Helen Palmer (nice_cup_of_tea) wrote,
Helen Palmer
nice_cup_of_tea

Christmas preparations!

I had such a busy weekend, but I feel quite prepared for Christmas now and very excited!
* On Saturday I did 3 lots of shopping (mostly food and booze and cooking equipment!)
* We bought our Christmas tree (in the middle of a snow blizzard!)
* I planned all the menus for Christmas week and printed out the plan for the kitchen!
* Did an Coop internet shop to arrive on Fri 23rd
* Sorted out our finances
* Made Carrot & Orange Soup and freezed it
* Made Roasted Leek and Potato Soup and freezed it
* Made a new kilo jar of mince meat
* Cleared the living room
* Cleared Cellar
* Eventually found Christmas Decorations in Cellar!
* Decorated the Christmas Tree
* Did 2 more Advent Calendar Book Releases
* Went for a long walk up the snowy Uetliberg - it was lovely, pink sky, setting sun, church bells, lots o snow and just wonderful!
* Went to see "The Family Stone" at the cinema with hubbie
* I still have a few bits of shopping to do this week, plus I have to buy pressies for A. and pressies for our wedding anniversary on the 28th Dec!

Christmas Tree Before


Christmas Tree After


Alternative Christmas Tree


My Christmas Shelf of goodies!
Tags: advent, christmas
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