetites from 22 months to 94 years.
Cheerios to Quaker Oats. mashed potatoes to Merlo.
venison to vegan, and there will be no leftovers.
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Old 11-26-2018, 08:07 PM
 
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I'll be going down the street to my mother's house and have a turkey dinner with her and my brother. She's 94 and likes to cook. My son will be home for a couple of weeks during the holidays and he will be joining us, and if my daughter isn't working she'll be eating with us, too.
You are so lucky to still have your mother. And it is amazing that she is still cooking it 94. My mother died at 95, I am glad I had her for all those years, but she never was a good cook. :-)
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Old 11-26-2018, 08:18 PM
 
Location: Dover, DE
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We will be going to our daughter's house. We will arrive Saturday and may go to a B&B for afternoon tea. Then we will have our own Christmas Eve tea on Monday. Great dinner on Wednesday and then some shopping on Wednesday. But just spending time with her is the very best of all.
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Old 11-27-2018, 09:35 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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I don't make plans for Christmas or holidays never have , never will . we lay low until the day is over and everyone is back to normal .
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