Thank you for stopping by, I hope you enjoy your visit and leave with a smile! Love Thea x

Monday, 23 December 2013

Yuletide Blessings to you all *~*


I wish you all a very Happy Christmas time...
We are ready and waiting....for our family and festive fun to start
Ted is ready too....
Wassail punch is nearly ready..

Baking for the little ones done...
We have a little more excitement here too as my daughter is expecting her second baby Boxing Day!!...I wonder... blue or pink...
I hope she manages to eat her dinner, she has ask me to keep it warm for her if she goes into labour!
So thank you for all for your kind words and special thoughts over the past year..They mean the world to me..Bless you all Thea xx






Thursday, 19 December 2013

A Winter Feast *~*

Cake is ready...
Filo mince pies made from fat free homemade mincemeat..ready..
Canapes...ready..

 
Sausage rolls and more canapes.. ready...
Homemade sweets ready...
Getting there...xx



Sunday, 15 December 2013

Wreath for Yuletide...

My wreath is on my door to welcome the Yuletide in...
As a florist I have always drawn inspiration from nature and my surroundings...
Fashions come and go and believe me I have seen a few...In the past I have been asked to produce wreaths with baubles, bows, feathers and even musical instruments
But the wreaths I love are the natural ones...
This year I gathered all my material from my garden (except the cones).. with love




Yuletide Greetings...Thea xx





Thursday, 12 December 2013

The Tree is Dressed *~*

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Just a little post ...
to celebrate the Christmas Tree...

It is such a pleasure to decorate a tree chosen to share our special days ahead...
to hang decorations that mean so much..
  to hang a few new ones picked up along the way..
alongside the old vintage ones...

 and of course the childhood ones....
and last of all the handmade ones..




 I am off now to catch a glimpse of all your lovely Festive blogs....Thea xx

Sunday, 8 December 2013

The Reindeer Who Had Lost His Sparkle *~*

I have mentioned before my love for reindeers ....

 Photos from my trip to the Cairgorms,Scotland to meet them...

 When we lived in Cornwall, for our first Christmas together, Fin bought me a Wicker reindeer..he was lovely full of magical lights,  he even moved his head!
Picture taken in 2007 outside our cottage....alas each year he became a little shabby ( he blew down in several gales) and parts of him failed to light up and eventually his neck seized up!
We moved up to the Moorlands and of course I bought him with me ( even though by this time only his head and front legs light up)....a few weeks ago Fin found him in the loft folded up in his box, and to my delight he announced that he was going to mend him and make him shine again....
He painstakingly took all the old lights off and re clipped brand new ones...and then took himself off to the garage and made him a sleigh...Bless him
So now I have a little wonderland outside my door, my reindeer looks very happy ( he still has a stiff neck, but he has a sleigh to pull so no time for looking around)...I cannot wait for my little granddaughter to see the lights....warm wishes Thea xx






Friday, 6 December 2013

My Little House is Feeling Festive...

I have started to decorate the house....



 A little potted tree stood in the kitchen...



Greenery in the hall....

Twigs hung from the light.....



The Sitting room is smiling...








I picked a bunch of greenery from the garden...
Now just a tree is needed.....Happy Weekend ...Thea xx