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Christmas 2012


Some photos of our festive season celebrations



A little picture I created for Ian's arrival home from college




Christmas Eve: Soaking up the Christmas atmosphere 
before going back to work











CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT


6.30pm: Ian finally on his holidays






Ian waiting impatiently to open the
 last door of the advent calendar





 Easy dinner with my in-laws (cooked by me),
Salmon Pie and Apple Crumble with Custard










23.45: In-laws went home and 
we had hot chocolate by the tree and went to bed at 2.00am


CHRISTMAS DAY


It was so sunny, we went out to our local
seaside village for a long walk in the 
crisp winter air







There was a swim taking place for Crumlin Children's Hospital on the beach.
It didn't look too cold because the sun was shining but it did make us more apprehensive about our swim the following day.







We came home and cooked a delicious breakfast of blueberry pancakes and opened a couple of presents. We visited my father's grave and then went home to get ready for Christmas dinner in my Mum's house.







Ian preparing the gin and tonics








A lovely little reindeer covered baby belly






























I only realised when I put this post together that I didn't take any photos of all the lovely food my Mummy spent hours preparing - Oops!! Next year.

Hope you all had a wonderful and peaceful Christmas.

With Love 

Gem xx
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