Dec 30, 2017


I guess it's time to look back and see what projects were completed in 2017.  I am still in shock that the Y2K question was 18 years ago.  So hard to understand the passing of time, when some incidents seem like yesterday, and others decades ago.  I guess that depends on our emotional attachment to them.
I received a card and coaster from Krissy.  The card is Lori's (Notforgotten Farm) and will be kept for display.  Love it. 
The coaster's line is something I have been considering.  Watching carbs works, but when I slip, it's more like falling off a moving train.  What did I get from my family?  A pound box of melt-aways which after a week, have mysteriously disappeared and left behind little brown paper cups.  Lots of them.  All empty.  How could this be?   
 I wrote to thank Krissy and informed her that the laugh-your-ass off diet does not work, unless you count bladder leakage as a pound.
Since I am now sick either from the shopping day or the sadists at therapy, I have cancelled our New Year's Day slider fest.  Tomorrow we will (hopefully) go to Carole's and try the cranberry meatballs, candy bacon, and all the other goodies she has prepared.  All I am to bring is the "funeral" potatoes.  Hate that name.  LOVE those fricking potatoes.  If I am not up to it, Mark already has a list of what to put in the box I am sending for my pleasure.
Have a safe and happy new year!


rosek1870 said...

Ok got to ask. What are Funeral Potatoes?

marly said...

Several variations - this is the one I use.

Karyn said...

Oh Marly, as always your writing is the best, that was a great make me LOL and boooy can I relate!
Thanks for posting the link for the Funeral Potatoes recipe, as I was going to ask as had me at potatoes, but then I saw the word "cheese" in the link and went gaga. <3
Hope that you are feeling better soon, and sending wishes for a beautiful New Year to you and yours.

CathieJ said...

Sorry that you are unwell. I hope you get better quickly. You need to rename those potatoes. If you love them so much why deal with crappy name. Happy New Year!

Rugs and Pugs said...

Feel better soon. I have been battling a cold for over a week. Not a bad one but just enough to feel tired and lousy.
Happy, happy new year.
(And I, too, was going to ask about the funeral potatoes.!)

Rugs and Pugs said...

Oh, the funeral potatoes are similar to what I make except that I don't use the shredded hash browns (use the O'Brien potatoes) and use cream of celery soup instead. So yummy!

capecodgirl565 said...

Well my friend, sorry you are not feeling up to snuff. Seems to be happening to everyone this winter, no end of ailments. Want to wish you a very Happy and improving Health New Year. That wasn't grammatically correct, but you get the point! Blessings for 2018!

diamondc said...

Marly: You always put a smile on my face with your comments, you have a great sense of humor.
I am not sure if the laugh your ass off diet would work for anyone, giggles.
I have never heard of funeral potatoes, what the heck are they? just curious.
I hope you are feeling better soon.
Chocolate oh yeah.

Happy New Year

Barb said...

You always add a touch of humor to my day! A very happy new year to you and hope it brings improvement to your pains!

Truus said...

Thanks for the posts of the last year and the times you made me smiling.
For the new year I wish you many blessings and a improvement to your health with no more pain.
Greetings Truus from Holland

C M Designs said...

Wishing you the happiest, healthiest, most peaceful, lots of prosperity, stitching fun, gardening enjoyment and good kitties new year.
Always enjoy reading your words of wisdom, advice and humor.
Take care ! Feel better ! Thinking of you. Stay warm !
Charlotte in Va.

Margaret said...

Happy, healthy New Year to you and yours, Marly. Take it easy with that shoulder of yours. No more touchdowns for a while, ok? :D

Ele said...

have a safe, healthy and very happy new year Marly!

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