mandag 24. desember 2012

Happy Birthday JESUS and a very blessed Christmas to everyone

The meaning of Christmas
Gift of gifts

The chest of drawers in my bathroom
dressed for Christmas
We had a snow storm last weekend
glad I`m not a tractor
looks cold...
We had another snow storm last night
and had to dig out the rabbits house again.
They have heat on iside and are happily warm and cosy...
noone cold or hungry for Christmas
The edges of the road look like this now,
well over 100cm of snow
and huge drifts in places.
- 5 this morning and the howling wind has died down
making it quite pleasant. My mum and I went for a lovely walk along the road to get a breath of fresh air while the Turkey is roasting. Won`t be goint to church today as the roads are pretty bad after the storm. Got stuck out driving last night and wow was that awful, the road was gone many places and I had to more or less guess where it was. Can`t live here without a 4wd car.
We celebrate Julaften in Norway, which is Christmas eve, with parcels and dinner five o`clock.
As I grew up in an English - South African home, I have stockings and Father Christmas coming in the night, Turkey, mince pies, christmas cake as well as all the norwegian traditions. My grandfather was afterall Norwegian :)
We have the best of both worlds so to speak.
Happy Christmas
God Jul
everyone :)!

mandag 3. desember 2012

A little Christmas decorating has begun

My Kitchen
this corner is where we have all our meals.
I don`t have a dining room anymore but chose an open solution between lounge and kitchen.
The table is from 1940 and oak.
It can be extended to about three metres.

Kitchen treasures on display

Love this little shelf/open cupboard
and all that is in it -
memories for both my husband and I.
Small things from our childhoods -
put together in one place.

Christmas crafting evening and parcel game with my children. my mum and my sisters children -
a chistmas tradition
Under here somewhere there are angels, appels, candles, a squirrel and more...
not complaining though...
I love snow...
the last lot is light and fluffy and chistmasy :)
- 10 Celsius and fabulous.

Melvin hates the snow and cold!
We have been trying for a couple of weeks to get him used to enjoying the outdoor...
but he yeowls at the top of his little voice and climbs up my daughters back...
perching on her head like a miserable parrot
claws out
fur in a fluff!
Wish my followers and anyone who might pop in
a good week
take time to enjoy the moment.
A very warm welcome to new followers! Lovely to have you along!
Blessings Pam
p.s. thank you for lovely comments :) I will be checking in on you all this ev.