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Mistletoe Humbug

It’s the third Sunday in Advent today, so we lit another candle on the Advent ring and our daily Advent candle is going down fast, I’ve been pretty good at keeping up with it this year. We’re taking it in … Continue reading

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Advent Ring

Today is the first Sunday in Advent, a tradition from my own childhood which I have continued with is the Advent ring. It has four candles, so each Sunday we light one extra candle. I think it makes a nice … Continue reading

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Christmas Foliage

At Christmas I like to have a lot of natural foliage in my decorations, I cut holly and ivy from the back lane and various evergreens from my garden, such as osmanthus and eunonymous. The Christmas season starts with an … Continue reading

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The Christmas countdown begins

Well the countdown to Christmas has definitely begun, as I mentioned  on Sunday I love the build up to Christmas from  all the Advent traditions. Today the Advent calendars came out. I made this one nearly 20 years ago. It’s a … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent

Today is the first Sunday in Advent which in our household heralds the beginning of the Christmas season. We’ve always ‘done’ Advent in a big way, although more so when the children were little. We had a pile of Christmas … Continue reading

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Advent Sunday Candles and Stitching

I’ve been busy making my Advent ring today as it’s the first Sunday in Advent. It’s a tradition that goes back to my childhood which I’ve chosen to carry on with my family. When the children were little it marked … Continue reading

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