Tag Archives: Advent 2011

Christmas Day!

Before we head into 2012 I had best quickly post about our Christmas. Alf’s is HERE. We had a quiet one, with hubby working over Christmas. Not sure if it was lucky or not, but he worked nights so spent … Continue reading

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Alfie’s Christmas!

Alfie, who does make fairly regular appearances on this blog had a wonderful Christmas. Under the tree were two presents for him. As any dog owner will know, a dog has an acute sense of smell, so Alf was quite … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes

“Remembrance, like a candle, Shines brightest at Christmastime” Charles Dickens

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Birthday Cake

My dear friend dropped in this morning the birthday cake I ordered for Stuart’s birthday. Made by Carole’s Cupcakes. Isn’t it wonderful? You can read a bit more about Stuart’s special day HERE

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Virtual Advent Tour – A Very Special Day!

I am again delighted to take part in the 2011 Virtual Advent Tour hosted by Marg & Kelly. This is my first year of taking part and I am hoping that it won’t be the last. It is a wonderful way to meet … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Santa’s Around the World

A few years ago, I stumbled across a rather nice set of mugs made by Spode. Each Christmas, from 1998 until 2004, Spode released one mug featuring a Santa from a different Country. Here they are in more detail – … Continue reading

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Virtual Advent Tour – Kiva – Genealogists for Families Project

I am delighted to take part in the Virtual Advent Tour hosted by Marg & Kelly. This is my first time of taking part and I am hoping that it won’t be the last. It is a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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Blog Caroling!

Inspired by a post at Footnote Maven. The idea is to share your favourite Christmas Carol. Well, being married to a Christmas baby, I can not escape the almost weekly viewing of the film Home Alone. Four films were made, … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – 2011 Christmas Gifts

When I was a child a special treat was to hold, but not play with a bridesmaid doll my Mum had. As I grew up I learnt to appreciate the soft china, the musty smelling dress worn by the doll … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – 2011 Christmas Tree Ornaments

Originally posted in 2010, with some minor alterations. The collection of tree ornaments we have are ones that we bought from our first Christmas together. There are others that were given to us by my Mum and each year Stuart … Continue reading

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