Monday, 24 December 2012

Christmas Eve

I can’t believe that it is Christmas Eve.  After an incredibly busy month on all fronts I think everything has come together for a wonderful Christmas tomorrow.

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Firstly, I had a whirlwind two day trip to Brisbane and the Gold Coast for work.  I was fortunate enough to sneak half an hour in the late afternoon to have a walk along the beach.

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The night time view from the hotel was stunning.

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Just a pity it was for work and not a holiday.

ShabbyBlogsDividerKEach year I like to make a decoration for each of my nieces for their Christmas tree. I learnt how to make these quilted balls recently, so had some fun making them. 

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They are easier than they look. That’s my sort of craft, maximum effect for minimum effort.

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We have given ourselves an early Christmas present.  We have been having internet problems at high demand times.  We are on wireless and in a bit of a hollow, so from about 7.30 of an evening till about 9.30 we have been getting no internet access, which is rather frustrating.   Mick has now installed an aerial on the roof and it seems to have improved things.  Two happy campers here.

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Finally, here is our tree and table all ready for tomorrow.  We will be having twelve family and friends for lunch. 

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After an incredibly hot day, it is now cooler and raining, which is a great Christmas present in itself.

So, from Mick and I, have a wonderful Christmas with those you love.

4 comments:

Chookyblue...... said...

lovely to chat tonight.......glad you got some rain.....we may get a bit of a storm in the next hour or 2 so it may be a late night...........the table looks lovely enjoy your day with mick......

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

The Christmas balls look fantastic so does the table....Merry Christmas to you and Mick Janice...enjoy your day tomorrow...

Susan said...

Your Christmas table looks great.....probably full of people by now! Hope you have a lovely day, and that it keeps on raining.

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

That looked like a lovely Christmas. The rain would have been the best present.