>

27 Dec 2015

A fairy merry Christmas


Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you are having a lovely time and finding and enjoying peace and prosperity this holiday! A few days before Christmas, I was very excited to receive my Jess
Woods parcel, carefully wrapped in pink fairy paper and decorated with ribbon and little forest vial capsule. Everything in her shop was so beautiful! I was delighted to be able to get a few second hand items as an early Christmas present, the white sailor dress and snow princess top. The forest vial was such a sweet touch and the package was so dainty and lovely and perfect.

Here is a little Christmas tag I put together to show a little of what I got up to on Christmas day; I think Oscar got a little overwhelmed by all of the excitement and even burst in to tears once or twice, bless him! I still have my Japan Candy giveaway going on - go here to check it out!! 

. Real or artificial tree? Always a real tree! It feels glorious to have the real thing in my front room, as well as keeping a little bit of nature inside. It reminds me of Christmastime every time I catch a whiff of the pine needles, smelling like deep, snowy forests, and I make sure to place something below it to catch the needles in case they fall off. Our tree has been so good this year: lush velvety, leathery needles that barely fall off!

Favourite Christmas ornament/decoration? This is the first tree of our own since moving out so we bought/made all of our decorations new for it! I really love the idea of collecting a special new one each year, so you have a shiny new bauble as a souvenir of those memories. On our tree we have warm white lights that give it a cosy, traditional, old-fashioned esque feel, gold bells and hearts, green and gold tinsel and our first special bauble: a large shimmery pink teardrop one I found in Homebase.

. What are your Christmas traditions? Winter walking down the lanes: I love seeing people and wishing them a Merry Christmas, everyone is always in such good spirits! It makes me feel so cheerful. Also, being with my family and watching them open presents, eating special foods only reserved for Christmas time, playing card games, watching Doctor Who and playing on Minecraft on the Candy texture pack at the moment, it's sooo cute! In the evenings I often like to find a quiet corner to read: my book of the moment is The Ice Twins by S.K Tremayne!

. Name your favourite festive food? Can I choose at least five? Definitely roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, or cake with rum butter icing (my mum loves to make these, I love to eat them!)

. A warm or cold Christmas? I think if I was ever to go away at Christmas I would leap at the chance to go somewhere snowy. There is nothing more magical than a white Christmas for me! Although I do miss the warm temperatures when winter hits us. Sadly at the moment we have more floods and rain so fingers crossed it won't dampen the festive spirits.

. Jazz music or Classical? Ahhh both?! I have so much love for classical at the moment.

. Favourite Christmas presents? I'm so happy I was able to receive some things from my wishlist! It reminds me how lucky I am to have people to celebrate the season with and a safe, cosy, warm place to do so. I really treasure the moments watching others opening things! Oscar has had some lovely toys and treats, including jingly In the Night Garden rocking figures and a special dessert to try - and still has more to open!


I hope you are having Happy Holidays! I've been super anxious lately but still managed to have a lovely time with my family. I'm excited to just chill, visit family, compose posts, winter walk and eat way too much for the next ten days of Christmas! Will you be doing a tag of your own? If you do, please let me know in the comments as I love reading them!

What did you receive/get up to for Christmas? 

28 comments:

  1. Aw such a cute post, I can't believe Christmas has already come and gone! X
    graciousghost.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Adele! The holidays always go so fast, especially when we are having fun, it is always the way! Have a lovely NYE and day! :D ♡

      Delete
  2. Lovely post dear! Have a great week! xx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Beauty, hope you're enjoying the holidays! :D ♡

      Delete
  3. Nice post, have a good day

    http://historiassparacontarr.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Diana, you too!! ♡

      Delete
  4. All of your posts are so whimsical I swear, Elizabeth <3 All your Christmas traditions are so sweet~
    xxx
    She Will Be

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Awwww thanks so much Sylvia! Wishing you a lovely NYE and day, hope you had lovely holidays! :D ♡

      Delete
  5. I've actually just put up a what I got for Christmas post if you fancy a nosey. I'm glad you've had a lovely Christmas and I hope you have a fantastic new year.
    What I got for Christmas - Coleoftheball xx

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Nicole, just had a nosey and left you a comment! I love your blog! Thanks so much - you too, wishing you a lovely NYE and day too! :D ♡

      Delete
  6. This was such a sweet post. I loved finding out more about your Christmas. The packaging and the clothes were very beautiful. Mind checking out my latest post? I mentioned you in it!
    www.rosieauthorwriting.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Rosie! I love finding out about others' Christmasses too, I love those posts xD your blog is looking beautiful! wishing you a Happy New Year! :D ♡

      Delete
  7. Really lovely Christmas Q&A I enjoyed reading it!

    http://sarawritesadiary.blogspot.si/

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Sara, wishing you happy holidays! :D ♡

      Delete
  8. oh, this was such a great post! watching doctor who on christmas (right?? :), winter walking down lanes, roast potatoes, shiny baubles - they're all giving me the christmas vibes all over again ♥

    thanks for sharing!
    XXX -nameless writing

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Awww thank you!! Haha totally, all of those things make up Christmas for me :D I love these traditions! ♡

      Delete
  9. Great share! Happy holidays! XO
    Lauren-Blair
    www.prefertobedemure.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Lauren! Happy holidays and New Year to you too! :D ♡

      Delete
  10. I would love to have a white christmas, but I refuse to have a white christmas that's anywhere other than the uk since I want to have it in my own country haha, sounds so lame! Your christmas traditions are so cute, Great post! x
    Minae ♥ MinaekeiLatest Blog Post!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi Jasmine! Haha I totally know what you mean, I really miss the times we've managed to have a white Christmas, we never seem to get the snow on time haha! Thanks so much - wishing you a lovely New Year! :D ♡

      Delete
  11. This is such a lovely tag! I enjoyed reading about your Christmas traditions, and like you, I always prefer a real tree rather than an artificial one! I just love the smell of a real Christmas tree. :) <3

    Kay
    http://shoesandglitter.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Awww thanks so much Kay! The smell is sooo good, I love when I'm sat next to it in the evenings xD I'll definitely miss it when it has to go. Wishing you a lovely New Year! :D ♡

      Delete
  12. Teach me how to edit pictures as magical as yours ~ ~ ~
    Happy holidays, I wish you the best!

    Ohdearmilk ✧・゜*

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Awwww thanks so much Rari!! Happy holidays to you too, and a lovely New Year! :D ♡

      Delete
  13. Such pretty pictures!!! Love them! I love reading about how others enjoy Christmas!!! Its the best! Happy New Years!!!

    Danielle
    http://www.blushblossom.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Danielle!! :D That's so kind, wishing you a lovely New Year! ♡

      Delete
  14. Such beautiful packaging and a lovely dress. I hope you had a fantastic Christmas!

    Amy - Four Cats Plus Us

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hello! Thank you for this useful and informative stuff. I hope you'll continue to write such helpful article!
    do assignment for me

    ReplyDelete

back to top