My First Christmas Cake

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I wanted to contribute to the Christmas meal someway, and as I’ve managed to bake decent things in the past I decided to give baking a Christmas cake a go – although Matthew was afraid I would ruin Christmas.

Winter Fashion Likes

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I confess; I’ve been spending time on Pinterest again…And here’s the result – a collection of styles and items I like this winter. I really, really like that golden midi-dress in the middle and thought it would be perfect for NYE – but it’s nowhere to be found. Typical.

Weekend Fun

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Hey folks!

Hope everyone’s had a good weekend! My weekend somehow just whizzed by at the speed of light – again. On Saturday we celebrated Matthew’s parents’ 32nd anniversary as well as his dad’s birthday with a long lunch at La P’tite Folie. (It was such a nice lunch that I completely forgot to take photos.)

Christmas Is In Da House

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Decorated Christmas Tree

Here she finally is – our beloved Christmas tree! She’s had to endure the cold and rain in our backyard since October, but thankfully she survived, greener than ever, so we could  put her in a corner and bling her up. Not bad for a first Christmas tree, right? I wish we could keep her throughout the winter, she just lights up the room and makes it feel homier. Pretty sure Matthew won’t let me though…

Edinburgh Christmas Market

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Hello everyone!

Last Saturday we decided to defy the sea of people and venture into the Edinburgh Christmas Market in Prince Street Gardens to soak up some of the Christmas spirit. However, the place was packed (even more so than the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park in London last year) so we gave up pretty quickly and went to Matthew’s folks for dinner, some vino tinto and chilling in front of a log fire instead! I managed to snap a few photos though – how beautiful isn’t that pink sunset?!