xmas 2014

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We ate lentil loaf and salad and I would have gone to bed feeling great if it hadn’t been for the chocolate and chocolate and chocolate consumed after dinner. All four of us played Catan. Dad and I finished some cryptic crosswords. I went running in my new leggings. We walked to Starbucks on Xmas day. I’d claim this is …

O Christmas Tree Tradition!

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After overthinking it a bit, I’ve realised that many traditions are just sort of born out of doing the same thing this year that we did last year without much thought. So when Mika said ‘christmas can’t be here yet cause we haven’t cut down our tree!’ it became so that a tradition would be to cut down a tree …

o christmas tree

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The best thing about living in America (besides, you know, all those other best things) is that we get to have a winter christmas. And winter christmas to me means things like mulled wine, hot cocoa, ice rinks, big warm coats, christmas lights by 430pm, the potential of snow and CUTTING DOWN OUR OWN PINE TREE. I had no idea …

Christmas in Mexico

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A beautiful blend of super hot days, very cold nights, a mind-blowing delicious leg of pork and fresh healthy salads, beautiful wine and lots of water, family & friends and plenty of cuddles for Mika. Christmas in Mexico was just how we like it – low key and relaxing. Ivan’s mum prepared the pork leg, Ivan’s brother prepared ourĀ appetizers andĀ provided …

A gift guide of sorts

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We already celebrated Christmas as I know it. I know Christmas as a huge summery meal on the eve of the 25th with our family of 4, close friends and any orphaned Christmas goers. Following the meal we usually play games late into the evening snacking on dark chocolate, strawberries, pineapple and mum’s homemade sugar-free Christmas cake. Christmas morning is …