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...


  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.

  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!

  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

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

  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.

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


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