Booker Christmas Mannequin Challenge

So….for this Christmas…the Booker Family decided to jump on the bandwagon and do their own version of the Mannequin Challenge.  Now…we aren’t talking about trying to be like Andrew McCarthy and bring a Mannequin to life to “get lucky with.”  Nope this one is the viral internet trend where people remain frozen in action like mannequins while a moving camera films them.

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The logistics of doing this with only 5 people and getting us all in was a little hard to do…but I think we pulled it off WONDERFULLY!  Hope you enjoy it!

Check it out:  Booker Christmas Mannequin Challenge

Here is a quick excerpt from the video featuring Scott and his Mom!

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I Love My Wife’s Cooking

When it comes to eating…both of us LOVE food!

And when it comes to cooking dinner….René usually does it!

Firstly, because she enjoys it!

Secondly, because I prefer to do the baking.

Thirdly, because she is just so GOSH DARN GOOD AT IT!

And she loves to try new recipes!  So when my mom gave René a recipe that came from her dear friend Patty, she immediately gave it to René to try out.  When her mom’s birthday rolled around, we invited her and her sister Casey over for a home cooked meal.  Below are pictures of René cooking dinner and the final product.

And BOY OH BOY….it was delicious!   Everyone enjoyed it!!!!

THANK YOU PATTY!

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Since this is Patty’s recipe, if you are interested in having it, just let us know!  We will make sure it is ok with her and get it to you!

HAPPY EATING!

Every Man…

So…since I no longer can drive due to my Meniere’s Disease…René has to do all the driving.  And I…I had to change my ways and no longer be a back-seat driver.  But I can’t promise that I don’t have this look on my face sometimes!  LOL

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Busy…Busy…Busy….

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I know….I know….

I have been very lackadaisical when it comes to posting on this blog!

But I have an excuse!!  René and I have been sooooo busy!

First….we have shooting our own VIDEO for “All About That Bass” that took up seconds…if not minutes of our past few months!!

(Exclusive first look of video below)

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Then….on top of that….we decided to participate in the local theater’s production of GREASE!  I mean…come on….it is THE WORD!!

And…we scored the LEAD roles!  How Cool is that!?

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Lastly…with all that going on….we needed to spend some quality time together eating snacks and watching some TV….

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So that is all for now….but stay tuned!!   There is MORE to come…

Including pictures of the fun time we had this past week-end at the POLAR PLUNGE at Eagle Creek Park in Indy – raising money for Special Olympics!

HAVE A HAPPY DAY!   You know we are!

It’s Christmas Time….and I am in LOVE!

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So….it is CHRISTMAS COOKIE baking time at the Booker Household…..and you know what that means!?

Scott is going to be STRESSED OUT!  I love baking cookies for my family and friends…but for some reason….something weird or strange happens with every batch I bake.

It can be a cookie that I have made 100 times before….and something will happen that is totally out of the norm.  And this year….I have a different oven I am using.

Fortunately….my mom said, “why don’t you use parchment paper?”

Well…I never thought about using it?

So…..I tried it out with my first two batches of cookies….and WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I AM IN LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   This stuff ROCKS!!!!   No more having to grease cookie sheets….no more bottoms of cookies burning….no more cookies exploding and rendering the oven worthless!!!  (Ok…that never happened….but still)

I will say, that for some reason, my peanut butter cookies don’t look the same….but they still taste amazing (if I do say so myself).

So to all you little kids out there NOT using parchment paper!?  I say to you….”WHY NOT!?”

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Now….time to go bake some more!!!

Merry Ho Ho!

Scott

 

How do we know…..

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***one day…I was sitting at work when a really nice email popped up on my screen from René.  It was the top part of this blog post.  So….I of course….had to reply (the bottom part)***

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How do I know he loves me…

Because he greets me with a kiss when I get home even if it interrupts his slot game

Because he gives me the side way look with a grin when I say something silly because he knows it will make me giggle even more

Because he loves me even with my mood swings

Because he tries to always make me smile

Because he says he loves me many times a day and always means it

Because he listens when I need to complain or vent about something

Because he loves movies as much as I do and when we go to the movies lets me eat as much movie butter popcorn as I want and never judges

Because he loves me for who I am not for who he thinks I should be

Because he always kisses me goodnight

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How do I know she loves me….

Because she lets me sleep on her lap, even though she has to pee and can’t get up

Because she kills all the spiders and bugs and does not judge me when I scream like a girl when I see them

Because she fixes me dinner and does all the dishes

Because she laughs at my jokes even when she doesn’t get them or think they are funny

Because she calls me every morning when she gets to work, even though we have nothing yet to talk about

Because she lets me play my computer games to unwind after work

Because she thinks I love her even when she is having her mood swings!

Because she will laugh at what I have written and know that I love her unconditionally because she is who she is