maandag 31 december 2012

Almost New Year




Can you believe it's almost 2013? Just a few hours and then the fireworks will light up the deep ink evening sky...

vrijdag 28 december 2012

Fun Fun Fun at Xmas



We had an awesome Christmas together. Thinking about it makes me smile 24/7. You don't have to be with loads of people, eat a ton of food or end up burried under a massive pile of gifts to have the time of your life...

dinsdag 25 december 2012

Yay, It's Christmas Day



Yes it's that special day again, Christmas day. So I put up the garland I bought this year. I like it's country feel and think it looks wonderful on the cabinet. It's cute don't you think?! I'm celebrating with my family today so...

zaterdag 22 december 2012

Felt Cupcakes & Apple soup



I treated myself to a hot chocolate with a ginger cookie this morning. Mom helped me to carefully cut out a small piece of cookie. So that it would sit on the rim of the cup & look really pretty. Charlotte likes the look of it too...

woensdag 19 december 2012

Chanel at the Dylan hotel


One day last week my sister called me up & asked me to join her for a perfume workshop that would be held in Amsterdam. I had to let her know if I'd come straight away. She would have to pass that information on to the lady who organized it. I said yes, and so it was that last monday I traveled to my sister's house... 

zondag 16 december 2012

Christmas decorations



Ah Christmas, the pretty decorations. The smell of gingercake and cinnamon floating through the air. Getting cards and watching some sappy holiday movies. Being with family and celebrating together. It all just makes me so happy. One thing that has always been present during Christmas here at Pale Rose is the good old traditional tree...

donderdag 13 december 2012

A Fine Day




S. came to visit with me earlier this week and we had a wonderful day with lots of fun and baking. She came early in the morning, we started with tea and a chat & then made dinner for the four of us...

maandag 10 december 2012

Dickens Night



I like to read Charles Dickens, his language & his ability to add emotion in surroundings aswell as characters appeal to me. Some of his books are better than others but I have many favorites. Like Our Mutual Friend or A Christmas Carol.
In the city where my sister lives they hold a Dickens Night every year...

woensdag 5 december 2012

St Nicholas Day & a Party



December fifth is St. Nicholas day. It used to be on December 6, but they changed it for some reason. I wish they had not done so, as it's now on the same day as the birthday of a very special lady...

dinsdag 4 december 2012

St Barbara Day




Today it's St. Barbara day & if you put some cherry tree branches in a vase, you might (if you're lucky) get flowers on Christmas eve...

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