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“I wish every night could be like Christmas Eve..”

Christmas Eve is traditionally spent getting up early to get the fresh bits in for Christmas day, cooking ham, making mince pies and having a family meal of cold meat and salad in the evening.

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This year was no exception! We also celebrated my Dad’s birthday (which is tomorrow) a day early so he could enjoy his presents. Particularly as we’ll be busy with these bits…



THEN we had the Christmas Eve boxes…a tradition we started only last year and which involves putting together a box of goodies for each ‘couple’ in the immediate family. Take a look at what we got this year…!

6 4 3To all who celebrate it, Merry Christmas – enjoy the day and the special moments with family, that’s what it’s all about in the end :)

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“A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.”
― Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This weekend I have been gift wrapping in preparation for Christmas! Lots of sellotape, wrapping paper and bows. It’s great fun. I’m probably one of the few people in the world who actually enjoys wrapping presents, and I even end up wrapping for most of the family as well.



I’ve never made them pretty enough to be photographed, but wrapping paper just gets more and more intriguing every year. This kind is what William terms ‘Old Lady Wrapping Paper.’ He then proceeded to take great joy in wrapping up one of his male friends presents in it!


So if you have any presents you want wrapping, send them my way! I have better wrapping paper too – the above was from Next!


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