Sunday, 21 December 2008

Getting Christmassy... and some long overdue "thank you"s

Many weeks ago, I was lucky enough to meet some lovely bloggers in London, when they let me gatecrash their lunch in Covent Garden.

I was also lucky enough to receive all sorts of fabtastic gifties from said bloggers, which are now all helping to make things festive chez chicken.

This beautiful little quilt from Lesley has pride of place amid my living room decorations:

These gorgeous bracelets from Emma and Val are making my wrists all sparkly and party-like:

And this little gem from Lucy is wonderfully seasonal... although I can't bring myself to use it for its intended purpose... it's just too pretty!

In other Christmas news, we have adorned Spike the Vicious Houseplant with his annual garb of glittery baubles:

And this afternoon we have made one hundred Christmas biscuits (this picture is only about half of the total):

We still have to add icing, but after several hours in the kitchen already, my enthusiasm has started to wane... bulk-catering obviously isn't my calling...

However, my festive spirit is still strong as an ox, so it just remains for me to say:

Happy Christmas to anyone who has stopped by to read this - may you have a lovely time over Christmas, and wishing you all happiness for 2009.



Daisie said...

And a very happy Christmas to you too!!

Kitty said...

Mmmm, lovely biccies. Nice gifts too.

Merry Christmas to you and yours - have a wonderful time.


Lucy Locket-Pocket said...

Have a lovely Christmas! You could always use your loo-roll for blowing your nose!

Lucy x

dottycookie said...

A hundred biscuits? And I thought I was baking mad!

Have a lovely Christmas - not long now!!

Gina said...

Lots of very happy Christmas wishes to you too!

trashalou said...

I bought my evil b-i-l the same present Locket gave you!

Hope you and the NBM have a fabulous Christmas.

Random Reflections said...

Happy Christmas. I hope you have a good festive season.

Michaela said...

Happy christmas to you and NBM. 100 biscuits? Who's coming round? Very hungry people no doubt!


monkee maker said...

Oooh, smashing xmassy goodies there.

I hope that you and the NBM had a fabulous Christmas and didn't get too full of christmas biscuits!

Thanks for the heads-up about the PG tips ad, I tuned in after 9 and wouldn't let Simon do his usual channel hopping during the ad-breaks. Brill!

Happy New Year to you both.


Moogsmum said...

Hi VC!! Happy New Year!

Hope you and NBM had a fab Christmas...did you spend it eating biscuits?


lauren said...

HAPPY happy happy happy HAPPY happy happy happy HAPPY happy HAPPY happy HAPPY happpppppppppppppy christmas! and now new year, as well!!! spike is looking verrrrrry festive indeed! hope you did not eat ALL *100* biscuits in one sitting! :)

Stine said...

Hey there missy - where have you been lately? Its nearly Valentine's Day and no VC since Christmas! Hope all is well with you and yours.