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Christmas Kitchen

Christmas Kitchen

Brighthouse have come up with this fantastic interactive Christmas kitchen infographic. It is full of great tips and information how to make Christmas as effortless as possible. There are some great festive recipes, idea’s to use up left over’s at Christmas (there just may be a couple of mine you will find!), tips about getting rid of stains, Christmas dinner timings, tips to organise your fridge (need to do this) and even list of Christmas movies … Read entire article »

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12 drinks of Christmas

12 drinks of Christmas

Christmas comes but once a year so let’s make it special by those little extra’s. I wrote yesterday the things I remember about Christmas as a child that stuck in my mind,  they mostly revolved around foods associated with Christmas and the whole feel of it. I struggled to remember any presents so for me it one of my things to have different goodies to enjoy and share at Christmas that the rest of the … Read entire article »

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One month to go till Christmas

One month to go till Christmas

I am really not sure how Christmas is creeping up on us. Though the younger me would say what are you even doing thinking about Christmas in November,  I mean surely wrapping presents up late on Christmas Eve or even Christmas morning is part of Christmas. The now me ( I won’t say older but you know what I mean!) is thinking that though I have done a bit of shopping I still feel like … Read entire article »

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The Bear & The Hare – John Lewis Christmas advert 2013

There are things that indicate Christmas is on its way. Items filling the shops with a somewhat seasonal theme and there is something else. Yes the Christmas adverts, I love a good advert and I actually miss them in the new year!  So I am very excited so you have to wait no longer and do not need to wait sitting through every advert break it is the one we love….. Sit and enjoy with one of my favourite songs the very much-loved John Lewis Christmas advert 2013 let the season begin! The Bear & The Hare   Hope you enjoyed it! Now to start the Christmas shopping list! … Read entire article »

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Merry Christmas x

Merry Christmas x

It’s been such a year this year, when I started here just this March I had no idea what wonderful and gorgeous people I would get to meet on the way. I feel I have made friends with people who in real every day life I would not of had the privilege to meet. I am hoping that I get to meet some of you sometime soon. With my blog, when I was thinking of the name … Read entire article »

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Running to my usual schedule!!!

Running to my usual schedule!!!

Of course I am, this is me you are talking about. It’s the 21st, remember it is only the 21st!!! Four days to the big day, the day that we plot, plan and think about for, well a lot more we should no doubt. I often think of Christmas planning *coughs* as something we (us ladies mainly) do as part of a Winter activity. Something to focus on in the sometimes grey winter, other than all the … Read entire article »

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As it is Christmas I need to confess…

As it is Christmas I need to confess…

In the last week or two my twitter news feed has been filled with excitement of things that have made me feel slightly guilty and ashamed. Do I tell them or do I just pretend otherwise. Can I really admit that I fake it, oh there it is, it’s out. I do ummmm ummmm have a *hangs head in shame* then *puts on dark glasses* an artificial Christmas tree. Oh I am sorry but let me … Read entire article »

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One carol service three different emotions

One carol service three different emotions

Yesterday was Oscar’s last carol service at Junior school. It is like lots of carol services a time for mixed feelings. A time to be happy and a time to reflect. I am not as such a religious person though I wouldn’t say I wasn’t either. But church always does something to me, it is a place that perhaps makes me more sad than happy if I am honest. Yesterday though while the younger children sang ‘Away … Read entire article »

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I blame the weather

I blame the weather

We love to blame the weather for lots of things, and the British excel in this. But sorry today I am about to blame the weather for the fact my Christmas spirit has yet to touch the surface of my toes let alone reached to the top of my head yet!!! Lets look at the evidence here. Exhibit A, photo taken on December the 1st. Now exhibit B, taken just a moment a go. So the fact that it … Read entire article »

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A Little Behind….

A Little Behind….

No, I am not talking about my derriere as it is not particularly little!!! I am in fact talking about the Christmas shopping. I think I have got all that needs posting off but no grown up wrapping paper. Which is a bit annoying as I need to join the que tomorrow at the Post Office. Quite often you can be 30-45 minutes in the que this time of year, so you really only want to … Read entire article »

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