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Thursday, 24 December 2009

Christmas Eve

I have just done my little table decoration and have the pastry ready and waiting for my mince pies...

.... my radio tuned to Radio 4 ready for Carols from Kings my Christmas can begin!

Last year I couldn't find these pretty silk roses and thought they had been lost in the move just a couple of weeks earlier so we didn't have the usual decoration but this year they turned up again - not lost at all just having a rest!

I bought several of these candle rings in Debenhams sale for just 25p each many years ago having some idea of using them in the making of a bag or something but they never got that far - however I thought them so realistic looking that I incorporated them into some real greenery and my tradition was born.

No berries on the holly? No problem as I have these artificial berries again donkey's years old but which do the job nicely and don't go all shrivelled and dull either!

I am off now to make the mince pies - hope that you are all where you wanted to be at Christmas and that Christmas is whatever you had hoped it might be for you and your families. Thank you for all your support and encouragement my blogging friends and I will look forward to catching up with you all again after the festivities.


  1. Beautiful centrepiece! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  2. Merry Christmas to you, Jane! Hope you have a very special Day. Hugs.

  3. Wonderful! Merry Christmas to you all. "See" you in the New Year

    Kate x

  4. Beautiful table decoration! Just caught up with your previous post too. I do hope D is OK and you of course - you must take care of yourselves!

    Have a wonderful Christmas with your family Jane - see you soon!

    Jeanne x

  5. That's lovely. Have a wonderful Christmas.

  6. Merry Christmas Jane! I hope you and your family have a wonderful day!

  7. Wow... is that green grass I see. I miss that sooooo much. So....

    Thanks sweetie for sharing you new birdie house. So nice to see some color. On top of the Ice Storm on Christmas Eve, we are digging out of 12 inches of new snow today.... We try to get a post up soon. So, glad to hear you had a wonderfully relaxing day.

    Hugs, Kate - The Garden Bell

  8. Beautiful table decoration, I may just go make some mince pies myself!!
    Have a very happy new year and thank you very much for always visiting my blog and will look forward in following you in 2010!!!
    Lucy xx

  9. Happy New Year... and the table decoration is so pretty.

  10. Bringing up the rear and hoping you had a fabulous time. Those roses are gorgeous!


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