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Yay!:
it's Tu Beshvat - the Jewish holiday that is the holiday for Trees.:
On this day, everyone should plant a tree, and eat fruit.
Its a really really great holiday, so i wanted to spread the Joy and wish you all a great day:
Espeically since it seems to be a holiday tailor-made for this smilie
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Hooray for the trees! :

I love trees!
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I was going to post a thread all it's own about it, but this seems fitting
http://thesecomefromtrees.blogspot.com/
Stickers that help prevent waste of papertowels in public restrooms, etc.
Yay trees, givers of life ::::

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I was going to post a thread all it's own about it, but this seems fitting
http://thesecomefromtrees.blogspot.com/
Stickers that help prevent waste of papertowels in public restrooms, etc.
Yay trees, givers of life ::::
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Now I just need some snow :

to go with the trees around me :::

I didn't know about this, but I just walked in the door from the grocery store where I was buying all kinds of fruit. I had a sudden huge craving today.
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I have a case of mangoes we can share

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maybe we need a tribe of Not-Your-Mainstream-Holiday Lovers!

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Sweet! Totally worthy thing to celebrate. Feel the tree love!

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Are you now hitting on my pretend girlfriend?
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That sounds like a lovely holiday! Thanks for sharing it with us. A lot of us wouldn't have even known about it without this post. :
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yeah!!!! I ♥♥♥ that idea!

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Wait. I mean
yes. yes I am. but She hit on me first, a long time ago. :

Would you like a mango too? we have plenty - the trees on our property are starting to fruit.
Yay! Yay for mango trees! yay for trees everywhere :

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Wow, I had never heard of that. What a fantastic holiday!!!
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Wow, I had never heard of that. What a fantastic holiday!!!
yeah
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yes. yes I am. but She hit on me first, a long time ago. :

Would you like a mango too?
Helpin myself then.
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Judaism isn't all suffering and matzah balls
Sometimes we don't eat matzah balls.

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Sometimes we don't eat matzah balls.

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I tried a matzoh ball once.

Never again. Not my thing.
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I tried a matzoh ball once.

Never again. Not my thing.
ITA.
I loathe and detest matzah almost as much as shoes.
thankfully, matzah is more of a Pessach fare, for Tu Beshvat, we just get to eat fruit and plant trees : : :

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well there's just nothing like a ripe juicy mango
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we actually had sooooo many mangoes this week I made a big jar of mango chutney, and chopped up and froze heaps of them.
I love eating frozen mango chunks on hot days.
not to mention running them through the blender with a dab of coconut cream and getting icecream

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we actually had sooooo many mangoes this week I made a big jar of mango chutney, and chopped up and froze heaps of them.
I love eating frozen mango chunks on hot days.
not to mention running them through the blender with a dab of coconut cream and getting icecream
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A tree holiday?!?! Oh, yay!! Count me in!
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Ooooo, I even have a good tree lyric I should change my siggy...

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♫...and i was lookin’ up them tall redwood trees like looking up the skirt of my destiny...
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Thanks. I truly that lyric.

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