It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas ….
today we have had an “at home” day, and apart from collecting the turkey, we haven’t been out at all.
The table has been set (with lots of input from my daughters), including the crackers of course!
We have a silver and blue theme going on.
I also decorated the light in the dining room for the first time, inspired by another blog I discovered on the annual home tour of Christmas decor.
The stuffing has been made, a pavlova in the oven, spuds and parsnips peeled, sprouts prepared, serving dishes allocated……. you can read about what I usually cook on Christmas Day HERE
My son as been sort of willingly posing for photos – looking like a wee elf, and I’m not sure if he would go on the Naughty or Nice list today!
He and I have left out a snack for Santa – this year, not quite sure why, it has been decided to give him 2 cookies, 2 mince pies, 2 carrots for Rudolf but only ONE glass of port!
We are back in from our walk to enjoy the neighbours Christmas lights – always fun to see, and one of our Christmas Eve traditions. This is the front of our house this Christmas
For the first time my daughters will join my husband at the Christmas Eve communion service. We recently realised they thought their dad went out at 9pm on Christmas Eve to buy a last minute present for me …..not to go to church!
Do you have any Christmas Eve traditions? Or memories of Christmas Eve as a child? Please share!
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