Friday, 31 December 2010

What Santa Brought

Christmas Day seems like THAT long ago now, we’ve had a week of socialising,  and eating. It’s a funny thing, this eating around Christmas. It feels compulsory. Like it would be bad if we stopped for..oh 5 minutes…

I keep looking at my wee stash of loot from Santa and I feel lucky :)

A few things  I got… these lovely PJ’s and Bed Jacket set from my sis. Yes I did say Bed Jacket. No I’m not 84. But, what can i say? I am nice and cosy :)

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You can’t see my feet but I’m wearing my new slippers from Mr D.

Btw, that was me ‘dressed’ for dinner. New Pj’s, slippers and necklace. Rock & Roll :)

You also can’t see but I’m also wearing my new Blue Topaz & Marcasite necklace from my Mum & Dad..heres a close up..

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To go with that my sis also bought me this fab marcasite brooch which cunningly can double as a pendant

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I did get rather a lot of alcohol, including 3 bottles of Rose wine, a bottle of Port, a bottle of gin (complete with a pack of little tonic waters!) but if you think that’s telling, Mr D racked up a total of 6 bottles of Malt Whiskey!!

I also got books! Yipppeeeeee! I LOVE getting books, but it doesn't often happen, due to the fact that I read so much, People tend not to risk buying me any, so I was chuffed to get these two off Mum & Dad..

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Who doesn't like a good Christmassy Story?..And this one I’ve looked at & looked at, but due to my tightness at buying brand new books, ‘Ive never got it..

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Oh and Mr D got the hint & bought me this one, which is made extra special because it’s against my religion generally to buy Hard back books.. :)

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Other lovely pressies were…some yummie hand made chocs from a friend..

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And how can I not mention the top which came from Father in law..

27724_default_m Didn’t he do well?! It’s from Fat Face, which I know that really it’s probably quite easy as there isn’t much in that shop I wouldn’t wear..but still…he’s a man..and he bought this all by himself. You have to be impressed :)

That’s all I have pics of.. but I did get a few other goodies too..

A pair of amber earrings from Mother in law

Socks. Lots of Socks. But good socks, so I’m not moaning, mum…:)

Notecards… cos you know There’s nothing like sending a wee note to people

A new Scarf, (this is almost a tradition, like new Pj’s I’m not sure it would be Christmas without..

A pewter Land Rover pin badge. Cos I’m in the gang.

A voucher from Mr D to go towards my new camera which I’m saving for :)

There you have it! Who’s a lucky girl then?!

Can we believe this is the last day of 2010. I’m off to get ready for tonight's festivities…

Have Fun!! :)

8 comments:

  1. Wow! That's a lot of loot! I love that you paired your pretty pjs and bed jacket with a necklace and voila! You were all fancy for Christmas dinner. Fabulous!

    Happy New Year!

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  2. You'll have to tell me how Her Fearful Symmetry is, I've been wanting to read it!

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  3. Wow what lovely gifts! Happy New Year!

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  4. Wow you got spoilt! That bed jacket looks so comfy, I have one similar and they're the best things ever! Happy New Year to you :-)

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  5. A good haul!
    I bought Her Fearful Symmetry with my Christmas book token cos I loved The Time Travellers Wife. Looking forward to reading it.
    Have a good 2011!

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  6. Hello Claire ..Thank you for calling over to my blog.. Wow you did get some very lovely gifts..

    I got some new boots from Schhuuu, a new duvet coat from Gap, and Pj's from gap .. earrings, bath stuff which I always ask for, candles too. But no books and I haven't bought any for ages. I do love the jacket with your pj's .. nice and comfy.

    I always decorate our tree on my own too.. all my decorations are neatly wrapped up . I used to do quite a kiddies tree , when kids were younger now , all glass !

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  7. You got some lovely pressies. I love your necklace and brooch, I'm a big marcasite fan myself. I too never buy hardbacks, unless they're non fiction and something I really want.

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