christmas

Changes

Sometimes this time of year rings in changes for people. I’ve often struggled with depression and the run up to christmas is specially tricky for me. However his year I decided to escape. And escape my family did, we flew off to the Canary Islands (as if you hadn’t guessed) and enjoyed some sunshine. Although …

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Boxing Day Dinner

We have a little tradition in our house that we don’t have Christmas dinner on Christmas Day, but make and eat it on Boxing Day instead. In years past we did and I found sometimes it ended up being a flop. The children would be up from the middle of the night then fill up …

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January Round Up

I need to take stock! I have spent a fair amount of time sick in the last 12 months. There’s been ups and downs, a few hospital trips and a lot of soul searching. I have neglected my friends, online and real life. I’ve not gone to my groups or meetings, avoided social situations too. …

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Cranberry Sauce Recipe

With Christmas looming I have done most of the preparations, including making some proper cranberry sauce. Keeping up with traditions I am going to share some of my recipes as the month goes by. We wont eat Christmas dinner on the day itself but will enjoy it on boxing day. I cant really take the …

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Getting ready

Well it’s the 4th of December! Don’t roll your eyes thinking I am stating the obvious will you! I haven’t updated my blog site for so long people are beginning to think I have fallen off the face of the Earth. So here I am with a summery update for everyone, especially those who asked. …

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