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Advent time. The second candle is lit.

Advent time. The second candle is lit.

The second candle is lit. I am wishing all of you a beautiful second Sunday of Advent.

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EggNog that needs to sit for a while.

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EggNog that needs to sit for a while.

I'm trying out this recipe for eggnog for the very first time this year. Well to be specific, I made it on 12/1/2018 and now I'm going to let it sit until Christmas and wait to find out if it is really going to be as good as the recipe says and if I will be able to give it to someone as a Christmas present. I don't know about you but I love the idea of mixing something together and having to wait for 3 weeks for the result. Not that anything would happen if you start drinking the eggnog...

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Advent time. The first candle is lit.

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Advent time. The first candle is lit.

The first candle is lit. Advent has started and Christmas time is almost here. Advent time is perfect to think about life and how to make it better for you and everyone else around you. Time to take it easy, relax and get ready for the main Christmas holiday.After a few years, even I'm using advent time this way. I'm in no hurry, I'm enjoying peace and quiet. My home is clean, organized, and full of wonderful Christmas scents - dried apples, oranges, cinnamon, and honey. I'm thinking about those closest to me, especially my son (finally without worries) who...

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My last minute Christmas wreath

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My last minute Christmas wreath

First advent Sunday is already tomorrow! I think that most of you probably already have your Christmas wreath bought or made, but I'm sure there are some of us that do things last minute . And today's blog is for you, and for those that just want an idea for next year.I made my wreath on Friday. It was done nice and quick, and I personally love it. To make it, all you need is a basic wreath, some small needled branches, dried fruit like oranges and apples, some walnuts, pine cones and maybe some rowan berries.You can also use...

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Free Christmas Tree Coaster Crochet Pattern - MonikaCrochet

Free Christmas Tree Coaster Crochet Pattern - MonikaCrochet

Beautiful day my dears! And because it is the Christmas in the air (Can you believe it? Time is flying so fast!), there is a new free pattern available for you - Christmas Tree Coaster. I wish you all happy days full of crocheting. Christmas Tree Coaster Pattern Materials: 100% cotton yarn: bright green, brown, and red. (I used Schachenmayr Catania originals) Crochet hooks G/6 and E/4 Cotton thread Needle Scissors Crochet Abbreviations: ch – chain   dec - decrease rnd – round sc – single crochet sl st – slip stitch st – stitch tog - together Instructions: Crochet the green...

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