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Showing posts with label Christmas Eve. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christmas Eve. Show all posts

Saturday 24 December 2022

Getting Ready!

 "Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit."- Kin Hubbard
Christmas Eve
Welcome to our Christmas Eve 🎄
We had a bit of lie-in.
Caught the last hour of "Sounds of the 60s"
UK Top 3 singles from 1966. 
Dave Dee,Dozy,Beaky, Mick, and Tich - Save Me 
Donovan - Sunshine Superman
 1: Tom Jones - Green, Green, Grass of Home. 
Then we had Breakfast with Brew.
Then we did the Heardles.
Heardle 60s:
My answers:
Then the thermal vest went on.
As did the coffee machine.
Now to nip out to fetch the newspaper and some wrapping paper.
Didn't have no Christmas wrapping paper left, so hubby had to have the normal wrapping paper to wrap up his presents.
Back home.
Before hubby went to wrap up his presents.
I had a liquid lunch...
Hubby went up to wrap up his presents.
I meanwhile chilled downstairs and read today's newspaper.
UK No.1 on this day in 2011:
Little Mix - Cannonball 
US No.1 on this day in 1977:
The Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love? 
Nice cup of tea before I started on tea.
Tea is served!
Now for some light entertainment↓
Sleep tea time.
Hoping for a little bit of a lie in tomorrow....🎄



Friday 24 December 2021

Got The Cake Done!

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful - Mae West
Christmas Eve
Welcome back to the Friday Feeling 🎈
Nice warm hug to start the day with.
Brew with breakfast.
Hubby still had go into work for the morning.
I gave him a sloppy wet 💋 before he left.
(He got the newspaper on the way to work)
The coffee machine went on.
The cakes went into the oven.
I wrote two blog posts.
Cakes were baked after 2 hours.
I let them cool down.
What's behind the final Advent Calender Door?
        Time for a early lunch.
Hubby sent a picture of the lunch was brought in for him↓                                    
Didn't look very nice.
I loaded up the dishwasher, 
Put it on.
Now to add brandy flavoured marzipan to it.
Then on goes the white fondant icing.
Added the decorations...↓↓
Christmas Cake
Light tea.
Now to watch a great film.
Then we watched:
Looked into today's newspaper:
Sleep Tea Time.
Now off to bed all ready for the Big Day tomorrow...




Tuesday 24 December 2019

Finally Getting Ready For Xmas!

My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running.This year we're having a change.We're going to let her in - Les Dawson.
Welcome to my Christmas Eve 🎄🤶
The alarm went off for the final time...
I had a nice cup of tea and hug in bed..
  I gave hubby a big 💋 before he left the house.
I got up to go for a quick ride...
 I bought two buckets from B&Q↑
It is still cold↓
 I had quick look in the newspaper↓
 Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam,would have been 87 years old🎈
There are two films that are loosely based on her life, both released in 1987: Wish You Were Here, about her adolescence, with Emily Lloyd in the lead role, and Personal Services, about her adult life, starring Julie Walters. 
 She died aged 82 in 2015
Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer, actor and author who is widely regarded as the "King of Latin Pop" is 48 years old 🎈
   I enjoyed a quick coffee↓
 Off to work...with some great music↓
I gets back to enjoy a lovely coffee↓
 light lunch↓
I went and wrapped all the presents ready for tomorrow...
Time for Kenny to come out and play↓
 While the cake was baking.
I caught up on the blog.
We watched a great film..
 Finished decorating the Christmas Cake↓
We finally defrosted the turkey↓
 Set the alarm for tomorrow to turn on the oven.....


Sunday 24 December 2017

No Empty Sack This Year!!

Christmas Eve
Up early before everyone else...:(
 (I will see if it happens again tomorrow!)
When everyone got up much later \o/
I fancied a nibble...
Hubby and kids went to fetch the newspaper, and some cream...
(Always needs cream at Christmas!)
 Watched more Miss Marple..
Too late for the cream...!↓↓
Back to watching James Martin's Home Comforts at Christmas....
The book will help give me more ideas..↓↓
Had something to warm me up...
I finally finished wrapping up the presents \o/
At least Santa won't moan about a empty sack this year....:)


Saturday 24 December 2016

Getting Ready For Him Tonight...

We were up very early this morning...
(Early bird gets to have a Waitrose coffee before 8am)
Nice cupcakes...
(Nice reduced price too..)
Nice Goose
Nice price...
 Used my Waitrose vouchers for money off my shopping....👍
  Nice sunrise
Presents all wrapped.
Hubby nursing a Hot toddie 
His Xmas card to me was lovely..💋💞💞
Hope you all have Merry Christmas tomorrow!