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Sunday Sevens #14

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My “Sunday” Sevens are a day late again – I was in Bath Christmas shopping with my daughter yesterday, an annual event in its twentieth year! Each year we drive in before the shops open, have breakfast, lunch and dinner out and manage a bit of shopping and mulled wine in between. It was the last day of the Bath Christmas Market too, so the city was looking and feeling very festive.

We really look forward to this girly day out which only ever happens otherwise on our shared birthday – we were both born on March 13th:)

Here is a snapshot of my week: –

1. Put up the Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

2. Yarn delivery from The Wool Warehouse!

Drops Andes Wool

3. Walking around the village after dark in PJs, dressing gowns and wellies leaving Candy Canes on gateposts/car windscreens as a surprise for the children in the village to wake up to:)

Candy cane surprises

4. Brilliant Christmas Album has been played non-stop since the beginning of December!

Wurzel Christmas Album

5. Home made gift tags from last year’s Christmas cards.

Homemade gift tags

6. First reading of “Twas The Night Before Christmas”.

Twas the night before Christmas

7. Christmas shopping in Bath with my daughter.

Bath shopping

Hop over to Nat at Threads & Bobbins to see what #sundaysevens is all about!

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14 thoughts on “Sunday Sevens #14

  1. Your Christmas traditions are lovely! The candy cane idea is just adorable. I can picture my little nieces discovering them on a fencepost and being so excited πŸ™‚ Love the photo of you and your daughter! Beautiful πŸ™‚

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  2. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Time spent beautifully!

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  3. Love seeing your “Sunday Sevens”! And I love your Christmas traditions! The candy cane idea is fab, as is your idea to make gift tags from last year’s x-mas cards. My favorite – photo and tradition – is the one of you and your daughter! Marianne xx

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  4. Gosh doesn’t she look like you! A very lovely tradition. My Mum and sister do something similar every year (I don’t go as I don’t much like shopping!) which they love. Your tree is fab as well. Have you ever come across a book called The 13 Days of Christmas by Jenny Overton? It’s a fictionalised account of how the carol came to be written and your boys are probably about the right age to appreciate it. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Thirteen-Days-Christmas-Jenny-Overton/dp/0192729578

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  5. Ahh I miss the Bath Christmas Market (used to leave near Bath)! And the candy canes – what a lovely thing to do.

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  6. What a beautiful tree! And the candy cane idea is fantastic!

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  7. A lovely post and it’s really put me more in the festive mood πŸ˜‰ I think it’s time to get our tree up, especially as one of out flock returned home for the holidays yesterday.

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  8. Great Photos! Love the candy cane idea, i’d say your boys will always remember that, and that’s what its all about – good memories! Ciara x

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  9. Ahhh, a beautiful, happy, festive post. I love your Christmas tree, I love the idea of Christmas shopping in Bath, and the photo of you and your daughter is beautiful. Thank you for the joyful Christmas spirit. Wishing you a blissful festive season.

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