Christmas 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014

I love Christmas more and more each year. I remember when I was younger I didn't enjoy it very much. In Estonia the tradition on Christmas Eve is to welcome 'Santa' to our home - we have to read a poem, sing a song or dance as he is bringing our gifts. I always hated it, we had to do it at school and sometimes at home. Now I feel I can enjoy the holiday peacefully! 

I opened my presents on Christmas Eve. I first thought I would follow the English tradition and open my gifts on Christmas day but I couldn't wait another night! Tristan and I spent Christmas day preparing food and had friends over for the evening. For dinner we had a leg of lamb with oven baked potatoes, gravy and some veggies - I can't believe I forgot to take pictures! For dessert we had a big selection of sweets: cupcakes, lemon meringue, Aero cookies and a lot of candy. 

I took a few pictures with my Polaroid camera (and my SLR). I would love to print out and put together all of my memories in a scrapbook and create something lovely to look at together with my family and friends.


 







 





I feel a bit sad when Christmas is over. There is such a long wait through the year and when it finally arrives it has gone in just a day or two. I visited my family in Estonia just before Christmas and got to spend both public holidays with my friends and loved ones.
We're still keeping our tree up for a little longer though as I like the fairy lights and decorations. Our tree looks so empty now that our presents are opened - I hung a stocking on the tree to make it look a bit more cheerful!




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  1. Looks like you had a lovely Christmas :) I like your decorations! And I agree, it's over too soon! x

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  2. Wishing you a very very lovely new year.

    Stefanie | Casualllyawkward | Bloglovin

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  3. Looks like a great time. Hope you had a great holiday season!

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