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Happy Days

Aaah - I LOVE this time of year.  Nice and relaxed as the year draws to a close and a new one is about to begin.  So who is still eating Christmas/Boxing Day leftovers?  We're just about at the end of ours I think with ham toasties for breakfast.  I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. 

I dug out some of my Stampin' Up supplies the day before Christmas for some last minute wrapping and tag making. 

Brown paper packages

Tag kit

Tags

Hannah made tags for her presents using MDS. (She bought some presents for us with her pocket money - such a sweetie.) 

Hannah tag

We woke up at our house Christmas morning - quite a rarity as we often stay at my mum and dad's.  Our morning looked a bit like this ....

Jack-presents

Jack pretty much thought everything was "awesome."  Pokemon cards - awesome.  Paints - awesome.  A book - awesome. 

We found a reasonably priced phone for Hannah (who has let us know for the last year that she's the only child in the entire universe without one apparently!)  I think it is now surgically attached to her hand. 

Hannah-phone

Off to mum and dad's for a delicious Christmas lunch and dinner with my side of the family.  I love all the traditions of our Christmas.  The plates that were my grandparent's wedding set, the tablecloth handed down from past generations, the cutlery that was a wedding gift to mum and dad. 

Traditions

Hannah and my mum decorating the Christmas pav. 

Mum-hannah-pav

Mum-hannah-pav

Home again to our place then we did it all again on Boxing Day with John's side of the family.  It was our turn to host this year.  Class ladies - my class table got a Christmas makeover!

Room

A lovely day of family, fun, billiards, basketball, photos and catching up.  And of course - lots of EATING!  I don't think I need to eat for a week now. 

We had family staying for a few extra days so organised an excursion to the Melbourne Star.  Nice way to see the city.

Melbourne-star

Hannah-star

So that was our Christmas.  I hope yours was wonderful.  I do love this post Christmas week too - a bit of relaxing down time.  We're having a bit of a rumpus room makeover with some help from Ikea. 

Before I go, here's a peek at this week's Weekly Deals for anyone wanting to do some specials shopping to add to their craft collection.  Some great framelits this week. 

Weekly-deals-29-dec

You can find them here:  Weekly Deals

Have a great week and I hope you've got some creative time happening. 

Happy stamping!

Cheers, Sue

 

Comments

Mary Kelly

Great post Sue. Loved seeing your Christmas shots. Loved the Christmas table and the dinner plates are gorgeous. I am pretty sure that cutlery is "Christine" which I also have had since my wedding.
Hope 2015 brings everything you are hoping for.
Mary

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