Actually its evening as I type this. I have taken to my bed and have the electric blanket warming me, as the West Wing (series seven) plays in the background. I have twinkly lights on the garland that I made around my window and candles flickering away. I’m starting to feel more and more festive.
I have enjoyed the last few weeks so much, lunches and dinners and chatting with friends and making time to say the things that I want to say all year around. I love the time that Christmas gives to celebrate friendships and family.
Next week will be busy. I’m working until Thursday evening and have fun things to look forward to, like a second Secret Santa lunch tomorrow, a trip to Harrods for a last minute gift, cocktails in town, and a few bits of baking still to be done. Mum and I are still perusing the cookbooks and looking at ideas for buffet food which we do enjoy along with cheese and ham in the evening. We have however started eating the Christmas cake that I made since the middle of the week and it is still soft and fruity and really, really good.
I am so pleased that I went with a green and white theme in my bedroom. I have found it really calming but festive at the same time. Do you like the garland?
The rest of the house is also decorated and we have changed things around this year with the garlands in different places this year, like along the stairs, and lights in the kitchen this year.
I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful start to 2012. I’m going to be updating the site in between Christmas and the New Year and will be back with better posts from the beginning of 2012. Thank you for visiting me here and for the kind comments that you have left me this year. I have loved them all.