The Big Day is getting closer and the excitement is mounting.....
The tree is ready —
|We had help to decorate this year with the step-grandies here for the|
|Quite a jaunt to find it but they finally arrived back home with one!|
|His contribution for Christmas dinner- a fat eel from the river.|
Hmm...ED is not impressed, lucky for her there are other things on the menu!
(Smoked; the eel is tasting surprisingly good!)
|YD's contribution - a vege garden full of goodness.|
I discovered quite a nest of cucumbers this morning!
It's been interesting lately seeing lots of winter Christmas photos on overseas blogs while we are melting in the heat, so I thought I'd share these couple of photos of our Kiwi landscape at Christmas time —
|This is how close we get to snow for Christmas!|
Manuka flowering in the native bush.
|And colour in town....the Pohutakawa are just starting to come out in flower|
and the Jacarandas have been looking beautiful all month.
|Our one Pohutakawa at home has only one bloom (first ever so that's exciting)|
but our Jacaranda is flowering well this year.
And before I sign off —
|A little shout out to Maria - thank you so much for the mailed |
goodness, Maria :-) Isn't he cute?!
I'd like to finish by wishing you all a Wonderful Christmas and Festive Season.
I hope there is plenty of love and good times in the air where you are ♥