Tall Tales from the Patterson Ranch

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St. Patrick’s Day 2009

March 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Saturday, the 14th of March, we hosted our annual St. Patrick’s day bash. We had 22 people total, which was one of the biggest turnouts we’ve had (other than our insane wedding reception). We enjoyed tons of delicious eats and drinks. Doug ground the lamb himself for the shepherd’s pie, which was *amazing!* [...]

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Tags: Family · Parties

Parade Time

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

December 6th was the Jefferson City Christmas Parade. They had so many entries, we stood out there for an hour and a half and didn’t even get to see half of the parade. But, it was so cold we couldn’t take anymore!
Mom was so bundled up, you could barely recognize her.
Me [...]

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Tags: Family · Tab's Stuff

Christmas Season Has Begun!

December 14th, 2008 · No Comments

We’ve been busy over here decorating, visiting, and shopping. We’re almost finished decorating and shopping, but the visiting has barely started! So, if you haven’t seen us yet you probably will soon. On the 7th of December, we opened presents and celebrated at my parents’ house in Jefferson City.

Our niece, Paige, was [...]

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Tags: Family · Parties · Tab's Stuff · Uncategorized

Christmas Decorations

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments

We finally got the dining room, aka The Christmas Tree Room, cleaned up and decorated for the holidays. Here are some pics.
Our Christmas Tree next to the fireplace.

An up-close and personal with some ornaments.

We even have some presents under the tree and its not even the 24th yet!

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Tags: Family · House

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Tab and I would like to wish everyone a happy St. Patrick’s Day! Toss a pint o’ Guinness or have a couple fingers of good whiskey and enjoy the company of friends and family. We had an Irish dinner last Saturday (pictures to come) and it went very well. Good friends, good [...]

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A Christmas Gift of History

January 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

My aunt did something extra special for the family this year for Christmas, and especially for us grandkids. She put together a collection of Irish crystal and porcelain, some of which belonged to our grandparents, some of which was purchased for their similarity to items my grandparents have. Heres is a picture of [...]

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