Tag Archives: Christmas

Dec 18th, 2009

Friday Fragments and Linkfest No. 13

Hosted by Mrs4444. I won’t be around to comment on everyone else’s Friday Fragments till early next week, we’re off camping at the beach for the weekend – wish us good weather and kid-friendly surf! **** Monday morning’s car trip to school conversation went like this – Tom: Mum, how old do you have to […]

Dec 13th, 2009

Party time!

Our Christmas party on Saturday afternoon and evening seemed to go well, I certainly had fun and I’m pretty sure I wasn’t the only one. We began the afternoon with the traditional sharing of diseases. What? That’s not part of your usual Christmas celebrations? Viv, aka tigtog, fared particularly badly on the contagion front. A […]

Dec 3rd, 2009

The ghost of Christmas past

Once upon a time my Christmas day started with getting up as early as I thought I could get away with and seeing what was in the pillowslip on the end of my bed. I still have very clear memories of finding books and games in there. The books were my favourite presents. The pillowcase […]

Dec 1st, 2009

I’m really rather fond of this time of year

Here we are at the beginning of December, my house is strewn with Christmas decorations, the kids have decorated the tree, we have strings of lights ready to festoon the garden, I have all my special Christmas candles out, the Advent calendar is hanging by the dining table, there’s Christmas music loaded up on the […]

Nov 29th, 2009

Christmas is invading my loungeroom

Not that we’re putting up much resistance or anything. However, I’m a little concerned that it’s not just Christmas that has a foothold in our house…Click here if you can’t see the embedded video.

Nov 28th, 2009

Christmas party time!

Just a quick note to extend an invitation to the lovely Hoydenizens About Town and also to anyone else I should have contacted already but have by some hideous oversight missed. We’re hosting our usual Christmas party again this year When: Sat 12th Dec from 4pm till lateWhere: At our placeWhat: Open house – come […]