Merry Christmas, everyone! We have spent a lovely Christmas with family and good food, including some homegrown roast chicken, first brined by The Husband, lamb, ham and yummy desserts. It is nice to have some downtime, just enjoying the company of those closest to me. Honestly, this Christmas I’m just thankful to have all my … More Christmas & Pre-Christmas: Part 1
With Christmas coming, The Little Fulla and I went Christmas tree hunting. I found the perfect, not-too-big and not-too-expensive tree for us. It was down the bottom of the hill, so I had to drag it all the way up the soggy hill to the car. Then it was decorated. Twice. The first time, The … More Merry Christmas
We’ve had an unusual cold snap. Outside it was 11degC (it had gotten down to 2degC overnight) and frigid rain was falling. It isn’t autumn or winter here. I found myself making Christmas decorations with the fire going and listening to ‘White Christmas’, 10 days out from the first month of Summer, and I thought, … More A White Christmas?
This Christmas at Twiglet Homestead has been a meaningful one. I’m talking about it as if it’s already happened, and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day haven’t even arrived yet. Christmas is about celebrating and giving due reverence to the birth of a baby, the most special baby that ever cried and pooped, just like all … More This Christmas