Monday, 28 December 2015

Post Christmas purchasing

I sneaked up to Asda this morning for some 'pre Christmas' shopping for next year.
I have my wrapping paper for next year and chose something not very Chrsitmassy so its okay for birthdays as well.
Also some crumpets reduced to 25p for the pack.
Some wine which my son requested for a new year party, for which I will be reimbursed.
I toyed with the idea of buying reduced price gift sets for next year but then realised I would have lost them by next December :)
I have some gift vouchers for TKMaxx and a returnable item for there too so might buy some under wear (so rock'n'roll)

That's my January sales activity done

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Christmas is coming, goose is getting fat

Ha ha, I have never been so on top of things. in fact surely something must go wrong!

Presents
We have a thing with presents in the family. Its a £10 per person limit, so really just a nice little something to open. It keep s the cost down but its also fun and creative to do the shopping. This year I created a wish list on Amazon and added and took away until I had exactly what I wanted, then i ordered it all in one go. My kind neighbour had most of the stuff delivered to her but I bought her a bottle of thank you wine for saving me from trudging streets for endless days. I also made sweeties and home made infusions (booze) to make it more interesting. I don't do presents with friends although my best friend and I give each other our actual possession from time to time. My house smells of cinnamon.

Cards
Not one. To me it seems pointless and we stopped a decade ago. I will do a facebook greeting and an email to non facebooky people

Decorations
Fairly lights in the sitting room, chillie lights and red lantern in the kitchen, more fairly lights in the conservatory. All old, I mean I owned them already not they are antique. I have also some mugs with furry penguins and polar bears in! Not sure why but they are cute. Tomorrow we will sort out the tree.

Next;Food prep



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