Christmas traditions – shopping for our Christmas tree

Does your family have any Christmas traditions? As a child I can remember how, every year, my granny would make Christmas cake. We all lived together, and she, my mum, and I would each stir the cake batter before she transferred it from her bowl to the tin. The smell of cinnamon and cloves was… View Post

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

As far as I’m concerned, Christmas time starts on the 1st December and not a day before. Seeing the first of the month appear on the calendar means I can officially enjoy the festive period, from hearing (and accepting) Michael Buble’s album in shops to arranging champagne with friends (though not this year, admittedly). By… View Post