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Snow at Longwood

Our third Christmas stateside

Snow at Longwood

We had a wonderful, traditional Christmas. Christmas Eve evening was just lovely. We took the excited boys to the glorious light show at Longwood Gardens. The whole experience became ten times more exciting and perfect with the fall of the first sticking snow of the season. There was definitely enough to scrape snowballs together and scrunch satisfyingly through the snow. The day itself started with the excitement of finding out that Santa had not only… Read More »

Balloons and Father Christmas 2012

For our third Thanksgiving in the USA, we decided to turn our backs on an all day eating fest and join one of the best loved traditions – so we went to New York to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. This also meant that we would be able to witness the arrival of Santa Claus / Father Christmas and welcome him for the unofficial kick-off of the Christmas season. Seb and I caught the… Read More »

And so January passes

Here we are in the middle / end of January, and at least one of my resolutions has already been scuppered. Perhaps I should make February 1st the starter for my resolutions? One of my resolutions was to post to my blog at least every other week – as you may be able to tell by my blogging silence, that hasn’t really happened. Hopefully this post will make up for the silence, but you may… Read More »

Sunny sleigh ride

Christmas

Sunny sleigh ride

I don’t know why it takes me by surprise after all this time, but Christmas has a habit of creeping up and ambushing me. Every year during December I make the same promise to myself – next year I will start earlier. I should know by now that I never do. This year has been exactly the same, but with the added stress of earlier posting dates. For two weeks solid my life has been… Read More »