Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Sober Driver for Pubnico / Argyle

Sober Driver if you need one
 call Angie d'Entremont at 740-9004
 
Don't drink and drive!

Priceless

Photo: Happy New Year

Sometimes you come across a picture, you just can't help but share.
These are my redneck neighbors... 

Happy New Year !

Monday, December 30, 2013

For Sale ...


MY PROM DRESS $350: This unique a-line dress has a long train that accentuates the open back. it has only been worn once and is therefore in perfect condition!
It has had no alterations and it has a side zipper.
The designer is Tony Bowls and it is a size 6.
I paid over $600 for this dress and am asking $350.
If purchased, I will have it dry cleaned before pick-up! 
Comes with its dress bag!
This unique a-line dress has a long train that accentuates the open back. it has only been worn once, at a prom, and is therefore in perfect condition!
It has had no alterations and it has a side zipper.
The designer is Tony Bowls and it is a size 6.
 Justine paid over $600 for this dress and is asking $350.
If purchased, she will have it dry cleaned before pick-up! 
Comes with its dress bag!

call 902-762-3027

Looking to buy

A second hand examining table.
Contact me by leaving a comment here, or finding me on facebook.
Charlene d'Entremont-LeBlanc

Sex in 2014

According to experts, due to "seasonal stress", our sex lives suffer the most in January, and it's also the month in which couples tend to break up the most.
All the more reason to include sex in your resolution list.

In summary of what I read , we should concentrate on the general mood, or the "before-play".
Simply put, give affectionate touches and be nice to each other, every day.
Make it your resolution to hug and kiss every day.
The "before-play" mood can lead to better sex.
Hard to be ticked off at your spouse, and have good sex an hour later. Or at least that's the way we women are.

 
For us chicks who are getting older, we really need to touch more.
When you stop connecting physically, your skin loses its sensitivity to touch.
We need to rub, massage, and caress ...  and we need to be rubbed, massaged and caressed.


Sunday, December 29, 2013

Lacing Techniques

 
Click for a better view

Jamie Oliver's Scrumptious Seafood Pie ( edited)

I finally bought it.
Remember I blogged about it before... the haddock in this pie comes from our very own "Inshore Fisheries".
 
It took an hour to cook at 400. Then I lowered the temp to 350 for another 20... and let it sit for 10 minutes after I removed it from the oven.
Son #1 and I had it.
Pros: The flavour was good. It has shrimp, haddock, salmon. Potatoes on the top.
The listed ingredients are all " normal ingredients ".
One quarter of the pie is only 220 calories.  We ate 3/4 between the 2 of us. The pie wasn't that thick.
It was nice and creamy, yet easy to serve and I liked the potatoes on the top.
Cost was $9.99, not 15 as previously posted ( they have a deal on at Sobeys this week... but 2, get 30 airmiles)
Cons: I found the pieces of fish cut too small for my liking.
There is a little smoke flavour from the salmon that I could have done without, even though I really like salmon and smoked salmon.

Son # 1 said I could have sprinkled cheddar cheese on the top.
Would I buy it again?
Well I have another in the freezer since I bought two.
It's okay to have when you are stuck for a meal idea, or want to pop something in the oven.

Even better.....  I have a fish pie recipe that I make, and rather than buy this, I could add salmon and shrimp to mine, and be just as satisfied.

iPhone and iPad shortcuts and tips

 


 Use Siri to help you with this command
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Bypass the unlock button, and go right to your camera button.










Inverting your colors will turn the screen black and the text white for less eye strain. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility. Turn on “Invert Colors.”

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If you put your phone on airplane mode, it will charge twice as fast.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Auld Lang Syne

"Auld Lang Syne" is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song . It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world, its traditional use being to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight. By extension, it is also sung at funerals, graduations and as a farewell or ending to other occasions. The international Boy Scout youth movement, in many countries, uses it as a close to jamborees and other functions.

Listen to Susan Boyle singing Auld Lang Syne.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Christmas Decor


Click for a better view.

Hmmm....  what decoration is your preferred choice?

How to Arm Knit an infinity scarf



Watch the tutorial here.

Teapots !



Do you have tea pots for a display?
762-3380 or bring them at the Acadian Musée on Thursday afternoon.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas leftovers ... Macy and Maya

Where are these taken....


 
And little Maya was posing amongst some décor. Anyone recognise the home?


Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Day 12 of Macy's 12 days of Christmas

Yesterday's picture featured Macy at the home of Shannon and Fenton.
Do come back on Boxing Day for a few leftover pictures of Macy, 
and a few other pics with a much younger model.
 
Click on photos for a larger view.
 
 
 
While shepherds watched their flocks by night,
all seated on the ground,
an angel of the Lord came down,
and glory shone around.

 
On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him.
They opened their treasures and presented him with the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh....
 
 and a box of love and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season with the ones you love. 

Monday, December 23, 2013

Day 11 of Macy's 12 days before Christmas

Yesterday Macy was sawing down the tree at Julien (a Kenny) and Jenn.
 
 
 
Amazingly,
we took this picture without being noticed by the two males in the homestead.
How did we do it ?

Sunday, December 22, 2013

FREE SKATE!!

FREE SKATE!!
 
Nova Scotia Teachers Union Yarmouth Local is sponsoring a free public skate Dec 23rd from 2:00-3:00pm at the Mariners Centre, Arena 1.
All welcome to attend.

Edelweiss



From the Sound of Music

Edelweiss is a white flower found high in the Alps.
It's protected in Austria and illegal to pick.
Edel  means 'noble' and weiss means 'white'


Edelweiss Edelweiss
Every morning you greet me
Small and white
Clean and bright
You look happy to meet me
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
Bloom and grow forever
Edelweiss Edelweiss
Bless my homeland forever

Listen to Edelweiss

Marie Catherine Saulnier's Mint Snowball Cookies

ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup icing sugar (confectioner’s sugar)
  • 1/2 Cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 Cup shortening
  • 1/2 tsp Peppermint extract
  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Flaked coconut
  • Thinned icing (Confectioner’s sugar and add a little milk slowly until glue-like consistency. May add food coloring one drop at a time)

directions

  • Cream sugar, butter, shortening and extract thoroughly.
  • Combine flour and salt. Add to creamed ingredients. Shape dough into 1" balls and place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400° for 8-10 mins. Cool completely on racks.
  • Dip tops of cookies into icing and then into flaked coconut.
As you can see I didn't go with the coconut, but I do imagine it would be beautiful. I made icing, tinted with sky blue to look icy, and dipped it in decorative sugar.
As for the taste, they are yummy indeed.
A nice thick bite of tender shortbread.
Thank you Yvette for sharing the recipe, and the Christmas tradition in your home.

Poor judgement & disappointment


CIFA 104,1 FM TONIGHT FROM 7 - 9

BE SURE TO TUNE IN TO CIFA 104,1 FROM 7 - 9
 WHERE AVERY WILL BE FEATURING THE SONGS FROM "BREAD" , 70'S CHRISTMAS SONGS AND MORE GREAT 70'S HITS !!!!
This week he'll be broadcasting from Comeauville

Day 10 of Macy's 12 days before Christmas

Macy was sitting on the deck at the home of golfers Loran and Paula Hopkins. The tree is adorned with golf balls and red lights. Nice indeed.

 
Here's Macy with the saw.
Trying to cut the tree down and bring it home with us !
 
Click on the picture for a bigger view.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Lobster Spiel Boxing Day

Lobster Spiel Boxing Day at Yarmouth Curling Club

All welcome to come curling 11-5 pm Boxing Day Dec 26. 

Prizes are Lobsters.

$20

Call 749-6242

Or 742-2161 leave a messageLobster Spiel Boxing Day at Yarmouth Curling Club
All welcome to come curling 11-5 pm Boxing Day Dec 26.
Prizes are Lobsters.

$20
Call 749-6242
Or 742-2161 leave a message

Nepisiguit Lodge in Bathurst

The Lodge will be open today for gas, food and hospitality. They report that traffic is starting to pick up and today should be a big day on the trails.
Noticeable traffic above the lodge and the reports from sledders are very favourable as all trails have seen a groomer, but with such an early start, they stress caution.

These pics are from last winter.


Driving Home for Christmas .... Chris Rea

Chris Rea born Christopher Anton Rea, 4 March 1951 is an English singer-songwriter, recognisable for his distinctive, husky voice and slide guitar playing. The British Hit Singles & Albums stated that Rea was "one of the most popular UK singer-songwriters of the late 1980s. He is well known for his 1978 hit song "Fool (If You Think It's Over)"

Here he is singing " Driving home for Christmas"

Day 9 of Macy's 12 days of Christmas

Yesterday Macy was at Alvin ( ti-Com)  and Linda d'Entremont. My neighbours !
Here, we got caught red-handed by Alvin. He was knocking on the window, and shaking his finger at us !


Here, the red glow was stunning, and the tree ornaments were unique indeed.
 Difficult with the camera to capture the ambience at their back door.
Click on the pictures for bigger viewing.

Friday, December 20, 2013

So cute !

Day 8 of Macy's 12 days before Christmas

Yesterday Macy was at Pauline and Georges' home, near the windmills.  We were like deer in headlights, our shadows casted on the house as we crept around. No one seemed to see us at work .

 
On Dasher ! On Dancer ! On Prancer and Vixen !
On Com.... 
etc.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

The divorce

An elderly man in Oklahoma calls his son in New York and says, "I hate to ruin your day son, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are getting a divorce; 45 years of marriage... and that much misery is enough!" "Dad, what are you talking about?" the son yells. "We can't stand the sight of each other any longer," the old dad explained. "We're sick of each other, and I'm sick of talking about this, so you call your sister in Hong Kong and tell her!". Frantic, the son calls his sister, who explodes on the phone. "Like heck they're getting divorced," she shouts, "I'll take care of this." She calls her elderly father immediately, and screams at him, "You are not getting divorced. Don't do a single thing until I get there. I'm calling my brother back, and we'll both be there tomorrow. Until then, don't do a thing, you hear me?" she yelled as she hung up the phone. The old man hangs up his phone and turns to his wife. "Okay", he says, "it's all set. They're both coming for Christmas and paying their own air-fare."
 
An elderly man in Oklahoma calls his son in New York and says, "I hate to ruin your day son, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are getting a divorce; 45 years of marriage... and that much misery is enough!" "Dad, what are you talking about?" the son yells. "We can't stand the sight of each other any longer," the old dad explained. "We're sick of each other, and I'm sick of talking about this, so you call your sister in Hong Kong and tell her!".
Frantic, the son calls his sister, who explodes on the phone. "Like heck they're getting divorced," she shouts, "I'll take care of this." She calls her elderly father immediately, and screams at him, "You are not getting divorced. Don't do a single thing until I get there. I'm calling my brother back, and we'll both be there tomorrow. Until then, don't do a thing, you hear me?" she yelled as she hung up the phone.
The old man hangs up his phone and turns to his wife. "Okay", he says, "it's all set. They're both coming for Christmas and paying their own air-fare."

Dog Lovers...

Dr Asif
























Dr. Asif now holds a defined license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.  Dr. Peter Loveridge will be his physician mentor/supervisor and Dr. Alenia Kysela, District Chief of Staff/VP Medicine will be his sponsor.

I have met Dr Asif a few times, and am very fond of him.

Only 100 new patients are able to be accepted at first. First priority will be given to the residents of Yarmouth County.

New patients will ONLY be accepted by phone during the following times:
 
Saturday, January 4, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon
~AND~
Saturday, February 8, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon
 
·         Telephone registrations only will be accepted at 902-742-9538.
·         Please have your MSI number, date-of-birth, civic address and current phone number available when you call.
·         Dr. Asif’s office will only accept the first 100 patients at the above time. After the first 100 patients, the registration process/phone lines will close.

Day 7 of Macy's 12 days before Christmas

Macy was with Santa yesterday, on the property of Yvette and Kenny.

 
A very pretty tree indeed !
There were many vehicles as usual, and many lights, but we felt we did our job without being spotted.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

OPEN HOUSE

THURSDAY
December 19th at the rectory Paroisse Sainte-Anne du Ruisseau from 6pm to 9pm.
AMAZING Christmas decorations.
 Donations at the door.
Part of the proceeds will go to Breakfast program at École Belleville.

Empire Theatres Gift cards

Wondering what now? since Cineplex took over Empire theatres ?

"Gift cards and gift certificates from Empire Theatres, there really is no need for concern," says Mike Langdon, director of communications at Cineplex.
"We intend to honour them. We want to make sure that our guests have a good experience, so that's really our goal."

Day 6 of Macy's 12 days before Christmas

Yesterday Macy, the model extraordinaire, made a little snowman for the manger at Imelda Currans in the Minique's Road.


Here she is with Santa ! I have to say I was surprized to see Santa. I never saw him on the way in, but sure did on the way out. Several blonde females ( both young and old ... well not that old ...hehe ) must see him every day.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Mrs C



Mrs C used to make squares that looked like these. I think they were called Britain squares.

Conjoined twins Sugar Cookie ?



Ukulele Man : this must be the ugliest sugar cookie I have ever laid eyes upon.
I am basically speechless ! LOL

The Sporting Goods Swap

The Sporting Goods Swap at the Yarmouth YMCA has been extended. Here are the details:
Who: In partnership with Active Yarmouth
What: Sports and Activity Gear, for kids and adults.
When: Drop-off until December 19th, 11 AM. Pick-up from 11 AM - 5 PM
Where: YMCA Yarmouth Bring in your item/s to the YMCA, and you will receive a ticket for each item.
On December 19th, from 11 AM - 5 PM we will have a swap and you may come in and pick another item.

Extra equipment that is left will be donated to a charity or organization.
 You are also welcome to donate items, without taking a ticket.
People just looking for equipment can come in on December 15th at 2pm and pay a donation of $5 to take a piece of equipment.

All monies collected will be donated to the Jumpstart Program.
They are looking for sports and activity gear. Hockey, soccer, baseball, golf, tennis, etc.

They cannot take in items like a home gym, or treadmill, for example. If you are unsure of what to bring, give them a call.
They are looking for primarily kids sports gear, but we will take larger adult items as well.
 No personal pieces of gear: jockstraps, mouth guards, etc

Bathtub Oil Beads



These oil bath beads were likely my favorite gift when we exchanged gifts at school. They sometimes came in a tube, or a circle container.  I liked them !

Day 5 of Macy's 12 days Before Christmas

Yesterday Macy was peeking from behind a tree in Georges and Mme Jocelyne's backyard.


This one may be a bit difficult.
It's not on the main road, but very visible if you happen to drive by it.
Cute and quaint, Macy felt this manger could use a snowman.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Pics from the Municipality of Argyle

Taken in Quinan

Photo credit to James Doucette

If you have any photos taken within the Municipality of Argyle that you would like to share, send an email including your picture(s), your name and where the photo was taken to pics@munargyle.com
Taken in Quinan.

If you have any photos taken within the Municipality of Argyle that you would like to share, send an email including your picture(s), your name and where the photo was taken to pics@munargyle.com

Photo credit to James Doucette

Day 4 of Macy's 12 Days before Christmas

Yesterday she was hanging out with Gerard and Merlyn's snowman on the very busy road to the Dennis point wharf.


 
No hints for this one.
Very bright and visible.
 

Sunday, December 15, 2013

How do you set a table ?


Fun in the snow!

 Photo: Fun in the snow!  A great way to get physical activity!  Send me your favorite winter physical activity photo and I will feature your photo on Active Living - Municipality of Argyle.  Send photo to ndentremont@munargyle.com!  Merci
Fun in the snow! A great way to get physical activity!
 Send your favorite winter physical activity photo and Nat will feature your photo on Active Living - Municipality of Argyle
Send photo to ndentremont@munargyle.com!

What is ?

 
your glabella ?  The area between your eyebrows.

Griffonage ?  Doctors poor handwriting on a prescription

Ferrule : The metal band that holds your eraser onto your pencil.