Category Archives: Christmas

Chocolate Cookies in a Jar

One of Oli’s Christmas presents this year was a jar of ingredients for making cookies. I also made up a jar each for the Baxter’s because they both seem to enjoy cooking too and I figured that during the Christmas … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas

If you’ve been around for a couple of years, you’ll know that this goes up on Christmas Eve. I’ll add my wishes for a happy Christmas to all the boys and girls from Satchmo..

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Gifts of Christmas Past

Having established that I’m not really prepared for Christmas, I spent some time last night thinking about presents and what to get for who and how much baking I’m going to do. I’ve made mincemeat so there will be mince … Continue reading

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The usual state of complete unpreparedness

Christmas Day is in 11 days time. I have bought 2 presents. This is not unusual, while I love Christmas, I’m really bad about being in the Christmas Spirit. I think it’s because it starts too damn early. I read … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

It’s the first day of Advent, which means that I can start to think about Christmas, even if it’s not December yet!  The first Sunday of Advent is when I can start playing this year’s Christmas CD. This is the … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Who is reading blog posts on Christmas Day? Go and do something that fills you with joy. Whether that’s presents, family time, drinking before noon, yummy food or chocolate for breakfast or just a day alone with the radio/TV/a good … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas…

This is something of a tradition. It’s the end of every Christmas CD that I make and would be in consideration for one of my Desert Island Discs..

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