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Advent Calendar 2012 – Grab Bag

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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Advent Calendar 2012 – Christmas Cookies

Last Christmas I took part in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Exchange. I had planned to participate this year too, but the nominations were open whilst we were in Australia and I forgot to complete the form when we came … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Border Terrier Under the Mistletoe!

Submitted as part of Postcard Friendship Friday hosted by The Best Hearts are Crunchy 

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Advent Calendar 2012 – Santa Claus

I wrote previously about my Santa experience. You can read about that HERE. As I don’t think I have ever written a Dear Santa letter, I thought perhaps this was the year. Now, this is not going to be a … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2012 – Christmas Cards

I remember both my Mum and Grandmother sending cards, but not how many or what happened to them. I have a few old cards, perhaps the last one received from a particular relative, or those with a photograph or letter. … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2012 – Christmas Tree Ornaments

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 and I buy at least one ornament to … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls – 2012 Christmas Geneameme

Playing along with Pauline from Family History Across the Seas here is THE 2012 CHRISTMAS GENEAMEME Do you have any special Xmas traditions in your family? – I think I have adapted the things I did as a child into my … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – 2012 Holiday Foods

This post was originally posted in 2010. My Grandmother always used to buy hamper coupons from the Unigate milkman, I don’t know if she received any special discount as my Grandfather had worked for them up until he retired, but … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – 2012 Christmas Tree

Back in 2010 I talked about the Christmas trees I had a child, you can read that post HERE and last year, I approached the theme a little differently; and you can read that post HERE. This year I am taking … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – High Street, Guildford

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