13th Dec, 2010


I love Christmas decorations. I’ve spent a good chunk of the last 2 days decorating my living room. I’ve not taken photos yet, but here are some I took last year of some of my favourites. I bring them out every year!

Here’s my Tree

It looks pretty similar this year but with a few more lights as I decided to buy some new ones.…

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12th Dec, 2010

Mary's Boy Child.

I love that song, reminds me of my Nanna and just fills my heart with Christmas joy. I think I’ve mentioned it before, actually. Anyway, today in church we were focusing on Mary and my vicar made a wonderful point and it got me thinking. So, I’ve done what any author would do, I’ve written a short story about it!…

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11th Dec, 2010

Christmas Crackers!


One of the best things about Christmas meals isn’t edible at all, it’s the crackers you pull before you start to eat. I think the Christmas cracker is a fairly British thing, but it is something we could never have a festive meal without. The cracker is essentially a rolled up tube of paper with things inside and tied at both ends.…

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9th Dec, 2010

Christmas Chocolate Biscuits.


That’s cookies to those across the pond! I’m bringing you a Blissemas Present today in the form of theses deliciously moreish chocolatey treats. Recipe Courtesty of Nigella Lawson.



Makes approx 25 Biscuit: 250g soft butter 150g caster sugar 40g cocoa powder 300g plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarb of soda 1 tsp baking powder

Topping: 2 x 15ml tablesp cocoa powder 175g icing sugar 60ml boiling water, from a kettle 1 tsp vanilla extract Christmas Sprinkles

Preheat oven, 170deg C/ gas mark 3 Line baking tray with baking paper.…

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7th Dec, 2010

5 songs of Blissemas!


1, We wish you a merry Blissemas. Of course, it’s a classic.
2, It’s Blissemas! Oh yes it is. :)
3, Jingle Blisse, Jingle Blisse, Jingle all the way! Nothing like a good jingle to get me in the Christmas mood.
4,Blisse Christmas It’s nto quite the title of a film but close enough!…

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