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Posted: 24/12/2015 at 15:28

Lovely cake. Very classy

Time for a quick sit down.  Missing teeth were found, but only after an extensive search that involved the movement of all the bedroom furniture, revealing lots of places that my duster never reaches.

Got nearly all our prep done (to Carols from Kings here too...followed by Perry Como's Christmas album, because it was my Mum's favourite) .....about to head off to a christingle service.  Will dress the turkey later - before i have too many mulled wines.

Hope you are all enjoying your Christmas Eve's .....with luck I will pop in tomorrow morning before the rest of my household stirs......might try Bob Dylan here too


Posted: 24/12/2015 at 08:56

Morning all - first task of the day is to help FiL find his teeth, which he seems to have misplaced.  He had them last night, and our house isn't that big, so shouldn't be an impossible task ....but it wasn't one I had anticipated on my to do list

.....after that I am off to the butchers to get me turkey .....laters peeps

'Twas the night before Christmas...a little homage

Posted: 24/12/2015 at 08:47

Quite brilliant My favourite poem of the season.  You've brought a little tear of happiness to my eye (I'm a soppy old mare)

"Show us ya baubles!"

Posted: 23/12/2015 at 17:44

How lovely to see you BM. Have a merry christmas and look forward to you popping in come 2016


Posted: 23/12/2015 at 08:56

Morning.  At last, some blue sky and a bit of a chill in the air

Getting up in a bit, then making a chocolate mousse before I brave the SM later.  Both Dad's arriving later today, and a Christmas dinner at our next door neighbours this evening. Sniffles subsiding here - hope Wonky's and Fidget's are in retreat too.

Flooding news awful


Posted: 22/12/2015 at 19:48

Absolutely Tbird ....mine's a latte


Posted: 22/12/2015 at 19:05

Great news Hosta pleased they can get you back fighting fit again

Just made a couple of batches of biscuits (loose term - actually it was Mars Bar cake from a Blue Peter recipe in the seventies .....been made in our family every year since, and rich tea biscuit cake ....think you get the picture).

Last supermarket shop tomorrow - need to work myself up for that ordeal

All presents wrapped and under the tree ....and thats everything on my list for today.  I'm like you Topbird - can't function without multiple lists.  Is it to early for a glass f wine??



Posted: 22/12/2015 at 14:19

Afties all - just popped in for a nosey whilst having a cuppa - busy, busy, busy here

Mr C's first day back went well - apart from endless recounting of his "what happened to you then" tale.  Means he can go back after the holidays with all of the hows ya father out of the way.

OMG Steve - so glad everyone was safe.  I know that road well - I actually pass your vets every Monday evening on my way to Pilates fact it made me smile wryly to see the headline that the road was closed ....that bl***dy road has been closed for some roadworks or another for the majority of 2015 !!  Next time I swing by I will wave, now that I know you are there

"Show us ya baubles!"

Posted: 22/12/2015 at 13:54

Ok - not quite a tree, but it has baubles on it, so I think it counts.  This is littlest chicklets christmas creation (although it was me that baked the cake)




Posted: 21/12/2015 at 18:06

Sympathies to Wonky - woke up with snivels here too, that are so far being kept at bay by day nurse - think its my body's natural reaction to finishing work for the year

However, cake iced ....very pleased.  Will share pics tomorrow when I have sourced a bit of ribbon to tie round it.

Think we are off for a family trip to the local curry house this evening celebrate the fact that we are all in .... although I guess that means we won't be in after all

Good luck with the surgeon tomorrow Hosta 

And if Pdoc is looking in.....we are thinking of you

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