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

Day 351


Dawn


Day 352


Crackers


Day 353


Festive family get-together



Day 354


Guinness


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?