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Shopping Around the World – REMINDER

Shopping Around the World is so much fun to see the various prices around the world!

Me and my pal Fozzie started Shopping Around the World in April.  This has become a huge hit and we all want to know if we are paying more or less than everyone else – snorts.  We are going to do it again this month on Wednesday, December 31st.

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Do a posting on your blog linked back to mine.  That way we can keep track of all of the different prices.  It should be interesting to see the differences between.  Mark your calendar so you can do a posting with us.

Items to price this month:

  • Soup – It is that time of the year here in the States for soup – shivers.  What is your favorite can/container to buy and how much is it?
  • Christmas Trees – Since it’s Christmas time, how much are real trees going for in your area?
  • Cold Medicine – Tis the season to get sick 🙂 Mom has had to buy some for daddy lately and she couldn’t believe the price of it – OMP!  List what kind you normally keep on hand/price.
  • Hot Drink – During the cold season, what do you keep on hand for something hot – whether it’s coffee, tea, hot chocolate, hot toddy, etc.  Name what you have/price
  • Random Item of your choice.

Come join the fun of Shopping Around the World – mark your calendars

Wednesday, December 31st.

Thank you very much for your ideas for the monthly listing. If you have any more suggestions to be added to my on-going list, please email them to me.

 
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Posted by on 12/26/2014 in Bacon, Shopping Around the World

 

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Shopping Around the World – Mark Your Calendars

Shopping Around the World is so much fun to see the various prices around the world!

Me and my pal Fozzie started Shopping Around the World in April.  This has become a huge hit and we all want to know if we are paying more or less than everyone else – snorts.  We are going to do it again this month on Wednesday, December 31st.

.

Do a posting on your blog linked back to mine.  That way we can keep track of all of the different prices.  It should be interesting to see the differences between.  Mark your calendar so you can do a posting with us.

Items to price this month:

  • Soup – It is that time of the year here in the States for soup – shivers.  What is your favorite can/container to buy and how much is it?
  • Christmas Trees – Since it’s Christmas time, how much are real trees going for in your area?
  • Cold Medicine – Tis the season to get sick 🙂 Mom has had to buy some for daddy lately and she couldn’t believe the price of it – OMP!  List what kind you normally keep on hand/price.
  • Hot Drink – During the cold season, what do you keep on hand for something hot – whether it’s coffee, tea, hot chocolate, hot toddy, etc.  Name what you have/price
  • Random Item of your choice.

Come join the fun of Shopping Around the World – mark your calendars

Wednesday, December 31st.

Thank you very much for your ideas for the monthly listing. If you have any more suggestions to be added to my on-going list, please email them to me.

 
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Posted by on 12/05/2014 in Bacon, Shopping Around the World

 

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31 Days of Spook – Moon River Brewing Company

Mom/dad go to Tybee Island, Georgia every year – just a little hop, skip and jump for a short vacation to de-stress. They try to go to some of their regular places every year like the Moon River Brewing Company located in Savannah, Georgia. (This restaurant is located on West Bay Street and about 12-14 miles from Tybee Island.) Here’s a picture of the restaurant from the outside.

This restaurant has been featured on a lot of television shows and is suppose to be super haunted.Moon River Brewing Company is one of Savannah’s oldest buildings that was originally built in 1821. It was the City Hotel and was the first hotel and post office in the town. The hotel actually closed when General Sherman led the union army through Georgia. By the time General Sherman actually made it to Savannah, the town was like a ghost town and the buildings were deserted.

In 1990, the building was renovated and the Moon River Brewing Company was opened. Since then, there have been numerous accounts of hauntings and ghosts. People have seen bottles being thrown, people have been touched, pushed and even slapped by unknown ‘ghosts’. One time, Ghost Hunters actually went to the location and caught on camera the dark figure of “Toby” who hides out in the billiard room playing. Even Toby has been known to push customers or workers.

There’s also spooks on the top floors that are still to this day unrenovated… to us. A glowing white apparition has been seen on these floors that is believed to be a worker who died at the hotel in the late 1800’s. In the 1990’s when the Moon River Brewing Company was attempting to renovate the top floors, the foreman’s wife was violently pushed down the staircase.

So mom/dad have braved the stories and have ventured into this restaurant to dine in the past. They prefer to go for dinner when the lights are low creating just the right atmosphere for spooks. They can see and hear the activity from the bar area, the laughter of customers and workers all who were oblivious to the supernatural happenings – or were they?.

Mom highly recommends an awesome blackberry Martini.  She says that it has quote, “Some wicked spirits in it”. I don’t think it was the kind of spirits that go boo in the middle of the night though. Dad says the wait staff disappear for a while as well but again I don’t think it was supernatural. Dad also says every time they go to this restaurant someone eats all of his delicious Tacodilla too. Personally I just don’t think he remembers eating it because he snarfs it it down so quickly because it’s delicious – snorts. And just for those few who are wondering what the pig is a Tacodilla – here’s the scoop of what he said. A cheese quesadilla folded like a taco and filled with smoked brisket, pico de gallo and chipotle sauce. It does sound good, huh?

And there was another disappearance that mom/dad always report. Their money when the check comes – snorts. Okay so they’ve never experienced anything per say haunted happening during their dining experiences in the past. But they do report that it has an electric feeling of something spooky.

 
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Posted by on 10/21/2014 in Bacon

 

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31 Days of Spook – Day 20

Welcome to Day 20 of my 31 Days of Spook my friends. Count Baconula here ready to spook you 🙂 As you know, mom/dad are at Tybee Island, Georgia on a short little vacation to destress. They went to dinner last night at the Moon River Brewing Company located in Savannah, Georgia. (This restaurant is located on West Bay Street and about 12-14 miles from Tybee Island.) Here’s a picture of the restaurant from the outside.

This restaurant has been featured on a lot of television shows and is suppose to be super haunted. So of course, mom/dad had to choose this restaurant to eat dinner at last night. See, what adventurers my mom/dad are. They reported everything back to me. First though, a little history.

Moon River Brewing Company is one of Savannah’s oldest buildings that was originally built in 1821. It was the City Hotel and was the first hotel and post office in the town. The hotel actually closed when General Sherman led the union army through Georgia. By the time General Sherman actually made it to Savannah, the town was like a ghost town and the buildings were deserted.

In 1990, the building was renovated and the Moon River Brewing Company was opened. Since then, there have been numerous accounts of hauntings and ghosts. People have seen bottles being thrown, people have been touched, pushed and even slapped by unknown ‘ghosts’. One time, Ghost Hunters actually went to the location and caught on camera the dark figure of “Toby” who hides out in the billiard room playing. Even Toby has been known to push customers or workers.

There’s also spooks on the top floors that are still to this day unrenovated… to us. A glowing white apparition has been seen on these floors that is believed to be a worker who died at the hotel in the late 1800’s. In the 1990’s when the Moon River Brewing Company was attempting to renovate the top floors, the foreman’s wife was violently pushed down the staircase.

So mom/dad braved the stories they have heard and ventured into the restaurant last night. They went for dinner so the lights were down low creating just the right atmosphere for spooks. They saw the bar area, could hear the laughter of customers and workers all who were oblivious to the supernatural happenings – or were they?.

Mom ordered an awesome blackberry Martini and did say it had some wicked spirits in it. I don’t think it was the kind of spirits she was looking for though. Dad said that the waitress disappeared for a while as well but again I don’t think it was supernatural. Dad also said that someone ate all of his delicious Tacodilla too. Personally I just don’t think he remembered eating it because he snarfed it it down so quit because it was delicious – snorts. And just for those few who are wondering what the pig is a Tacodilla – here’s the scoop of what he said. A cheese quesadilla folded like a taco and filled with smoked brisket, pico de gallo and chipotle sauce. It does sound good, huh?

And there was another disappearance they reported. Their money when the check came – snorts. Okay so nothing per say haunted happened during their meal. But they did report that it had the electric feeling of something spooky and would definitely go back. They gave it two hooves up… because anything more they would tumble over – snorts.

Hopefully they will report more later on their adventures. Have a spooky day my friends!

 
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Posted by on 10/20/2013 in Bacon

 

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