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What Do You Want For Christmas?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Yowza, Christmas is almost here. Are you all done with your shopping? Well, good for you. I’ve still got such a looong list to go, mainly for some little ones. Isn’t it fun to put … Continue reading

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Helping Out the Boss is Hard Work

Hi there, guys and dolls! Workday Wednesday is here and I made sure my boss had a doozy of one. Let me tell you all about it. I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business (well, actually, I … Continue reading

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Ho, Santa, Ho

Hi there, guys and dolls! Big scandal at bridge night and just in time for the holidays, too. Such a shame. Oh well, least it gives some pep to bridge night. It all started when Old Frank volunteered to be … Continue reading

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Holiday Advice for the Seasonally Addled

Hi there, guys and dolls! Hope your seasonal plans are going along just spiffily. I’ve got letters from a couple of women who could use a little help making their Christmases a little brighter. Let’s get right to free advice … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Office Party!

Hi there, guys and dolls! I wonder if your workday Wednesday will be as fun as mine. You see, we’ll be having the office Christmas party and even though the event isn’t supposed to kick off til quitting time, I’ll … Continue reading

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Making Things Bright

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well, no matter where you are in the northern hemisphere, the days are getting definitely shorter and in most places a little chillier. And with the holiday season upon us, it’s most likely time to … Continue reading

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Help is Here for the Holidays

Hi there guys and dolls! This week I have some fretful friends in need of some Christmas crisis relief. Are you in holiday hot water? Send me a note, there’s still time for me to get you back on Santa’s … Continue reading

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Raving about My Faving Cookies!

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to Thursday. You know what that means, this week’s Raves n Faves. Remember how I said the other day that my girdle needs some help? Let’s just forget about that, shall we? For goodness … Continue reading

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Girdle Overload!

Hi there, guys and dolls! I’m telling you, I’m as stuffed as last week’s turkey. Oh, the heartbreak! There I was, trying to get into last week’s dress with this week’s figure. Lo and behold, the danged thing must have … Continue reading

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Getting Away with it After All

Hi there, guys and dolls! If you are in the U S of A, I’m sure your plans all now revolve around turkey, football games and avoiding awkward family questions. In other words, Thanksgiving. Well, yours truly, too. So much … Continue reading

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