Sunday, 1 December 2013

Christmas Tree Day²

Christmas Tree Day came a day early yesterday, more due to convenience than anything else. One of my best day's of the year which I always share on here with you (you can see links to previous years at the foot of this post). As I am one hugely into tradition, it becomes more challenging each year to show the day in a different light, as so many things are repeated year after year. I start off with the baking of my Orange Morning Muffins (Nigella Lawson's recipe) and a cup of Chai tea, decorate the tree with my parents, whilst listening to old vinyls on my record player or the Christmas Playlist currently on my iPod. I squeeze in some Christmas card writing (and receiving). There are lots of candles twinkling around my living room and I'm slowly building a collection of Christmas dvd's - it's the build up to the big day I enjoy the most!

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Christmas Play List:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on An Open Fire) - Nat King Cole
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - She & Him
It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams
I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas - Bing Crosby
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - She & Him
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas - Perry Como
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Frank Sinatra
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Driving Home for Christmas - Chris Rea
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - Peggy Lee
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

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Previous year's festivities...

6 comments:

  1. Your Christmas tree looks so pretty! I've been counting down the days until I could put mine up; the house feels so festive now.
    xx

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  2. oh la la, i have never heard about that day {sily me!} but it sounds really intereseting and magic. although you are well prepared to xmas is awesome tho!

    http://coeursdefoxes.blogspot.com

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  3. These photographs are absolutely stunning! They made me feel so Christmassy...really want to put our decs up now! Yours are beautiful :)

    Sarah Elizabeth xx

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  4. Oh, thank you for sharing your day of traditions with us.

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  5. I love how much you get into Christmas! Your photos are beautiful and now I don't feel so silly for blaring Christmas music and watching the Holiday on repeat. I hope you have a lovely lovely holiday the whole way through <3.

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  6. really lovely photos! I just put the kettle on to make hot chocolate after being inspired by your post!

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