Who would have thought I’d have had so much fun making up little cardboard pop-ups? I didn’t, and yet (as I’ve said earlier), doing so was wonderful therapy for my … Continue reading My Little Christmas Village
You know how the song goes, but I’m talking about all the fun I’ve had this month sharing all things Christmas and this is my next entry in my Christmas … Continue reading What fun it is to . . .
For Christmas this year, my sister gave me a Bunnings gift voucher, and just in case you are not aware, Bunnings IS my favourite warehouse.
What I love about this time of year is having a little spare time to do some things that have been forgotten, or perhaps neglected, throughout the year because, well, … Continue reading Ghosts From Christmases Past
Every wondered how hot it is in Australia right now?
Back in September, during Becky’s ‘In the Pink’ Square in September photo challenge, I shared a photo of my gorgeous pink (and green) caladium (see this post). Sadly though, the photo … Continue reading A Blooming Christmas Caladium
With Christmas Day in Australia done and dusted, as promised on Christmas Eve when I declared ‘I Love a New Idea‘, here is the recipe for my Choc Raspberry Ripple … Continue reading Choc Raspberry Ripple
Here’s hoping you and yours had a lovely Christmas.
One favourite Christmas Dessert in Australia is an Arnott’s Choc Ripple Cake.
I did say I would take more photos of my Christmas Village Square a few days ago, and although the construction isn’t completed, my progress photos look too good to not share.
With regard to Christmas in the mid-nineties, I was intending on sharing a story about what happened that year, sharing the impulse to drive over 1,000 miles on Boxing Day … Continue reading Christmas 1995
While out shopping for Christmas gifts, I couldn’t resist a new addition for our tree – some Jingle Bells – and they are just what I’ve always wanted.
Q: What do you do when the office doesn’t allow you to plug Christmas lights into a power outlet?
With the distribution of the Christmas Pop-ups now completed, I was blessed with myriad numbers from the left-over pile by one young lady when buying our groceries on Sunday. Slowly … Continue reading Christmas Village Square
What’s your favourite Christmas carol, or Christmas song?
Just as I thought I was busy, I spotted this little elf at a client’s home yesterday morning.
In our house, Christmas just isn’t Christmas without Pfeffernüsse, and I couldn’t resist the temptation to purchase a new variety this morning.
Hot on the heels of my list of Best Christmas Cartoons comes my list of Best Christmas Movies, however, I have to say, there are five movies that I have not included … Continue reading Best Christmas Movies
I remember when I posted photos of my Pink Jelly Beans for Becky’s ‘In the Pink’ Square in September photo challenge. Becky was so surprised to discover exactly what those pink jelly beans … Continue reading Christmas Jelly Beans
This is not what I expected to see when watering my pot plants this morning.
Sometimes you just have to sit down, put your feet up, and relax. And what better way to do that at this time of the year than with a Christmas … Continue reading Best Christmas Cartoons
As I sit here looking back at a post I’ve published at this time of the year, I also came across this little treasure from December 2015: Baked Hams, and Bah Humbugs … Continue reading Nothing Has Changed
My little Hibiscus shrub is still only small, barely 30 cm tall (approx. 12 inches), but it has a huge heart and enormous flowers.
After our first Christmas on the road was a solo affair with Dean and I celebrating on our own (see Christmas 2014), our second year was far from that thanks … Continue reading Christmas 2015