CHRISTMAS PUDDING – EASY CROCK POT RECIPE

500 – 600g dried and/or crystallised fruit Use what ever fruit you like, ¼ -½ cup each of prunes (dried plums), crystallised pineapple and ginger, dried cranberries, raisins, currants and apricots.  Otherwise the easiest option is to buy a 1kg packet of mixed dried fruit which can be purchased at any supermarket. ¼ cup sherry, rum or stout (beer)…

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“Angels We Have Heard On High….”

Christmas is a special time for children, not only are they looking forward to opening their presents on Christmas day, but the decorations, the tree and everything about the season excites them.  So continuing with our nativity scene and theme in the living room and kitchen area; this year I wanted to make the room…

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Nativity Scene ~ 2012

Each year our scene is set up slightly different (see 2011 here), we don’t set up our ‘stable/cave’ until Christmas eve, but have the scene unfolding around the area.  The children love to see the figures moving closer to the cave in anticipation that Christmas day is nearer.

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FLICKS FRIDAY

A bit of carolling, fun and entertainment! The Gardiner Sisters This is my most FAVOURITE Christmas Carol  I think Christina Grimmie beats Mariah Carey in this version. Wow, how old is this girl?Anna Graceman

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FLICKS FRIDAY

We have this one on a VHS (do any of you still own old video player – well we do).  I also have this version on DVD too, however, they didn’t put part 2 on the disk and just finished the story after the scene below: I could only find this scene on YouTube. Part…

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FLICKS FRIDAY

Gone are the days during Christmas time when children’s television was filled with beautiful shows and movies relating to Christmas and the real reason for the season. Over the next few weeks I am going to re-live my childhood and share with you some of my old favourites. If you go to the actual YouTube video, you should be able to…

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