Thursday, 31 December 2015

Week Fifty Two, the end of the year

Day 358

Our post-midwinter solstice celebration table (we like to keep it simple).

Day 359

Three wise (or wine?) men

Day 360

Family cards have pride of place on the mantle shelf

Day 361

As one of the wise men who visited on 25th is vegan, we saved our turkey until 27th

Day 362

Knitted cardies for the four gorgeous granddaughters

Day 363

We still have a few mince pies left

Day 364

As we made the decision to do the sky first, progress is slow on the jigsaw puzzle this year.

Day 365

The newest member of the family, Stan the grandkitten, wishes you a peaceful and relaxing new year.

How was your year?

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Week Fifty One

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Day 353

Festive family get-together

Day 354


Day 355

Christmas cards

Day 356

The hyacinths that I grew myself from bulbs are nowhere near ready, so I went out and bought some.

Day 357

However, our four-year-old Peace Lily has decided to flower for the first time.

How was your week?

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Advent Calendar Day 22

Happy Mid-winter Solstice

Linking with Julie

Monday, 21 December 2015

Advent Calendar Day 21

Another batch of home-made vegan mince pies

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Advent Calendar Day 20

You might think that alcohol plays a big part in our festive celebrations, and you would be correct.

Advent Calendar Day 19

We had our annual family festive get-together, a great time was had by all

Linking with Julie

Friday, 18 December 2015

Advent Calendar Day 18

With only one week to go, I think the Baileys will be opened this evening.

Linking with Julie

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Week Fifty

Day 344

Lazing in the bath takes on a whole new level of relaxation with this lovely scented candle burning while I soak.

Day 345

Wetherspoons is looking very seasonal . . .

Day 346

. . . as is our mantle shelf in the front room.

Day 347

Mince pies have been specially home-made for GO the vegan

Day 348

It's been so mild, all the plants think it's spring,

Day 349

. . . as do the daffodil bulbs.

Day 350

Slightly earlier than usual, because we think it's going to be difficult, we have started our annual jigsaw puzzle.

How was your week?