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Michelle_mck

Michelle_mck

Joined May 2016

🇦🇺, reading, crafting, knitting, cocktails & sunshine. Insta michelle_mck Ravelry 🐑michellemck
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When in Rome by CJ Duggan
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A Taste for Murder by Claudia Bishop
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When in Rome | CJ Duggan
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To get my reading going this year I am going for light books from Authors I ha e enjoyed, I am scheduling in time to go to the library and taking myself out to read in the sunshine.. it‘s stinking hot today so I‘m inside with 40 minutes to read! Let‘s do this

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Dr Stanton | T. Swan
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First book of the year done and boy was it the trashy popcorn I was looking for..

bookwrm526 I love the occasional trashy book 9mo
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Kiss Quotient | Helen Hoang
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Listening to the audio whilst #audioknitting and it‘s wonderful, and saucy!

erzascarletbookgasm I‘ve been thinking about you, Michelle, how have you been? Missing you on Litsy. Hope you had a great Christmas holiday! 10mo
julesG Looks like a very cozy shawl in the making. 10mo
Michelle_mck @erzascarletbookgasm thank you - I have been lurking and not to much reading, 2019 finding the balance so will be here much more 10mo
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Reggie This book got me through a tough work day and I will always be grateful. 9mo
kspenmoll Gorgeous knitting! 9mo
rachaich Beautiful colours :) 9mo
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Christmastime | Alison Jay
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I need the Christmas spirit so am starting my #christmascheese marathon early! Starting on Netflix with a Christmas View! Watch out for my review

BeckyRoy @Michelle_mck I am in the same mode! #hallmarkmovies are my thing. 11mo
Dragon I‘ve been watching Hallmark Christmas movies- love 💕 that cheese 🧀🎄 11mo
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You've Got Mail | Stephen Travis, Travis Stephen
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My #lithalloween parcel for #litmail is on its way

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I got this beauty in the mail! Gobsmacked! So much beautiful and functional Japanese stationery goodies! Not going to spoil it but I have a few vids on my insta stories if you are curious.. American friends with the $$ if you don‘t snap these up you crazy! Congratulations dear @sisilia so proud of you friend

sisilia 😘😘😘 Thank you, Michelle. I‘m so glad that you are happy with it. Woohooo 12mo
julesG Now I'm likewise tempted to check your Insta and also not to, so I'll be surprised when my box from @sisilia arrives. 12mo
julesG That 'likewise' is supposed to mean equal amounts. 🙈 My German is giving me and my English a hard time today. 12mo
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Chrissyreadit I so wanted to see what arrived- thought I followed you on Instagram but maybe not? 12mo
Michelle_mck @julesG you will love it! Keep the mystery alive 12mo
minkyb ❣️❣️❣️ 12mo
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My most excellent friend @sisilia has launched an incredible Japanese stationery store #Philosophia and is hosting a very generous giveaway - I have already purchased and can not wait but if her gifts are anything to go by these boxes are going to be epic ... i Adore notepads, postit, pens, flags you name it

sisilia ❤️ Thank you so much, Michelle! 😘 13mo
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Lethal White | Robert Galbraith
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Listening to the audio and catching some sun

CouronneDhiver Nice! 13mo
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Pickpick

I loved reading this, many LOL moments and kept reading passages out. Heartbreaking and entertaining loved it

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Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First | Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, Dennis Carey
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Holiday reading includes some professional reading, this reads really well, if you are in HR or leadership role and have a passion for talent then this is a great read

LauraBeth This looks interesting but your view looks better! Have you read 13mo
Michelle_mck @LauraBeth oh no, I haven‘t but love the sound of it, heading to book Depository now 13mo
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Off on a mini vacay to the Gold Coast! Here is to switching off and not thinking about work to much.

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I really enjoyed this one, a really different type of story, some messed up character

Quippe I got into this series late (from book 3) but want to go back and read the first few. Very well written and plotted and they are very human books about fragile and vulnerable people. 13mo
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Pickpick

Listened to this one on Audio, looking forward to the movie - Ethan Hawke, perfection... casting that is 😍😂

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You've Got Mail | Stephen Travis, Travis Stephen
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So lucky for the friendship in our group #litmail my Christmas in July was awesome thank you @Lizpixie you are the best thank you 😍

ZoeyPeacock “Flawed heroine keeps book of books, plot ensues.” I ❤️ that! 1y
Lizpixie You‘re welcome lovely! I hope you enjoy the books, especially the Nicola Upson & the Carola Dunn. Both made me fall in love with new crime series❤️❤️❤️ 1y
LeeRHarry Yay you‘re spreading the Daisy Dalrymple love! @Lizpixie 1y
Lizpixie @LeeRHarry every chance I get! I think this is the third time I‘ve bought this for another reader. Gotta share that #DaisyLove 1y
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This was a deal on audible today, very mixed reviews but see how I like it while I‘m knitting in bed this morning #knittersoflitsy #audioknitting

rabbitprincess I love the stripes! 1y
Samantha.1020 I really enjoyed this book! 1y
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Murder, She Knit | Peggy Ehrhart
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Could there be a more #summersolstice #litmail parce for me? No chance! Thank you @SarahK

StephanieGeiser Oo the face masks are a nice touch! Loving this box! 1y
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You've Got Mail | Stephen Travis, Travis Stephen
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Very excited! My #litmail #summersolstice parcel arrived! Thank you @SarahK

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You've Got Mail | Stephen Travis, Travis Stephen
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Parcel is wrapped and ready for our #litmail #summersolstice gift swap - mine should 🤞🏻make it in time

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In the Woods | Tana French
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Thought I would pop out to the shops today, long weekend here and there many people and screaming babies... so audio book and cake instead

LeahBergen That looks good! What sort of cake is that? 1y
Michelle_mck @LeahBergen it‘s a passion fruit fluff cake - it‘s a a layered sponge - it wasn‘t to sweet either 1y
Cathythoughts Looks delish 😋 1y
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Joanne1 Oh, there's so many good food photos on Litsy today. Now I'm craving something passionfruit. 1y
Michelle_mck @Joanne1 i was craving passionfruit today 1y
LeahBergen Oh my. 😮 1y
minkyb Wise decision. 1y
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In the Woods | Tana French
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My first Tana French - wasn‘t sure in this narrator but getting into it now... friends have you read it? Will I want to read them all?

GoldenGirl I love Tana French! I haven't read them all yet. They are each from a different point of view. The next one is Cassie's. 1y
TK421 I just started this book last night.😊 1y
Mdargusch I liked all of her books. She‘s one of my favorite authors! 👍🏼 1y
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tammysue 💜 She‘s one of my favorites! Enjoy! 1y
InnerSavvy This is on my tbr. Have not read her boojs. 1y
MyNightstandRunnethOver I've read and enjoyed them all. 1y
Blaire Yes! I love these. A go-to during a reading slump. 1y
minkyb Have this as well but have never read it. Will want to know your thoughts! 1y
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#audioknitting this morning - literary inspiration with my progress keeper #knittersoflitsy #makersoflitsy project bag from my Mum‘s shop @BookGoGo

kspenmoll How are you? Got your letter & do intend to respond! Thank you, it was great to hear from you! 1y
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Loving this new audiobook- a big change from my English crime obsession

Robothugs The name is intriguing! 1y
Julsmarshall I ❤️❤️❤️ the Winston Brothers books! 1y
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Casting on a new project, listening to book 3 and relaxing #audioknitting

MicrobeMom Yay! Enjoy! I love audio-knitting! I am completing a baby blanket for my new niece while listening to 1y
readordierachel Pretty yarn! 1y
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Really enjoying this one now I am getting into this Narrator

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Career of Evil | Robert Galbraith
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Well that‘s a bummer! There are no more to read/listen to yer! I‘m loving this series so much, interesting story and characters

Cathythoughts I‘m on Silkworm & really loving it. And I believe there is a fourth one coming out this year 🤗. What a great series 1y
Michelle_mck @Cathythoughts I should have saved this one until the fourth book comes out because I want the next one already!!! Enjoy Silkworm 1y
Cathythoughts It‘s an incredible series. Love the main characters so much & the story 👍🏻perfection 1y
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The Silkworm | Robert Galbraith
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Love love love!! 💕💕💕

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Very good mail day! When books and knitting collide! #knittersoflitsy

julesG 😍😍😍😍😍 All three of them. I should buy more knitting books. 😉 1y
Dolly I haven‘t heard of these. Thanks for the posting! ❤️ 1y
Michelle_mck @julesG ha ha! Look out for a knitpicks book sale, I got these for 40% off 1y
julesG thanks will keep it in mind. 1y
kate_reads Hi Michelle! Is there a trick to your address or a common formatting issue? Another letter to you got bounced back to me 😞 1y
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The Cuckoo's Calling | Robert Galbraith
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What a great mystery and the narrator was great! Now to download the next one 😍

Penny_LiteraryHoarders I just started listening to this yesterday! I'm really liking it - great narrator! I like their choice for Cormoran Strike. 1y
Cathythoughts I loved it too. And started The SilkWorm ... ( but had to put it on pause for my bookclub read) I can‘t wait to get back to it 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 1y
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The Cuckoo's Calling | Robert Galbraith
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After seeing @Lizpixie reading this I thought I would try the audio, it‘s great and loving getting some knitting in after a very very long week #audioknitting

Cathythoughts It‘s very good 👍🏻👍🏻 1y
Lizpixie Nice to see you back Michelle! Thank you for the extra book in your #litmail package, it sounds very intriguing. Did you enjoy The Bookshop On The Corner?😘 1y
Smarkies I liked this as an audiobook. Enjoy!😁 1y
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WanderingBookaneer I am loving this series. Can‘t wait for the next one to be published. 1y
GloVerdino What are you making? #knittersoflitsy 1y
Suet624 I love this photo. #knittersoflitsy 1y
Mdargusch Yes! What are you making? I liked this on audiobook 👍🏼 1y
Michelle_mck @GloVerdino @Suet624 @Mdargusch I‘m knitting a sweater, The Easy One by Joji Locciteli (edited) 1y
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Thank you so much @iread2much what an awesome package! I love everything and the books! #swoon
#easterbookswap I hope your parcel arrives soon but I know the back up items arrive tomorrow 🙏🏻

iread2much I‘m so glad you enjoyed all the gifts! I hope it gets here soon, but if not, the back up gifts are much appreciated 😄🤗 2y
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Little quiet time before I do the food shop!

erzascarletbookgasm I look forward to read this one:) 2y
Cathythoughts Yes, it‘s next up for me on Audible ( I‘m very slow on the audible) looking forward to it 👍🏻 2y
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Still Me | Jojo Moyes
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A quiet Saturday after a long week and long day - tea, knitting and audio time #audioknitting #knittersoflitsy

Kaye Whatcha making ? 2y
Michelle_mck @Kaye it‘s a pullover, working on the front right now 2y
Kaye Very nice. I like the color. 2y
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Michelle_mck @Kaye it‘s great yarn, it‘s Brooklyn Tweed, Loft in the colourway Birdbook - it‘s awesome 2y
Cathythoughts Gorgeous colour ✨ 2y
k.reads 😍 2y
LeahBergen Beautiful yarn. 😍 2y
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I love the way Sunni writes! She has a natural style that pulls me in, this one was amazing, not as much heat as the first book of hers but compelling, interesting characters... just wonderful really, lots of fashion/styling and pretty interiors... plus a sausage dog

neet_reads Ooh, I was thinking of reading this. Better Read Than Dead are hosting a High Tea with Sunni Overend on March 10 2y
Michelle_mck Oh wow! Will have to see if I can go! 2y
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1. Reading and Aperol Spritz
2. 5‘2 in 👠 👠
3. 3 years and 6 in this suburb
4. Rules of Backyard Croquet and book club book
#friyayintro

Jess7 🤗🤗 2y
LazyOwl Love the selfie 👍 2y
Bookcation74 ❤️ an Aperol Spritz! 2y
Pamwurtzler I do ❤️ an aperol spritz! 2y
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Can‘t wait to read this! Sunni wrote one of my fav books of last year so excited

AceOnRoam Are you reading this with Aussie Readers group for March? Beautiful cover 😍 2y
Lacythebookworm That cover is great! 💕 2y
Michelle_mck @AceOnRoam I‘m hoping to 2y
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How incredible is this box of treasures! Thank you so much @Beckykearns I adore everything! The books! The tea! The confetti and a unicorn! Stunned and amazed !!! The felt hearts are beautiful 😍😍😍Thank you

BeckyK Oh yay!!!! I‘m so glad it‘s arrived. I‘m so sorry it‘s late! I‘m so happy you like everything!! 😊😊😍😍 2y
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The Cupid Effect | Dorothy Koomson
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It‘s here Becky! So excited #cupidgoespostal

BeckyK 😁😁😁 2y
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Sharing my amazing gift for our #litmail swap! Thank you @TaraD19 I‘m starting this book today and these choc covered potato chips! Praise! Tote is now my favourite

EliNeedsMoreShelves Chocolate covered potato chips might be my favorite decadent treat. 😍 2y
TaraD19 They are strangely terrific! 2y
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#audioknitting cast-on my first sweater and listening to an amazing book, getting my mojo back

Suet624 Beautiful! 2y
FlowerFairy Would love to see your sweater when it‘s completed. Audioknitting is the best! 2y
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Right Girl | Ellie O'Neill
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Struggling with all the books at the moment - a friend gave me this at lunch so hoping it will keep my interest

tif I saw this in the book shop the other day and almost bought it just for the pretty cover! 2y
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Cupid's Secret | Buck Kalinowski, Kim Miller
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My parcel is on it‘s way and it‘s only got a short distance to go! Less than 10km!!! Who knew I had a litten so close #cupidgoespostal

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Not the right book tagged but I got this amazing book my local yarn store and I can‘t stop looking at it! So beautiful #knittersoflitsy

julesG Oh, oh, this is so on my wishlist. I met 'Bristol Ivy' in London this past July. 2y
Michelle_mck I‘m so envious @julesG 2y
bellasocks Isn‘t it amazing?? I want to knit everything in this book! Bristol is so talented. 2y
Mdargusch Beautiful! 2y
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Ready Player One | Ernest Cline
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Just started listening while I get in some cheeky knitting before I head out for a busy day #Audioknitting #knittersoflitsy

Scurvygirl 😻😻 2y
kamoorephoto Love the colors! 2y
SandyW Beautiful shawl! 2y
kspenmoll So pretty! 2y
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Well it‘s safe to say Santa has visited us already, turned my head for a second! Merry Christmas Littens

AceOnRoam Merry Christmas Michelle 🎄 2y
PurpleyPumpkin Merry Christmas to you too!🎄 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Merry Christmas! ❤️💚 2y
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alleyfam51699 Merry Christmas! 2y
JessClark78 Merry Christmas! 2y
kezzlou85 Merry Christmas to you too 🎄 2y
kspenmoll Merry belated Christmas Michelle! 2y
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So excited to get this in our #litmail swap by the amazing @josie281 one of the greatest humans of life! Tagging pages adding some ideas to the Boxing Day menu and my birthday feast - not far away

emilyhaldi Love this cookbook!! 2y
josie281 My daughter was jealous! She loves Chrissy!! Enjoy, friend! 2y
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Going Postal | Terry Pratchett
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To my match for #secretsantagoespostal I‘m really sorry - finishing old job, starting new job in December was my worst idea ever! Your parcel is Packed and ready it‘s going express post but may not it for the 21st as I didn‘t realise you are in WA and outside of the express Post area so @Katiesbookishlife I hope it makes it before Christmas and if it doesn‘t I‘m really sorry - but trust me it‘s worth the wait

Cinfhen It‘s wrapped beautifully 😍 2y
Lola That definitely looks worth the wait! 😍 2y
Katiesbookishlife That looks lovely 😊 no worries at all, post always takes longer to this corner of the country. 2y
Michelle_mck @Katiesbookishlife what an amazing corner it is! Very very jealous 2y
Michelle_mck @Katiesbookishlife also realise I forgot to put something in so another thing to follow 🤦‍♀️🤩🧐 2y
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Christmas Tree | Jennifer Johnston
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Day 5, I‘m on delay with the movie viewing with a busy busy week! Catching up and what a way to recommence.tale as old as time.feuding families, Secret love... you know the story of the Pines and Spruces! This was just the movie I wanted, Christmas 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄 cheese 🧀🧀🧀🧀 high, just like the perfect pizza cheese bridge! Plus you get a “one year later”! Give me a double, barkeep and keep them coming! #christmascheese #hallmarkchristmasmovies

cleoh Have you watched The Christmas Prince on Netflix yet? It‘s also high in quality cheese content 🧀 2y
Michelle_mck @cleoh it was my first one this year! Loved it 2y
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A Christmas Wish For Corduroy | Don Freeman, B.G. Hennessy
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Day 4! A wish for Christmas! Lacey Charbet, quiet girl with great ideas is over everyone stepping all over her and taking credit, Santa grants her wish to say what she thinks! The catch it‘s only for 48 hours. Stands up for self goes to pitch great idea with hot boss and of course falls in love. The directness causes drama but romantic cookie decorating ensues!! I now have a phobia... Cont in comments...

Michelle_mck I have a phobia of pregnant actors hiding their baby bump.. coats, bags, laptops, scarf, cushion, other humans and Christmas trees are not safe! Free the baby bump! Is there a name for my condition?? Please help! This is max festive 🎄🎄🎄🎄 medium cheese 🧀🧀🧀 #christmascheese 2y
maich I watch this movie last year and loved it!❤❤👍 2y
Laura317 Medium cheese 🧀! 😂 2y
hes7 I watched this one last week! Definitely cheese, but cute. 2y
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Ummmm I‘m speechless, my #litmail #lithalloween parcel arrived from the amazing @Robothugs who got me the most incredible subscription box with so much awesome I can‘t even comprehend it! Mind blown! The pins! Cushion cover! Pennant! Print! Coffee and that bookmark! My 🤩 beyond grateful thank you! 💕💕💕

TrishB That looks amazing 👍🏻 2y
TheDoubleLetterThief Very cool! 2y
JoeStalksBeck Love the NRB! 2y
Robothugs Sorry it was so late!! But I‘m glad you love everything!! ❤️ 2y
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The Christmas Train | David Baldacci
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Day 3 of #Christmascheese gives us The Christmas Train, your eyes do not deceive you! That‘s Danny Glover, Annie from Father Bride and my beloved Dermot who I too would pay to have him as my date to a wedding (I loved the Wedding Date and you can never convince me it‘s not a tremendous and underrated film) cont in comments

eanderson Oh the Wedding Date!!! I adore that movie!!! 2y
Michelle_mck Hallmark paid the big bucks, it shows! Cynical journalist runs into long lost love who now works for famous director and they are travelling from D.C to L.A.do I need to tell you anymore.. there is snow, recriminations, lingering looks and a juicy pash! Winning!! We see Dermott dancing! Someone get a hose and cool me down!This isnt just cheese it‘s Dauphinois Bitches! 🧀🧀🧀🧀🧀🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄 all the cheese the trees. The pine fumes are gettin to me! 2y
Ericmanciniwriter This is amazing! Please keep it up 2y
Purrfectpages Dermot is one of my all time faves! And he‘s aging well! 2y
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