Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas & Pictures!

 Mele Kalikimaka & Hau'oli Makahiki Hou!
(Merry Christmas & Happy New Year)

Breakfast of grapefruit, kiwi and tofu scramble

A little coffee to get me through my last minute shopping. I got an iced soy toffee nut latte, mmm.
This was my Christmas dinner. It was my first time ever trying Tofurkey Roast. I have to say that I am not super impressed with it. I think I am just not a big fan of mock meat. I guess it's because I don't really even like anything that resembles the taste of real meat. I suppose if you used to enjoy turkey you may like this. I have a ton left over and the only way I have been able to eat it so far is to slice it up and put it in a sandwich with cranberry and Veganese. Oh, and I didn't like the mushroom "giblet" gravy at all. 

So... in this picture I was attempting to take a good picture of my smoothie and then noticed Sonic outside just staring at me. 

This was about 5 seconds later. He LOVES to run and especially loves when people watch him run. It must be the greyhound in him. 

This was a sign I found at a craft store. I love it! It's up in my kitchen now.
I wanted to share this present that I got because I thought it was so sweet. We stopped by a friend of my husband's home on Christmas day and one of them gave me this lovely VEGAN gift basket! How sweet huh? I was so excited and happy for the thoughtfulness of the gift! I mean, no one has ever bought me a vegan present before besides my husband. It had lots of goodies in it too :)

This was a Chinese tea set that my brother bought me for Christmas. I love it!


My Christmas was great! Did everyone else have a good Christmas?

12 comments:

  1. The fruit looks like a great breakfast component. I love citrus in the winter, it really feels like Christmas to me. Oh, I have some Tofurkey gravy that I was too scared to even open.

    What a great photo of the two of you, too - glad to hear you had a good holiday even though it was a new experience!

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  2. So no Tarantulas under the tree on Christmas morning?

    (I like that glass straw!)

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  3. Sonic is too cute...he was showing off. :o)

    I love the Hippie sign!

    That was so sweet of your husbands friend to do that for you...how thoughtful.

    Looks like your brother did a good job too...that's a pretty tea set.

    Did you find any animals under the tree?

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  4. Sounds like you had a good time at Christmas and got some neat presents! I don't see any new animals, though. Maybe next year! :-)

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  5. Jess- Glad to hear I am not the only one weird about the gravy ;)

    Shen- No tarantulas :( Maybe I can convince him later in the year?

    Michelle- No animals :( I am still hoping to maybe get this great dane from this rescue group in Colorado. She is blind and deaf due to a bad breeding situation. Their adoption fee is pretty high though. We will see. If it was just me and I wasn't married, I would already have her though!

    Blessedmama- Nope, I hope next year too. I am trying to get my husband to ask our landlord if we can have a couple chickens and maybe turkeys in our yard. We will see...

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  6. Merry Chirstmas and Happy New Year! That tea set is lovely. Sounds like you're having a nice holiday so far. But, no hedge hogs or great danes? Oh well. <3 Sonic

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  7. A vegan gift basket, that is so sweet! I was pleasantly surprised with some vegan cookies this year. Sounds like you had a nice holiday!

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  8. Sounds like a wonderful Christmas! I still haven't tried Tofurky, as I've heard some so-so comments about it. Thanks for sharing your review and lovely holiday photos. :)

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  9. I went off milky latte about a year or two ago, so must give the soy latte version a go. I must check and see if they do them in the U.K. Surely they must do?!

    I know if my husband saw your new kitchen sign he woud be coveting it. It just his sense of humour.

    I too am not a fan of mock meat substitutes and this year made a vegan Brussles Sprouts pie. It was a big hit.

    Wonderful gifts esp. the vegan gift basket.
    Happy New Year to you.

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  10. Love the sign you put up in your kitchen, that is too cute! How nice that someone gave you a vegan gift basket that was very sweet. I am not the biggest fan of mock meats either unless I make them so I know what they contain. ;-)

    Enjoy your New Years Eve,
    Ali

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  11. great post! i love the hippie sign--my friends used to have this at their house in college.

    i also LOVE the tea set! it's gorgeous!

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  12. Glad you had a good Christmas! What a sweet picture of you two :) Ooo and I love that tea set. Christmas was good here, too. Not stressful at all :)

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