Category Archives: Christmas

Handmade Christmas: Fudge

We are 11 days away from Christmas and I find myself in my usual just before Christmas mood, recovering from my December cold, half sorted and with a seemingly huge to do list. This year has been much easier, I … Continue reading

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Ginvent Pop-Up 2017

Last year Ma and I went to the ginvent pop up and had such a good afternoon that this year we went and brought friends.The set up was a little different from last year, with the vibe being more social … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Last year I played Christmas music from 1st December and it was glorious. So I’m doing it again this year and as advent is the time for Christmas music here it is. Hark … Continue reading

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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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